SECTION .0600 - Develop Policies and Plans That Support Individual and Community Health Efforts
10A NCAC 48B .0601 BENCHMARK 14
(a) Benchmark: The local health department shall work with local, state and federal policymakers to enact policies, laws, rules, and ordinances that support individual and community health efforts.
(1) The local health department shall disseminate information relative to public health needs to elected and appointed officials.
(2) The local health department shall provide information and recommendations to support the local board of health and the board(s) of county commissioners in setting public health priorities and planning public health programs.
(3) The local health department shall evaluate, with the local board of health, the need for additional rules or ordinances to protect the health of the public.
(4) The local health department shall assist the local board of health in drafting local ordinances and rules as needed and presenting them to elected officials in order to implement or enforce needed local public health prevention and protection activities.
History Note: Authority G.S. 130A-34.1;
Temporary Adoption Eff. January 1, 2006;
Eff. October 1, 2006;
Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. January 5, 2016.