Board of Health

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The Board of Health is appointed by the Board of Supervisors, organized with jurisdiction over public health matters within Boone County. This volunteer Board meets at least six times each year to review and enforce regulations of the State Health Department. They manage the provision of public and environmental health services in Boone County. The Board consists of five members, with one member being a licensed medical physician, and other members having nursing, farming and community expertise. The Board of Health members are:

Dr. Brian Mehlhaus, M.D., Chairman
Vicki Severson, Vice Chairman
Steve Duffy
Kriss Haglund
Kary Keys


** NOTE: Board of Health Meetings are held on the 3rd Monday every other month (subject to scheduling change) at the Boone County Hospital first floor conference room.  Please contact the Health and Sanitation Department at 515-433-0506 to confirm meeting dates and times as meetings times and locations are frequently changed.