Resolution No. 339

Supervisor BORN offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING COOPERATION OF COUNTY DEPARTMENTS IN TELEHEALTH PILOT INITIATIVE

WHEREAS, the Public Health Department has received two (2) citations and one (1) national award for its role in the Fulton County Telehealth Initiative; and

WHEREAS, the Public Health Department, Office for Aging and Youth, Information Services Department and the Board of Supervisors worked cooperatively to pilot telehealth concepts in Fulton County; and

WHEREAS, the County has been granted additional grant funds through the Adirondack Health Institute (AHI) to examine the benefits of mobile device applications in community telehealth; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That the Fulton County Board of Supervisors hereby recognizes the efforts of County departments in exploring new health care techniques and concepts during the first stages of the Telehealth Pilot Initiative; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That certified copies of this Resolution be forwarded to the County Treasurer, Assistant Public Health Director, Office for Aging/Youth Director, Information Services Director, and Administrative Officer/Clerk of the Board.

Seconded by Supervisor BREH and adopted by the following vote:

TOTAL: Ayes: 18 Nays: 0 Absent: 2 (Supervisors Groff and Potter)

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