HEALTH COMMITTEE

DECEMBER 17, 2002

COUNCIL CHAMBER

Convened: 5:39 p.m.

Adjourned: 6:01 p.m.

 

Present were:††††† Chairperson Councillor Barbara G. Haller

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Councillor Dennis L. Irish

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Councillor Joseph M. Petty

 

Also: Assistant City Manager Neighborhood Services Paul G. LaCava

Commissioner of Public Health Dr. Leonard Morse

††††††††† Director of Public Health Francis Birch

††††††††† Dr. John Sullivan, HIV AIDS/Hep C Task Force Chair Worcester

††††††††† Edla Bloom, HIV AIDS/Hep C Task Force Worcester

††††††††† Jay Gardiner, Department of Public Health

††††††††† Captain John Harrington, Worcester Police Department

††††††††† City Clerk David J. Rushford, clerk

 

††††††††† Presentation by Dr. John Sullivan and the HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C Task Force

Chairmanís Order request the Administration provide the City Council

with a proposal for the implementation of an integrated program

incorporating the findings of the HIV AIDS/Hepatitis C Task Force.

 

Chairmanís Order request the Administration clarify for the City Council that if the City of Worcester is in a position to accept state dollars for AIDS education and prevention, that a referral to a community that has a needle exchange program is acceptable and appropriate for the acceptance of said funds.

 

Joe McKee, Director of AIDS Project Worcester, a Marlborough resident, appeared and spoke.

 

1.†††††† Communication of the City Manager relative to the HIV, AIDS and Hepatitis C Task Force.

††††††††† #17D CMJuly 16, 2002

Recommend File

 

2.†††††† Communication of the City Manager relative to our AIDS/HIV and Hepatitis Program.

††††††††† #20E CMAugust 20, 2002

Recommend File

 

3.†††††† Communication relative to how the City will bridge the gap in addressing the AIDS/Hepatitis issue.

††††††††† #20F CMAugust 20, 2002

Recommend File