Tag: FPHS

11
Mar

Exciting Week for Public Health

Foundational Public Health Services – through HB 1497 – just got a big show of support on the Hill. On Tuesday, the House voted 94-4 to pass HB 1497 off the floor. This is an increase in bi-partisan support for FPHS from 2017’s session. The bill is now in Senate Health and Long Term Care committee and we’re excitedly awaiting

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8
Jan

Public Health Overview for First Week

Work Session on Tuesday The first week of session is already proving to be a busy one for public health.  On Tuesday morning, WSALPHO and the Department of Health will be participating in a work session with the Senate Health and Long-Term Care Committee.  Included in the discussion will be a summary of foundational public health services (FPHS) as it

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6
Mar

Foundational Public Health Services Passes the House!    

HB 1432, concerns Foundational Public Health Services (FPHS) and directs Department of Health (DOH) to work with LHJs and develop a shared services project for epidemiology assessment and communicable disease monitoring and response.  It also addresses longer term public health needs through the development of a public health improvement plan. Utilized as a vehicle to discuss FPHS with legislators, advocates highlight

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27
Feb

Foundational Public Health Services Moves Past Cutoff

HB 1432/SB 5353 , Foundational Public Health Services (FPHS), directs the state Department of Health to work with Local Health Jurisdictions and develop a shared services project for epidemiology assessment and communicable disease monitoring and response.  It also addresses longer term public health needs through the development of a public health improvement plan. Utilized as a vehicle to discuss the FPHS budget request in

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