I. To review all Kentucky Revised Statutes and Administrative Regulations and other laws which govern Kentucky health departments, click here: KRSs and ARs that Govern KY Health Departments.
A. 902 KAR 8:150; Section C specifically details the “functions of the board”.
II. To learn the distinctions between the Local and District Board of Health, click here: Local versus District Board of Health.
III. To view other Board Members, click here: District and Local Boards of Health Members.
IV. To access detailed orientation materials, click the following: Basic Board Orientation by NALBOH or DPH Board Orientation or NALBOH Board Orientation.
V. To read about some of the programatic and staffing impacts due to the down-turn in the economy, click the following:NACCHO: Local Health Department Job Losses and Program Cuts.
VI. To access the Department for Public Health’s Administrative Reference regarding Local Board’s of health, click the following: Boards of Health.
VII. To read about the “Winnable Public Health Battles” as identified by the Centers for Disease Control, click the following: “Winnable Public Health Battles”. To read a progress report on the “Winnable Public Health Battles”, click the following: Progress Report.
VII. To read about NALBOH’s Governance Functions of Health Boards, click the following: The Governance Functions of Health Boards”.
VIII. To learn about the legal authority of Health Boards in regards to tobaccon control: click the following: Tobacco Control.
IX. To learn about how to evaluate a public health director/officer in terms of core competencies, click the following: Health Officer Core Competencies.
X. To review the benefits and uses of the community guide for Boards of Health, click the following: Benefits and Uses of The Community Guide for Boards of Health.
XI. To learn more about local health department strategic planning, click the following: Strategic Planning: A How-To Guide for LHDs.
XII. To learn more about Local Boards of Health and environmental policy, click the following: Local Boards of Health and Environmental Policy.
XIII. To review the Board’s Code of Ethics, click the following: Board of Health Code of Ethics.