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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Press Release # 044-06
Friday, June 9, 2006

MEDIA CONTACT: (212) 788-5290; (212) 788-3058 (After Hours)
Andrew Tucker (atucker@health.nyc.gov)


MEDIA ADVISORY: BOARD OF HEALTH TO MEET ON THURSDAY, JUNE 15, 2006

NEW YORK CITY – June 9, 2006 - Notice is hereby given that the Board of Health will hold a meeting on Thursday, June 15 at 10:00AM. The meeting will be held at 125 Worth Street, Third Floor Boardroom, in lower Manhattan. The agenda will be as follows:

APPROVAL OF MINUTES
  1. Approval of minutes of meeting held March 16, 2006.
    (Copies to members) BOARD APPROVAL
NEW YORK CITY HEALTH CODE
  1. Resolution to amend subsection (a) of section 11.03 of the New York City Health Code to add the following diseases/conditions to be reported to the Department: Glanders, Melioidosis, Staphylococcal enterotoxin B poisoning and viral hemorrhagic fever. Notice was published in the City Record on March 17, 2006.
    No written comments were received.
    (Copies to members) BOARD CONSIDERATION
  2. Resolution to amend Article 47 of the New York City Health Code with respect to nutritional standards, requirements for specific physical activity and tuberculosis screening for day care staff. Notice was published in the City Record on March 17, 2006. A public hearing was held on April 19, 2006. One person testified and four written comments were received.
    (Copies to members) BOARD CONSIDERATION
  3. Proposed resolution to amend various sections of Article 175 of the NYC Health Code to maintain consistency with applicable federal and state regulatory requirements (e.g., NRC, FDA, NYSDOH); and to update requirements regarding clinical usage of x-ray equipment and protocols.
    (Copies to members) APPROVAL FOR PUBLICATION

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