BOND COUNTY BOARD OF HEALTH
Minutes of Meeting
January 27, 2020
Those physically in attendance:
Members: T. Dawdy Others: S. Eifert, Administrator
W. Ahern S. Hediger, Administrative Assistant
R. Nehrt R. Mifflin, WGEL
T. Dawdy called the meeting to order at 6:42 p.m.
Minutes of November 25, 2019
T. Dawdy asked for a motion to accept the minutes with corrections. J. Kirkham moved to accept the November 25, 2019 minutes with corrections. K. Plage seconded the motion which passed unanimously.
S. Eifert stated he met with the regional health officer and IDPH has requested additional funding for us via the local health protection grant to support some of the concerns of the minimum wage increase. S. Eifert stated he was provided with information from the CDC with an update on the coronavirus. S. Eifert talked with the hospital and let them know the protocol that needs to be followed. We have administered 53 low dose vaccinations this season. We received our Dental federal match payment, which should help with our January numbers.
Approval of November & December Activity Reports
S. Eifert stated Home Health billing was consistent with $92,449 billed in November and $91,357 billed in December which shows things are stabilizing. John Vincent has agreed to provide physical therapy at a reduced rate. The contract for Operacare is up for renewal in April and we are looking to see if it is necessary to renew this contract. We are putting fliers in IGA with lab specials. Mental Health will be converting to a new software in the next couple months. T. Dawdy asked for a motion to approve the November & December 2019 activity reports as submitted. W. Ahern moved to accept the November & December 2019 activity reports as submitted. D. Lippert seconded the motion which passed unanimously.
Approval of November & December Financial Reports
S. Eifert stated that this is the first time in 6 years we have ended the fiscal year with a surplus of $81,684.94. The current cash balance as of December 31, 2019 is $591,012.15. T. Dawdy asked for a motion to approve the November & December financial reports as submitted. K. Plage moved to accept the November & December financial reports as submitted. J. Kirkham seconded the motion which passed unanimously
Clinton County Contract
S. Eifert stated the Clinton County Board of Health has asked to renew the contract for administrative services for a term of one year.
Hospice has requested a policy revision with admission. During admission, the nurse will determine if the patient has served in the United Stated Military, and if so, notify Veterans Support so any additional services offered by that agency may be provided. T. Dawdy asked for a motion to revise the Hospice policy with admission. D. Lippert moved to approve the revised Hospice policy with admission. T. Hall seconded the motion which passed unanimously.
J. Kirkham made a motion to move into executive session at 7:47 p.m. for the purpose of personnel matters. K. Plage seconded the motion which passed unanimously.
D. Lippert made a motion to return to regular session at 8:23 p.m. J. Kirkham seconded the motion which passed unanimously.
W. Ahern made a motion to ask Prosperident to submit their final audit. R. Nehrt seconded the motion which passed unanimously.
K. Plage made a motion to approve renewing the consulting agreement with a 3% increase per hour for a term of one year. J. Kirkham seconded the motion which passed unanimously.
The next meeting of the board of health meeting is scheduled for February 24 at 6:30 p.m.
At 8:29 p.m. W. Ahern made a motion to adjourn the meeting. D. Lippert seconded the motion which passed unanimously.
T. Hall, DO