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Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Grundy County Board of Health met August 21

By Michael Abella | Sep 12, 2019

Meeting 10

Grundy County Board of Health met Aug. 21.

Here is the minutes provided by the board:

I. Call to Order

Attendee Name

Title

Status

Arrived

Dick Joyce

Board of Heath member

Present

 Ann Marie Struck

Board of Health member

Present

Joan Harrop

Board of Health president

Present

Leticia Setrini-Best

Board of Health secretary

Present

6:43 PM

Larry Johnson

Board of Health member

Absent

Dana Howd

Board of Health member

Absent

Lana Phillips

Board Member

Absent

 
Dean Marketti

Board of Health vies-president

Present

The August 21, 2019 Board of Health meeting was called to order at 6:33 pm with the pledge to the flag. Also in attendance were: Michelle Pruim, Health Department Administrator; Dian Brown, Director of Office Management; Cara Anderson, Director of Environmental Health; Katie Harrison, Director of Nursing; Tania Schwer, Director of Senior Programs; Darcy Jasien, Director of Behavioral Health. This meeting is being recorded.

II. Public Portion

none

III. Approval of Agenda**

1. Motion to approve the August 21, 2019 agenda as presented

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Ann Marie Struck, Board of Health member

SECONDER: Dean Marketti, Board of Health vies-president

AYES: Joyce, Struck, Harrop, Setrini-Best, Marketti

ABSENT: Johnson, Howd, Phillips

IV. Approval of BOH minutes**

1. Board of Health - Regular Meeting - Jun 19, 2019 6:30 PM

The June 19, 2019 Board of Health minutes were approved as presented

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Dick Joyce, Board of Heath member

SECONDER: Ann Marie Struck, Board of Health member

AYES: Joyce, Struck, Harrop, Setrini-Best, Marketti

ABSENT: Johnson, Howd, Phillips

V. Health Department Operations Report

1. Health Department Operations Report

Administration: Community Health Needs Assessment in process in preparation for IPLAN; AnyBody 5K- 165 registered participants ($3700.00 from 2018 helped approximately 22 families); attended ACES ( Adverse Childhood Experiences) in preparation of becoming a "trauma-informed' health department; County Board has asked for the BOH stance and recreational cannabis sale and distribution in Grundy County. BoH has asked for more specifics on what they are asking for. Example: effects on residents (increase health addictions/care, traffic accidents), effects of public health (monitoring, inspecting, additional services, additional revenue)

Nursing: Children immunization program- VFC will accept both Medicaid Title 19 and Title 21; flu vaccine delivery is projected for the end of September; mobile flu clinics are scheduled for Saratoga Towers-Morris, Morris United Methodist Church, Church of Hope-Gardner; reviewed were nursing statistics comparing the last two months.

Seniors: the division is fully staffed with 3FT and 1PT Care Coordinator; new staff will attend the IDoA's required training in order to receive Care Coordinator certification; staff audited case management files to continue quality assurance; effective 7/1/2019 Community Care program reimbursement rates increased. Initial Assessments have increased 140% per assessment.; additional initial assessments will be added to each Choices screened client to provide better services to the resident and also increase revenue.

Environmental Health: work continues on the Retail Programs Standards Self-Assessment. Currently five of the nine standards have been completed; 7/23/2019 hosted Certified Food Program Managers course with 25 attendees; Statistics for the division were shared with the board.

Behavioral Health: the Behavioral Health/Crossroads grant proposal has been with-drawn from Community Foundation. The dollar amount request was significantly greater than they typically fund; Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) training was held August 15th with 40 people attending. The training was designed to help people gain an understanding of ACES and behavioral health professional to learn how to use Resilience as part of therapy; WRAP (Wellness Recovery Action Plan) graduation was August 14; the BALC audit was completed in early July with only a few citations that have been easily remedied.

Public Health Emergency: June 10, 2019 the health department performed Site Activation drill with one of our local partners; June 19, 2019 the health department conducted an after hours Incident Command drill; June 25 and June 27, C. Anderson attended the IDPH PHEP summit. Attendance required by the PHEP grant; Preparation activities for the Statewide Functional Exercise scheduled for August 13-16 continue.

Outreach and Education Events: 8/21-Mobile Hearing Van (Administration Building); 8/22- Mobile Dental Van (Coal City); 8/28- Veterans Support (Administration Building).

RESULT: ACCEPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Dick Joyce, Board of Heath member

SECONDER: Ann Marie Struck, Board of Health member

AYES: Joyce, Struck, Harrop, Setrini-Best, Marketti

ABSENT: Johnson, Howd, Phillips

VI. Financial Report

1. Financial Report July 2019

The July 2019 Financial Report was approved as presented. At 66% through the year, general fund Revenue is at 53% and general fund Expenses are at 59%.

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Dean Marketti, Board of Health vies-president

SECONDER: Leticia Setrini-Best, Board of Health secretary

AYES: Joyce, Struck, Harrop, Setrini-Best, Marketti

ABSENT: Johnson, Howd, Phillips

2. Grant Activity

Presented were grant applied for, received, denied, and in process.

RESULT: INFORMATIONAL ONLY

VII. Claims

1. July 2019

The July 2019 health department claims were approved for payment as presented.

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Ann Marie Struck, Board of Health member

SECONDER: Dick Joyce, Board of Heath member

AYES: Joyce, Struck, Harrop, Setrini-Best, Marketti

ABSENT: Johnson, Howd, Phillips

2. August 2019

The August 2019 health department claims were approved for payment as presented.

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Ann Marie Struck, Board of Health member

SECONDER: Dick Joyce, Board of Heath member

AYES: Joyce, Struck, Harrop, Setrini-Best, Marketti

ABSENT: Johnson, Howd, Phillips

VIII. OldBusiness

none

IX. New Business

1. Health Department "No Shows"

Discussion was held on "no shows" for health department appointments and ideas to decrease the number. The effect the "no show" rate has on the current waiting list; time frame for first appointment; non-refundable fee for mandatory evaluations; text reminders frequency; phone calls; and loss in revenue were topics covered. Recommendations were asked for from the Board of Health.

RESULT: INFORMATIONAL ONLY

2. FY19 Budget Revision

The revised FY19 Budget was presented for review. Increase in subsidy due to the following significant changes:

Expenses- $60,000 in required Electronic Health records software; $46,000 in unexpected health care coverage changes (employee electing family coverage)

Revenue- $60,813.00 over estimated unrestricted revenue with original FY19 proposal.

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Dean Marketti, Board of Health vies-president

SECONDER: Ann Marie Struck, Board of Health member

AYES: Joyce, Struck, Harrop, Setrini-Best, Marketti

ABSENT: Johnson, Howd, Phillips

X. Other

A. Executive Session

At 7:53 pm, the Board went into Executive Session to discuss personnel issues on a motion made by D. Joyce and seconded by A. Struck. On a roll call vote said motion prevailed by the following vote: Ayes Board of Health members: Marketti, Harrop, Setrini-Best, Joyce and Struck: 5. Nays: none. Absent: Johnson, Howd, Phillips. Motion carried.

At 8:07 pm the Board returned to open session on a motion made by D. Joyce and seconded by A. Struck. Motion carried.

XI. Action as Result of Executive Session

To move forward with the items discussed in Executive Session as directed.

XII. Adjournment

1. Motion to adjourn the August 21, 2019 Board of Health meeting.

The August 21, 2019 Board of Health meeting was adjourned at 8:08pm. The recording was stopped.

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Dean Marketti, Board of Health vies-president

SECONDER: Ann Marie Struck, Board of Health member

AYES: Joyce, Struck, Harrop, Setrini-Best, Marketti

ABSENT: Johnson, Howd, Phillips

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