WHEREAS, the Department of Public Health has proposed amendments to Section 1601 of Article 26 of the San Francisco Health Code; and,
WHEREAS, the purpose of this ordinance is to authorize the Department of Public Health to provide case management services to all persons under 21 years of age who have been diagnosed as lead poisoned, in accordance with the California Department of Health Services (CDHS), Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Branch Program Letter #00-06, which directed local Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Case Management Contractors to modify the case definition eligible for case management services to include children from birth to 21 years of age; and,
WHEREAS, the purpose of this ordinance is also to amend the definition of “lead-contaminated dust” to conform with the strict standards issued by the CDHS and the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA); and,
WHEREAS, this ordinance also makes changes to various terminologies to conform to those used by the USEPA; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, that the Health Commission supports the proposed amendments to Section 1601 of Article 26 of the San Francisco Health Code; and, be it
FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Health Commission recommends these revisions to the Board of Supervisors.
I hereby certify that the Health Commission at its meeting of July 2, 2002 adopted the foregoing resolution.
Michele M. Olson, Secretary to the Health Commission