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Board of Health Welcomes New Members During February Meeting

Mar 07, 2019

The Cumberland County Board of Health welcomed three new board members during its regular meeting Feb. 19. Dr. Kingsley Momudu is the dentist representative, Dr. Kent Dean is the veterinarian representative and Stacy Cox is the public representative. 

Dr. Sam Fleishman was elected to serve as the board’s vice chair.

Trey Wright, Local Public Health Administrator, provided new board member training. 

In addition, the board reviewed the 2019 Board of Health Handbook, which includes yearly policy updates on operating procedures, compliance with public health laws and regulations, hearings appeals to the board, and Board of Health adjudication. 

Candice York, Finance Officer, presented the board with Fiscal Year 2019 – 2020 Budget for approval recommendation to County Management. 

In other business, the board:

  • Heard an update from the Health Director Search Committee. Developmental Associates has begun screening candidates for the next Health Director and the candidate search will continue for interview selection. 
  • Received departmental financial and monthly Health Department clinic reports.
  • Was informed of the upcoming Fun in the Sun Health Fair event on April 13 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Health Department.

The next Board of Health meeting is March. 19. Meetings are held the third Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. in the 3rd floor Board Room of the Department of Public Health located at 1235 Ramsey St, Fayetteville. For more information, call 910-433-3705

 

If you would like more information about the Cumberland County Department of Public Health’s programs and services, health-related data, or community resources, please call 910-433-3600 or visit with someone at the information desk, or visit our website at co.cumberland.nc.us/health. Comments are welcome and can be submitted on our website at co.cumberland.nc.us/feedback. The Health Department is located at 1235 Ramsey St. in Fayetteville.