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February 5, 2018

Meeting:  California Conference of Local Health Officers (CCLHO) Communicable Disease Control and Prevention Committee Meeting

Date:  Thursday, February 15, 2018
Time:   9:15 am to 1:15 pm
Location:   Alameda County Department of Public Health
1000 Broadway, 5th Floor Conference Room, #5000A
Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 267-8019

This meeting is scheduled as noted above and is called under Section 100925 of the Health and Safety Code.  CCLHO will conduct the February Communicable Disease Control and Prevention Committee meeting in person and through teleconference.  Call Ashley Barbosa at (916) 440-7593 or Leah Northrop at (916) 440-7594 with questions at least one day prior to the meeting.

You may attend the CCLHO Communicable Disease Control and Prevention Committee meeting in person or via teleconference.  See below for details.

1. IN PERSON:  Alameda County Public Health is located in downtown Oakland at the Trans Pacific Centre (entrance at 11th Street & Broadway), across from the Marriott Hotel.  Please note that prior approval is required for Health Officer travel reimbursement.   

2. TELECONFERENCE INTO THE MEETING:
 DIAL IN:  1-888-808-6929
 ACCESS CODE:  Enter Attendee access code: 1801790#
 To “MUTE” OR “UNMUTE” your phone, PRESS *6

Agendas for the CCLHO Communicable Disease Control and Prevention meetings are posted on the CCLHO Communicable Disease Control and Prevention Website.

CCLHO COMMUNICABLE DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION AGENDA

9:15 am:  Co-Chairs Report

Robert Kim-Farley, MD, MPH, Los Angeles; and Barbara Cole, RN, PHN, MSN, Riverside
Introductions
Action Item: Approval of Minutes: December 21, 2017 CDCP meeting
Discussion
Public Comment
Vote

CCLHO Board Actions and Other Items and Updates

CMA Resolution (CCLHO support of resolution)
Update on expectations of affiliates
Discussion
Public Comment

9:25 am:  Center for Infectious Diseases (CID) Update, California Department of Public Health (CDPH)

Center Update, Gil Chavez, MD, MPH, Deputy Director, CID, CDPH

All Facilities Letter and emergency prehospital medical care personnel (SB 432)
Update on Flu Outbreak
Discussion
Public Comment

Division of Communicable Disease Control (DCDC) Update, James Watt, MD, MPH, Division Chief

Status on Title 17 Omnibus Package
Discussion
Public Comment

9:40 am:  Legislative Stakeholder Updates

Health Officer Association of California (HOAC) – Kat DeBurgh, MPH, Executive Director

Update on legislative bills and issues

o AB 626 (In-Home Kitchens)
o Discussion
o Public Comment

Updates by other organizations (invited)

o County Health Executives Association of California (CHEAC)
o California Medical Association (CMA)
Other organizations
o Discussion
o Public Comment

9:55 am:  Legislative Bills for Review and Discussion

Barbara Cole, RN, PHN, MSN, Riverside, Committee Co-Chair
Legislative ideas for 2018 and future years
AB 511 and future considerations
Action Item: AB 1787 (Salas) Valley Fever – Reporting (March 1 annual reporting deadline)
o Discussion
o Public Comment
o Vote 
Action Item: AB 1788 (Salas) Valley Fever – Reporting (laboratory criteria for diagnosis)
o Discussion
o Public Comment
o Vote
Action Item: AB 1789 (Salas) Occupational Health and Safety - Valley Fever
o Discussion
o Public Comment
o Vote
Action Item: AB 1790 (Salas) Physician Continuing Medical Education: Valley Fever
o Discussion
o Public Comment
o Vote
Action Item: AB 1880 (Fong) Valley Fever Reporting (training on reporting for providers)
o Discussion
o Public Comment
o Vote
Action Item: AB 1881 (Fong) Valley Fever Testing (laboratory test requirements)
o Discussion
o Public Comment
o Vote
Legislative assignments for analysis/review
Discussion
Public Comment

10:30 am:  Presentation:  Communicable Disease Related Legislative Issues

Karen Smith, MD, MPH, Director and State Public Health Officer, CDPH
Discussion
Public Comment

11:15 am:  BREAK

11:30 am:  Presentation:  Update on the CalREDIE Data Sharing Agreement between LHJs and CDPH, Including Across Jurisdictions

James Watt, MD, MPH, Chief, Division of Communicable Disease Control, CDPH
Discussion
Public Comment

12:00 pm:  HIV/AIDS Update

Karen Mark, MD, MPH, Chief, Office of AIDS
Status of incorporating HIV/AIDS reporting through CalREDIE
Discussion
Public Comment

12:05 pm:  California STD/HIV Controllers Association (CSTD/HIVCA) Report

Discussion
Public Comment

12:10 pm:  Sexually Transmitted Diseases Update

Branch Update - Heidi Bauer, MD, MPH, Chief, Sexually Transmitted Diseases Control Branch
Adult Viral Hepatitis – Rachel McLean, MPH, Hepatitis Coordinator
o Strategic Plan Status
Discussion
Public Comment

12:20 pm:  Tuberculosis Update

Branch Update – Jennifer Flood, MD, MPH, Chief, Tuberculosis Control Branch
CA Tuberculosis Controllers Association (CTCA) Report
Discussion
Public Comment

12:30 pm:  Healthcare Associated Infections Update

Erin Epson, MD, Assistant Chief, Healthcare Associated Infections Program
Discussion

 Public Comment

12:35 pm:  Immunizations Update

Sarah Royce, MD, MPH, Chief, Immunization Branch
Status report on CAIR 2
Hepatitis A Outbreak status
Medical Exemptions and Virtual Schools Discussion
Discussion

Public Comment

12:40 pm:  Correctional Health Care Services Update

Janet Mohle-Boetani, MD, MPH California Correctional Health Care Services
Discussion
Public Comment

12:45 pm:  Infectious Diseases Update

Branch Update – Duc Vugia, MD, Chief, Infectious Diseases Branch
CA Association of Communicable Disease Controllers (CACDC) Report
CA Association of Public Health Laboratory Directors (CAPHLD) Report Discussion
o Status of workgroup to address modern guidelines for PH labs
Discussion
Public Comment

1:00 pm:  Communicable Disease Emergency Response Update

Juan Ruiz, MD, MPH, Dr.PH, Chief, Communicable Disease Emergency Response Program (CDER)
Discussion
Public Comment

1:05 pm:  Agenda Items for Future Meetings

Review
Discussion
Public Comment

1:10 pm:  Public Comment for Items not on the Agenda 

1:15 pm:  Adjourn

Next Meeting: April 19, 2018 in Oakland

Additional Meeting Locations:

City of Long Beach Public Health Department
2525 Grand Avenue, Suite 280
Long Beach, CA  90815

County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health
313 N. Figueroa Street, Room 227
Los Angeles, CA  90012

Monterey County Public Health Department
1270 Natividad Road, Toro Conference Room
Salinas, CA 93906

Potential Agenda Items for the Next Meeting:

HCV testing and linkage to care demonstration projects (lessons learned, etc.)
CSTE Resolutions from June 2017 CSTE Meeting
o New 2018 CSTE perinatal Hepatitis C case definition

Future Potential Meeting Topics:

Title 17 Final Omnibus Package
Lessons learned with activation of CDPH MHCC for Hepatitis, Influenza and Meningococcal Disease
Prioritization of different types of Public Health Labs
Valley Fever

  • Report on findings from Valley Fever firefighter survey
  • Valley Fever workgroup results (late 2018 or early 2019)


Strategic Plan for Adult Viral Hepatitis
Electronic lab reporting for smaller, low volume labs
Electronic Case Reporting CAPHLD Workgroup Report on PH Lab Modernization Guidelines (late 2018)
TB Elimination and TB infection reporting: cost of a system if reportable
Flu Vaccine program challenges, how to increase vaccination rates

CCLHO Communicable Disease Control and Prevention Committee Co-Chairs

 Robert Kim-Farley, MD, MPH, Los Angeles, and Barbara Cole, RN, PHN, MSN, Riverside

Affiliates

California Association of Communicable Disease Controllers (CACDC)
California Association of Public Health Laboratory Directors (CAPHLD)
California Sexually Transmitted Disease/HIV Controllers Association (CSTD/HIVCA)
California Tuberculosis Controllers Association (CTCA)
Directors of Public Health Nursing (DPHN)
Mosquito and Vector Control Association of California (MVCAC)

 California Department of Public Health and Other State Department Staff

Karen Smith, MD, MPH, Director and State Public Health Officer
Susan Fanelli, Assistant Director
Claudia Crist, Chief Deputy Director of Policy and Programs
Gil Chavez, MD, MPH, Deputy Director, Center for Infectious Diseases
Monica Wagoner, Deputy Director, Legislative and Governmental Affairs
Paul Kimsey, PhD, State Laboratory Director
James Watt, MD. MPH, Division Chief, Division of Communicable Disease Control
Karen Mark, MD, MPH, Chief, Office of AIDS
Rick Kreutzer, MD, MPH, Division Chief, Division of Environmental and Occupational Disease Control
Heidi Bauer, MD, MPH, Chief, STD Control Branch
Duc J. Vugia, MD, MPH, Chief, Infectious Disease Branch
Jennifer Flood, MD, MPH, Chief, Tuberculosis Control Branch
Sarah Royce, MD, MPH, Chief, Immunization Branch
Lynn Janssen, Chief, Healthcare Associated Infections Program
Juan Ruiz, MD, MPH, Dr.PH, Chief, Communicable Disease Emergency Response Program
Vicki Kramer, PhD, Chief, Vector-Borne Disease Section
Curtis Fritz, DVM, State Public Health Veterinarian, Veterinary Public Health Section
Janet Mohle-Boetani, MD, MPH, Deputy Medical Executive, CA Correctional Health Care Services

Other Stakeholders

Kat DeBurgh, MPH, Health Officers Association of California

NOTICES

Please note that in accordance with the Bagley-Keene Open Meetings Act, this meeting is open to the public. The order of consideration of matters on this agenda may be changed without prior notice.  While CCLHO intends to webcast this meeting, it may not be possible to webcast the entire meeting due to limitations on resources.

The public shall be given the opportunity to address each listed agenda item before or during discussion or consideration by CCLHO members and prior to CCLHO members taking any action on said item.  Members of the public will be provided appropriate opportunities to comment on any issue before CCLHO, but the CCLHO President may, at his or her discretion, apportion available time among those who wish to speak.  Individuals may appear before CCLHO to discuss items not on the agenda; however, CCLHO can neither discuss nor take official action on these items at the time of the same meeting. (Government Code sections 11125, 11125.7)
 
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
For individuals with disabilities, CDPH will provide assistive services such as sign-language interpretation, real-time captioning, note takers, reading or writing assistance, and conversion of training or meeting materials into Braille, large print, audiocassette, or computer disk. To request such services or copies in an alternate format, please call or write:

Office of Compliance - Civil Rights Unit
1300 17th Street, MS 0504
PO Box 997377
Sacramento, CA  95899-7377
916-445-0938
CivilRights@cdph.ca.gov

California Relay 711/1-800-735-2929

Note: Providing your request at least five (5) business days before the meeting will help to ensure availability of the requested accommodation.

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