Released: February 2, 2021
Delaware County is currently in the process of establishing the Delaware County Department of Health under the Pennsylvania Local Health Administration Law. As part of that process, County Council will appoint the initial five members of the Delaware County Board of Health.
The County is accepting resumes and letters of interest from residents who are interested in applying to be on the board through Feb. 5.
The Board of Health will:
Appoint the Health Director for the County
Advise the Health Director on such matters as requested
Formulate rules and regulations for the prevention of disease, for the prevention and removal of conditions which constitute a menace to health, and for the promotion and preservation of the public health generally, subject to County Council approval
The members of the Board of Health:
Are five Delaware County residents, two of whom shall be Pennsylvania-licensed physicians
Serve four-year terms; provided, two initial members have two-year terms
Serve without compensation except for reimbursement of expenses
The Board is required to hold regular meetings at least once every three months
Please email a resume and letter of interest to County Clerk of Delaware County at DelcoBoards@co.delaware.pa.us by Feb. 5