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Tama County Public Health and Home Care

Tama County Public Health Advisory Board

Dr. Polly Hineman, Chairman

Melinda Shorff-Eggers, Vice-Chairman

Mike Buchanan, Member

Mike Marquess, Member

Becky Heeren, Member

Cindy Hill, Member

The Tama County Advisory Board to the Board of Health was formed and convened for the first time in 1967.

Advisory Board members meet four times a year to advise the Board of Health on professional issues, participate in the evaluation of Agency programs, assist the Agency in maintaining liaison with other health-care providers, assist with public relations for the Public Health Nursing Program within the community and advise the Board of Health regarding Public Health nursing activities.

This Board, essentially, acts as the 'work horse' for the Board of Health, providing recommendations regarding the scope of services, admissions and discharges, medical supervision, plan of care, emergency care, clinical records, personnel qualifications, program evaluation and finance.


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