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Health (Board of)

Description

Metropolitan Charter Section 10.101
Term - 5 years
6 Members

Function: The Board of Health shall exercise all the administrative functions of the Metropolitan Government pertaining to the physical and mental health of the people, the investigation and control of communicable diseases, the regulation of publicly and privately owned institutions for the purpose of sanitation and public health, the enforcement of reasonable rules and regulations promulgated as herein provided, the collection, compilation, tabulation, analyzing and reporting of statistics and data concerning births, still births, deaths and such vital statistics. The Board is also responsible for the inspection of all charitable institutions, all jails and all institutions of the Metropolitan Government where sick, insane, destitute or other persons are confined. The Board may cause any person convicted of violating any law or ordinance and who is confined, or who is on parole, to be examined as to the causes contributing to the delinquency and shall make and keep a record of such examinations. 

Meets: Second Thursday of the month, 4:00 p.m., at Lentz Public Health Center, 2500 Charlotte Ave (contact board for more information).

Rules and Regulations

Contact

Martha Bickley
Metro Public Health Department
martha.bickley@nashville.gov
(615)340-5622 

Members

Members

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