Health

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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Members

The Burke County Board of Health consists of 11 members appointed by the Board of Commissioners

Appointments are for three-year terms but shall not exceed three consecutive terms. A member must be appointed to represent each of the following professions:

  • County Commissioner
  • Dentist
  • Citizen representatives (4)
  • Licensed pharmacist
  • Optometrist
  • Physician
  • Registered nurse
  • Veterinarian

Overview

The Board is the primary policy-making and adjudicatory body for the Burke County Health Department and is charged to protect and promote the public health of Burke County. This function may include allocating resources, planning programs, and advising the Health Director on health issues.