Board of Health / Community Services Board
- No. of Members: 7
- Term Length: Six Years
- Term Limit:None
- Compensation: None
- Training Required: None
- Meeting Schedule: Quarterly (1st Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. BOC Board Room)
- March, June, September, December (one annual retreat)
- Appointment: Three members are appointed by Board of Commissioners.
Established per Georgia Code 31-3. The Board exists to provide quality comprehensive health care to the residents of Douglas County. It offers proactive, community-oriented programs that are designed to reach the public and establish a preventative care norm.
Members include (1) Chairman of BOC; (2) licensed physician practicing in the county appointed by the BOC; (3) consumer, or a person from an advocacy agency or group, which member will represent on the board the county's consumers of health services appointed by the BOC; (4) consumer member who will represent on the board the county's needy, underprivileged, or elderly community appointed by the BOC; (5) consumer or licensed nurse appointed by the City Council; (6) Mayor of the City of Douglasville; and (7) superintendent of the Douglas County School System.