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California conference of local health officers (CCLHo)

October 15, 2018


Meeting:                             California Conference of Local Health Officers (CCLHO) Joint Committee Meeting:

                                                Communicable Disease Control and Prevention & Environmental Health Committees

Date:                                    Thursday, October 25, 2018

Time:                                    9:30 am to 1:00 pm

Location:                            California Department of Public Health (CDPH)

                                                1500 Capitol Avenue, Training Room A & B, Sacramento, CA 95814


This meeting is scheduled as noted above and is called under Section 100925 of the Health and Safety Code.  CCLHO will conduct a joint meeting of the Communicable Disease Control and Prevention Committee and the Environmental Health Committee in person and through teleconference.  Call Ashley Barbosa at (916) 440-7593 or Verna Lambert (916) 440-7594 or Anjum Kapoor (916) 558-1728 with questions at least one day prior to the meeting.


You may attend the CCLHO Joint Committee meeting in person or via teleconference.  See below for details.


  1. IN PERSON:  Two parking lots are open on K Street between 15th and 16th Streets.  Please note that prior approval is required for Health Officer travel reimbursement.  Please also allow time to check in with security.   


                        DIAL IN:  1-855-797-9485

                        ACCESS CODE:  Enter Attendee access code: 920 019 176

                        To "MUTE" OR "UNMUTE" your phone, PRESS *6

  3. WEBEX: By joining the meeting through your computer, you will be able to view any PowerPoint presentations and other meeting documents. 


If at any point you have difficulty using WebEx, please use the support link provided in the meeting invite.

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

Agendas for the CCLHO Environmental Health Committee meetings are posted on the CCLHO Environmental Health Committee Website.






9:30 am:     Welcome, Introductions and Committee Co-Chairs Reports

Nicole Quick, M.D., MPH, Orange; Arnold Leff, M.D., REHS , Santa Cruz; Robert Kim-Farley, MD, MPH, Los Angeles; and Barbara Cole, RN, PHN, MSN, Riverside

  • Introductions
  • Action Item:  Approve Communicable Disease Committee Prior Meeting Minutes (August 16 meeting)
    • Discussion
    • Public Comment
    • Vote
  • Action Item:  Approve Environmental Health Committee Prior Meeting Minutes (March 2018 and August 2018 meetings)
    • Discussion
    • Public Comment
    • Vote

9:45 am       Update on the Communicable Disease Omnibus Package

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

    • Discussion
    • Public Comment

9:50 am       Revisions to the Communicable Disease Reportable Diseases List

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

  • Action Item:  Approve Reportable Diseases List
    • Discussion
    • Public Comment
    • Vote



Liz Frias, Orange County

  • Discussion
  • Public Comment


11:30 am    BREAK


11:40 am     Legislative Stakeholder Updates

  • Health Officers Association of California (HOAC), Kat DeBurgh, MPH, Executive Director 
  • California Association of Environmental Health Administrators (CAEHA), Justin Malan, Executive Director
    • Update on AB 626: Microenterprise Home Kitchen Operations
  • Other Stakeholders
    • Discussion
    • Public Comment

12:10 pm    Shelter Management

Wesley Nicks, Placer County; Kathleen Conley, Santa Cruz County

  • Discussion
  • Public Comment


12:30 pm   Pesticide Illness Reports (PIR) and the California Poison Control System (CPCS)

 James Nakashima, PhD, Staff Toxicologist, Pesticide Epidemiology Section, Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA)

  • Discussion
  • Public Comment


12:50 pm   Public Comment for Items not on the Agenda


1:00 pm      Adjourn


Next Meetings:       

Communicable Disease Control and Prevention:  December 20, 2018 in Oakland

Environmental Health:  Next meeting to be determined.



CCLHO Communicable Disease Control and Prevention Committee Co-Chairs

Erica Pan, MD, MPH, Alameda, and Barbara Cole, RN, PHN, MSN, Riverside


CCLHO Environmental Health Committee Co-Chairs

Arnold Leff, MD, REHS, Santa Cruz, and Nichole Quick, MD, MPH, Orange



California Association of Communicable Disease Controllers (CACDC)

California Association of Public Health Laboratory Directors (CAPHLD)

California Conference of Directors of Environmental Health (CCDEH)

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, CDPH

Susan Fanelli, Chief Deputy Director of Policy and Programs, CDPH

Gil Chavez, MD, MPH, Deputy Director, Center for Infectious Diseases, CDPH

Mark Starr, DVM, MPVM, Deputy Director, Center for Environmental Health, CDPH

Mónica Morales, Deputy Director, Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDPH

Monica Wagoner, Deputy Director, Legislative and Governmental Affairs, CDPH

Paul Kimsey, PhD, State Public Health Laboratory Director, CDPH

James Watt, MD. MPH, Division Chief, Division of Communicable Disease Control, CDPH

Marisa Ramos, PhD, Interim Chief, Office of AIDS, CDPH

Rick Kreutzer, MD, MPH, Division Chief, Division of Environmental and Occupational Disease Control, CDPH

Heidi Bauer, MD, MPH, Chief, STD Control Branch, CDPH

Duc J. Vugia, MD, MPH, Chief, Infectious Disease Branch, CDPH

Jennifer Flood, MD, MPH, Chief, Tuberculosis Control Branch, CDPH

Sarah Royce, MD, MPH, Chief, Immunization Branch, CDPH

Lynn Janssen, Chief, Healthcare Associated Infections Program, CDPH

Juan Ruiz, MD, MPH, Dr.PH, Chief, Communicable Disease Emergency Response Program, CDPH

Vicki Kramer, PhD, Chief, Vector-Borne Disease Section, CDPH

Curtis Fritz, DVM, State Public Health Veterinarian, Veterinary Public Health Section, CDPH

Miren Klein, Assistant Deputy Director, Center for Environmental Health, CDPH

Dave Mazzera, Division Chief, PhD, Division of Food, Drug and Cannabis Safety, CDPH

Anthony Chu, Division Chief, Division of Radiation Safety and Environmental Management, CDPH

Linda Helland, Office of Health Equity, Climate and Health Team, CDPH

Greg Vlasek, Assistant Secretary, California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA)

Janet Mohle-Boetani, MD, MPH, Deputy Medical Executive, CA Correctional Health Care Services

Annette Jones, DVM, State Veterinarian, CDFA

Yvette Nonato, California Department of Pesticide Regulation

Yudhbir Sharma, DVM, District Manager, CA Office of Field Operations, USDA


Other Stakeholders

Kat DeBurgh, MPH, Health Officers Association of California (HOAC)

Justin Malan, CA Association of Environmental Health Administrators (CAEHA)



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


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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