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The Harrison County Board of Health (BOH) is the governing board in the county for public health and is required to meet at least 6 times annually (as of 7/1/2011). The BOH establish the framework for public health. They provide local public health vision, mission, and advocacy and encourage community involvement in selecting public health priorities.
The BOH: Enforce state health laws and the rules and lawful orders of the state department; Make and enforce such reasonable rules and regulations not inconsistent with law, the rules of the state board, or the Iowa public health standards as may be necessary for the protection and improvement of the public health; Employ persons as necessary for the efficient discharge of its duties.

Dawn Fichter, MSN, RN - Chairperson
Christy Jackson, ARNP - Vice Chair
Nathaniel Alvis, DO - Board Physician
Christine Hedger, RN
Michael Raine
Amy Sherer
Andrew Pittz
Kristy Rife, Recording Secretary

All Department events, including Board of Health meetings, are listed on our Facebook Page by CLICKING HERE.

Agendas & Minutes:
07/16/2013: AGENDA | MINUTES
09/17/2013: AGENDA | MINUTES
11/12/2013: AGENDA | MINUTES
02/18/2014: AGENDA | MINUTES
03/11/2014: AGENDA | MINUTES
02/18/2014: AGENDA
08/21/2012: AGENDA | MINUTES
10/16/2012: AGENDA | MINUTES
01/08/2013: AGENDA | MINUTES
03/12/2013: AGENDA | MINUTES
03/26/2013: AGENDA | MINUTES
05/14/2013: AGENDA | MINUTES

08/16/2011: AGENDA | MINUTES
11/29/2011: AGENDA | MINUTES
01/10/2012: AGENDA | MINUTES
03/20/2012: AGENDA | MINUTES
05/15/2012: AGENDA | MINUTES
09/14/2010: AGENDA | MINUTES
12/14/2010: AGENDA | MINUTES
02/22/2011: AGENDA | MINUTES
03/29/2011: AGENDA | MINUTES
05/17/2011: AGENDA | MINUTES

09/15/2009: AGENDA | MINUTES
01/05/2010: AGENDA | MINUTES
03/23/2010: AGENDA | MINUTES
06/15/2010: AGENDA | MINUTES

Board of Health Resources:
IDPH's Guidebook for Local Boards of Health