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Hamilton County Board of Health Completes Annual Reorganization

April 11, 2018

The Hamilton County Board of Health completed its annual reorganization, electing Jim Brett, of Whitewater Township, as president of the board and electing Mark Rippe, of Indian Hill, as vice president.

The five-member Board of Health is the governing body of Hamilton County Public Health. In addition to Brett and Rippe, board members include Kenneth Amend, M.D. of Green Township and Tracey A. Puthoff, Esq. of Anderson. New board member, Dr. Elizabeth Kelly of Hyde Park, attended her first meeting following her appointment to a five-year term.  The Board has the authority to adopt public health rules and regulations, which have the same status as law, and to enact policies within Hamilton County Public Health’s jurisdiction.

The Board of Health’s regular meeting schedule through March, 2019 will be on the second Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at Hamilton County Public Health, 250 William Howard Taft, in Cincinnati. All meetings are open to the public.

For more information about the Hamilton County Board of Health, including minutes of Board of Health meetings, visit


Hamilton County Public Health works to assure the 480,000 citizens living outside the cities of Cincinnati, Norwood and Springdale are safe from disease, injury and contamination.

Posted by: Mike Samet