- 5/22/13, The North Iowa Baseball and Softball games vs. Algona Garrigan at North Iowa tonight have been cancelled due to the weather. :
- 5/22/13, The Lake Mills vs. Rockford Baseball game at Lake Mills has been cancelled. :
- 5/22/13, The Forest City Park and Rec has cancelled all BB and SB practices for the 5th, 6th and 7th grades for today.:
- 5/24/13;Reminder that the Forest City CSD will have a one (1) hour early dismissal on Friday, May 24th.:
Hancock County looks at Integrating Health Services
THE HANCOCK COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MET IN ADJOURNED SESSION MONDAY WITH A VERY BRIEF AGENDA CONSISTING MOSTLY OF FURTHER DISCUSSION OF PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES IN THE COUNTY. THE HANCOCK COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AND THE BOARDS OF HANCOCK COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES AND HANCOCK COUNTY HEALTH SYSTEM HAVE ALL SIGNED LETTERS OF INTENT TO BEGIN THE EXPLORATION OF INTEGRATING HEALTH SERVICES IN HANCOCK COUNTY.
THE IDEA OF INTEGRATING HEALTH SERVICES CAME ABOUT AFTER THE RESIGNATION OF PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR BETTY MALLEN. MALLEN RECENTLY RESIGNED TO ACCEPT A POSITION AT HANCOCK COUNTY HEALTH SYSTEM.
HANCOCK COUNTY SUPERVISOR JERRY TLACH EXPLAINS MORE ON THE POSSIBILITY OF INTEGRATION OF SERVICES.
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THE FIRST STEP TO INTEGRATION IS DEVELOPING A DUE DILIGENCE WORKGROUP WHICH WILL INVOLVE MEMBERS FROM ALL THREE ORGANIZATIONS. THE GROUP WILL BEGIN MEETING THIS MONTH AND WILL PROVIDE THE THREE BOARDS WITH UPDATES OF THEIR FINDINGS DURING THE PROCESS.
THE HANCOCK COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS NEXT REGULAR MEETING WILL BE HELD MONDAY, DECEMBER 10TH AT 9AM.