RxSafe Marin Initiative

Board of Supervisors

Meeting Date: 9/9/2014


The Board will hear a request from the Department of Health and Human Services to accept report on the Prescription (Rx) Safe Marin Initiative and to approve related cost neutral personnel adjustments. Although Marin is recognized as one of the healthiest counties in California, it has an unhealthy relationship with prescription drugs. In Marin, more people die from misusing and abusing prescription drugs than from motor vehicle accidents. During the fiscal year 2014-15 budget hearings, the Board set aside $100,000 in non-departmental funds to support an initiative to reduce prescription drug misuse.


The Board accepted the report and heard a presentation by Public Health Officer Dr. Matt Willis.

Need more info? See the letter about the initiative.

Contact: Larry Meredith, Director, Health and Human Services

About Meeting Highlights

Every Thursday we post previews of upcoming items for the next board meeting and reviews of items from the last.

Meeting Highlights Archive

2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012

Subscribe to Highlights