The Iowa Code chapter 137 and Iowa Administrative Code 641, chapters 77 and 78 give local boards of health jurisdiction over public health matters within their local service areas. Local boards of health are responsible for taking an active role in setting public health goals and priorities, shaping delivery service systems, and ensuring efficient and effective use of resources. The local criteria require each local board of health to designate a local public health agency to comply with the Iowa Public Health Standards for its jurisdiction. The local criteria require the board of health to assure that the designated local public health agency complies with the standards.
Board of Health Members:
Cindy Carstens, Lake City Carl Legore, Rockwell City Joyce Lewis, Pomeroy BJ Ukena, Manson Liz Peterson, PA-C Dave McClain, Rockwell City Kim Kramer, Lake City (Chair)
Meetings are held every other month starting in January. Contact us to get on the agenda. Here is the agenda for the Jan. 18 meeting.
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