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File #: 17-0304    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 3/10/2017 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 5/9/2017 Final action: 5/9/2017
Title: Health and Human Services Agency, Public Health Division, recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign a Proclamation recognizing May 2017 as “Skin Cancer Awareness Month” in El Dorado County. FUNDING: N/A
Attachments: 1. A - Proclamation 5-9-17, 2. Executed Proclamation
Related files: 19-0697, 18-0600

Title

Health and Human Services Agency, Public Health Division, recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign a Proclamation recognizing May 2017 as “Skin Cancer Awareness Month” in El Dorado County.

 

FUNDING:  N/A

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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION: 

Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA), Public Health Division, recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign a Proclamation recognizing May 2017 as “Skin Cancer Awareness Month” in El Dorado County.

 

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:

The month of May has historically been named “Skin Cancer Awareness Month” both nationally and in the State of California.  This will be the first year the County of El Dorado Board of Supervisors has approved a Proclamation naming May as “Skin Cancer Awareness Month.”

 

In collaboration with the City of Placerville, the Placerville Aquatic Center will host a Sun Protection Fest 2017 on Friday, June 2, 2017.  All citizens, governmental agencies, public and private institutions, businesses, hospitals and schools in El Dorado County are encouraged to increase public awareness of the importance of skin cancer prevention and  promote greater understanding and use of skin protective habits.

 

ALTERNATIVES:

The Board could decline to approve the Proclamation naming May as “Skin Cancer Awareness Month.”

 

OTHER DEPARTMENT / AGENCY INVOLVEMENT:

N/A

 

CAO RECOMMENDATION:

It is recommended that the Board approve this item.

 

FINANCIAL IMPACT:

N/A

 

CLERK OF THE BOARD FOLLOW UP ACTIONS

Clerk of the Board to return one (1) fully signed Proclamation to HHSA Contracts Unit at 3057 Briw Road.

 

STRATEGIC PLAN COMPONENT:

County of El Dorado Strategic Plan Goal: “Healthy Communities;” Objective: “Protect against adverse outcomes among children, adults, and senior citizens.”

 

CONTACT

Patricia Charles-Heathers, Ph.D., Director