Latest Board of Health Stories
By Eric Eyre Kanawha-Charleston Board of Health members don't just want a new chief health officer who can manage the department's 45 employees, enforce the county's 3-month-old smoking ban and oversee the agency's expected move to a new headquarters site next year.
By Kathy Kellogg A group of Amish families say they are determined to follow the oral instructions handed down by their ancestors in refusing to go along with the Cattaraugus County Health Department's sanitary regulations.
By Kathy Kellogg Two Amish families who have appealed Cattaraugus County Board of Health orders in August to install small sewage systems must now document their church regulations and substantiate their claims that the systems are inefficient.
By Toni Lepeska The longstanding effort to get a hospital in Olive Branch seemed to suffer another defeat Wednesday.
By Keith Ervin, Seattle Times Jul. 18--Some King County public-health clinics may have to shut their doors next year, and programs to stop the spread of infectious diseases such as tuberculosis could be curtailed because of a revenue shortfall, county officials said Thursday.
By Tracy Eddy, The Dominion Post, Morgantown, W.Va. Jul. 16--THE MONONGALIA COUNTY COMMISSION meets at 10 a.m. today, in County Commission Chambers, Monongalia County Courthouse, 243 High St.
By Thomas J. Prohaska, The Buffalo News, N.Y. Jun. 27--LOCKPORT -- The Niagara County Health Department fined the Niagara Frontier Country Club $500 after an inspection held in the wake of an outbreak of food-borne illness there, the county Board of Health was told Thursday.
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
- A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
- To mutter deliriously.