145A.12 POWERS AND DUTIES OF COMMISSIONER.
Subdivision 1. Administrative and program support.
The commissioner must assist
community health boards in the development, administration, and implementation of community
health services. This assistance may consist of but is not limited to:
(1) informational resources, consultation, and training to help community health boards plan,
develop, integrate, provide and evaluate community health services; and
(2) administrative and program guidelines and standards, developed with the advice of the
State Community Health Advisory Committee.
Subd. 2. Personnel standards.
In accordance with chapter 14, and in consultation with the
State Community Health Advisory Committee, the commissioner may adopt rules to set standards
for administrative and program personnel to ensure competence in administration and planning.
Subd. 3.[Repealed, 1Sp2003 c 14 art 8 s 32
Subd. 4.[Repealed, 1Sp2003 c 14 art 8 s 32
Subd. 5.[Repealed, 1Sp2003 c 14 art 8 s 32
Subd. 6.[Repealed, 1997 c 7 art 2 s 67
Subd. 7. Statewide outcomes.
(a) The commissioner, in consultation with the State
Community Health Advisory Committee established under section
145A.10, subdivision 10
paragraph (a), shall establish statewide outcomes for local public health grant funds allocated to
community health boards between January 1, 2004, and December 31, 2005.
(b) At least one statewide outcome must be established in each of the following public
(1) preventing diseases;
(2) protecting against environmental hazards;
(3) preventing injuries;
(4) promoting healthy behavior;
(5) responding to disasters; and
(6) ensuring access to health services.
(c) The commissioner shall use Minnesota's public health goals established under section
and the essential public health services under section
145A.10, subdivision 5a
, as a basis
for the development of statewide outcomes.
(d) The statewide maternal and child health outcomes established under section
shall be included as statewide outcomes under this section.
(e) By December 31, 2004, and every five years thereafter, the commissioner, in consultation
with the State Community Health Advisory Committee established under section
, paragraph (a), and the Maternal and Child Health Advisory Task Force established
, shall develop statewide outcomes for the local public health grant
established under section
, based on state and local assessment data regarding the health
of Minnesota residents, the essential public health services under section
, and current
Minnesota public health goals established under section
History: 1987 c 309 s 12; 1Sp2003 c 14 art 8 s 24-26