October 2018 Board of Health (BOH) Agenda

GUELPH Office – Trillium Room
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.


Vision: Everyone has the opportunity for health and well-being.

Mission: Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health uses an innovative approach to deliver evidence-informed programs and services to meet the distinctive needs of our communities.

Strategic Directions

Health Equity: We will provide programs and services that integrate health equity principles to reduce or eliminate health differences between population groups.

Organizational Capacity: We will improve our capacity to effectively deliver public health programs and services.

Service-Centred Approach: We are committed to providing excellent service to anyone interacting with Public Health.

Building Healthy Communities: We will work with communities to support the health and well-being of everyone.

Item Presenter
1. Call to Order
  • Status of BOH Vacancies; and
  • January 2, 2019 BOH Meeting
2. Disclosure(s) of Pecuniary Interest (Chair)
3. Approval of Minutes from September 5, 2018 Board Meeting (Chair)
4. MOH Update(s) Dr. Mercer

5. Presentation(s)

  • None

6. Business Arising

Dr. Mercer

7. Consent Agenda

Dr. Mercer

8. BOH Reports

  1. BH.01.OCT0318.R28 - Well Water Research Project Update
  2. BH.01.OCT0318.R29 - Immunization Coverage Rates for School-Aged Children
  3. BH.01.OCT0318.R30 - Opioid Surveillance Update
  4. BH.01.OCT0318.R31 - Opioid Harm Reduction Update in Wellington, Dufferin and Guelph
  1. C. Beveridge
  2. R. Isley
  3. K. Wilson
  4. R. Isley

9. Committee (Verbal) Report(s)

D. Lever
10. Correspondence  

11. Closed Session

  • To approve the September 5, 2018 Close Session BOH Minutes
  • MOH Update(s) [personal matters about an identifiable individual, including BOH employees].
  • (Chair)
  • Dr. Mercer

12. Adjournment

  • Next Meeting is November 7, 2018