This session of the radio show shares the Town of Franklin Board of Health Meeting held on Wednesday, January 4, 2023. All three board members participated, 2 in room, 1 remote (hence roll call votes). Health Dept staff present were in the 3rd floor training room.
- Public hearing on proposed reflexology regulations held as scheduled, regulations approved, to be effective in 30 days to allow for posting, communications, etc.
- Reorganization of committee resulted in B Sweet remaining as Chair, and T Cochrane taking role as Vice-Chair
- Capture of food waste pilot program made another appearance on TV, is continuing to be expanded to other schools
- Inspector’s report, Nurse’s report, Epidemiologist report all touting volume and some issues but nothing major
- Homeless data gathered for report to CHANA6 region (of which we are part)
- Development of new OPIOID dashboard almost complete, updates to COVID dashboard ongoing, new Flu dashboard also nearing competition status
The meeting runs about 30 minutes. Let’s listen to the Board of Health meeting Jan 4, 2022.
The Board of Health agenda can be found ->
Reflexology regulations as proposed
My notes collected in a Twitter thread PDF ->
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