The Board of Health (BOH) is responsible for safeguarding the health of the citizens of Jackson County. The Board consists of five members appointed by the Jackson County Board of Supervisors. The BOH supports the mission of public health by discussing health issues and concerns, soliciting input and sharing plans for public health, developing public health policies, assuring compliance with legal responsibilities and maintaining fiscal accountability. Board Meetings are held 6 times per year unless a special meeting is required.
Regular meetings are in January, March, May, July, September and November. Generally, on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7:00 P.M.
The Jackson County Board of Health contracts for community health services with Genesis VNA. Contact Genesis at 563-242-7165, Option 3 for general information, or questions, regarding the following services:
Disease prevention, surveillance, and follow-up (including Covid and Foodborne Illnesses)