SECTION .0800 - Link People to Needed Personal Health Services to Assure the Provision of Health Care When Otherwise Unavailable


10A NCAC 48B .0801       BENCHMARK 19

(a)  Benchmark: The local health department shall identify populations that are not receiving preventive services or are otherwise underserved with respect to health care.

(b)  Activities:

(1)           The local health department shall assess use of public health programs and health care services by underserved, at-risk and vulnerable populations identified in the community health assessment process.

(2)           The local health department shall take actions to include linguistically and culturally representative persons in planning and implementing programs intended to reach underserved population groups.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 130A-34.1;

Temporary Adoption Eff. January 1, 2006;

Eff. October 1, 2006;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. January 5, 2016.