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Cook County health board receives animal control report

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By Wadi Reformado | Mar 6, 2017


The Cook County Health and Hospital Systems Board met Feb. 7 to receive the animal control report.

Here are the meeting's minutes, as provided by the board:

Board of Commissioners of Cook County

Health & Hospitals Committee

Cook County Building, Board Room,

118 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 1:45 PM


There will be a meeting of the Committee or Subcommittee of the Board of Commissioners of Cook

County at the date, time and location listed above to consider the following:


Authorization as a public speaker shall only be granted to those individuals who have submitted in

writing, their name, address, subject matter, and organization (if any) to the Secretary 24 hours in

advance of the meeting. Duly authorized public speakers shall be called upon to deliver testimony at a

time specified in the meeting agenda. Authorized public speakers who are not present during the

specified time for public testimony will forfeit their allotted time to speak at the meeting. Public

testimony must be germane to a specific item(s) on the meeting agenda, and the testimony must not

exceed three minutes; the Secretary will keep track of the time and advise when the time for public

testimony has expired. Persons authorized to provide public testimony shall not use vulgar, abusive, or

otherwise inappropriate language when addressing the Board; failure to act appropriately; failure to

speak to an item that is germane to the meeting, or failure to adhere to the time requirements may result

in expulsion from the meeting and/or disqualify the person from providing future testimony.



Approval of the minutes from the meeting of 12/13/2016


Presented by: DONNA M. ALEXANDER, VMD, Administrator, Department of Animal and Rabies



Department: Animal Control

Request: Receive and File

Report Title: 2016 Cook County Environmental Impact Research Group Annual Report: “One Health”

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Health & Hospitals Committee NOTICE AND AGENDA February 7, 2017

Report Period: 2016

Summary: The Cook County Department of Animal Control in conjunction with its partners in The

Cook County Environmental Impact Research Group will present its annual report entitled “One

Health.” This report focuses on the collaborative efforts of medical doctors, veterinarians, public health

officials and wildlife biologists to monitor zoonotic and companion animal diseases in Cook County.

The presentation will be followed by a question and answer period with the panel.

Legislative History : 1/18/17 - Board of Commissioners - refer to the Health & Hospitals Committee


Chairman: Butler

Vice-Chairman: Steele

Members: Committee of the Whole

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