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Arkansas State Board of Health

Act 96 of 1913 established the Arkansas State Board of Health. 

Board of Health members are appointed by the Governor and represent many organizations and professions concerned with public health. See Ark. Code Ann. § 20-7-102.

The Board is empowered to make all necessary and reasonable rules of a general nature for: protection of the public health and safety, general improvement of the sanitary and hygienic conditions within the state, suppression and prevention of infectious, contagious and communicable diseases, proper enforcement of quarantine, isolation and control of such diseases and proper control of chemical exposures that may result in adverse health effects to the public.

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Quarterly Meetings

Meetings are held quarterly on the fourth Thursday of the month in the Charles H. Hughes, O.D. Board Room on the 9th Floor of the Freeway Medical Building, Little Rock, Arkansas, at 10:00 a.m.

The Board may change the date of the meeting by majority vote.

Date Time Location
January 28, 2021 10am Freeway Medical Building
April 22, 20201    
July 22, 2021    
October 28, 2021    
Executive Committee Meetings
Executive Committee Meetings are only held at the discretion of the President and the Secretary/Director.
Board of Health Meeting Minutes
07.23.20
05.15.20
04.23.20
03.20.20
01.23.20
10.24.19
08.01.19
04.25.19
01.24.19
10.25.18
07.26.18
04.26.18
01.25.18

Public Health Accrediation Board
Arkansas Department of Health
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