Board of Health

The Lackawanna County Board of Health will hold their meetings on the third Wednesday of each month at 4 p.m.  The next Lackawanna County Board of Health meeting will be Wednesday February 21, 2024, at 4 p.m.  This meeting will be held virtually and live streamed at www.youtube.com/user/electriccitytv570.  The public is invited to view this live streamed meeting.  County residents may send their comments/questions, in writing with their name and address, to be answered and included in the minutes by emailing: [email protected] no later than 9:00 a.m. on the day of the meeting.


Board Members

Seven members serve staggered terms.
There is one (1) vacancy, and two (2) expired terms currently on the board; the existing board includes:

  • Ritu Khurana, M.D., M.L.S. South Abington Twp.
  • Peter A. Cognetti, M.D., Scranton
  • Teresa R. Lacey, R.N., Clarks Summit
  • Robert F. Durkin, Olyphant
  • Kelly Dickey, Olyphant
  • Shubhra M. Shetty, M.D., Scranton
  • Jignesh Y. Sheth, M.D., Jermyn
  • Commissioner Chris Chermak, Scranton

Meeting Schedule

  • April 17, 2024
  • May 15, 2024
  • June 19, 2024
  • July 17, 2024
  • August 21, 2024
  • September 18, 2024
  • October 16, 2024
  • November 20, 2024
  • December 18, 2024
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Agendas22 documents

  • Board of Health Agenda-April 17 2024.pdf
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  • Board of Health Agenda-March 20 2024.docx
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  • Board of Health-Agenda-February 21 2024.docx
    document seq 2.90
  • Board of Health-Agenda-January 17 2024.docx
    document seq 2.80
  • Board of Health-Agenda-November 15 2023.docx
    document seq 2.70
  • Board of Health-Agenda-October 18 2023.docx
    document seq 2.60
  • Board of Health-Agenda-September 20 2023.docx
    document seq 2.50
  • Board of Health-Agenda- July 19 2023.docx
    document seq 2.40
  • Board of Health-Agenda-June 21 2023.docx
    document seq 2.35
  • Board of Health-Agenda-May 17 2023.docx
    document seq 2.30
  • Board of Health-Agenda-April 19 2023.docx
    document seq 2.20
  • Board of Health Agenda-February 15 2023.docx
    document seq 2.10
  • Board of Health-Agenda-January 18 2023.docx
    document seq 2.00
  • Board of Health-Agenda-November 16 2022.docx
    document seq 1.80
  • Board of Health-Agenda-October 19 2022.docx
    document seq 1.70
  • Board of Health-Agenda-September 21 2022.docx
    document seq 1.60
  • Board of Health-Agenda-August 17 2022.docx
    document seq 1.50
  • Board of Health-Agenda-July 20 2022.docx
    document seq 1.40
  • Board of Health-Agenda-June 20 2022.docx
    document seq 1.30
  • Board of Health-Agenda-May 16 2022.docx
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  • Board of Health-Agenda-April 18 2022.docx
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  • Board of Health-Agenda-March 21 2022.docx
    document seq 1.00

Minutes21 documents

  • 03.20.24-BOH Meeting-Notes.pdf
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  • 02.21.24-BOH Meeting-Notes.docx
    document seq 2.80
  • 01.17.24-BOH Meeting-Notes.docx
    document seq 2.70
  • 11.15.23-BOH Meeting-Notes.docx
    document seq 2.60
  • 09.20.23-BOH Meeting-Notes.docx
    document seq 2.50
  • 07.19.23-BOH Meeting-Notes.docx
    document seq 2.40
  • 06.21.23-BOH Meeting-Notes.docx
    document seq 2.35
  • 05.17.23-BOH Meeting-Notes.docx
    document seq 2.30
  • 04.19.23-BOH Meeting-Notes.docx
    document seq 2.20
  • 02.15.23-BOH Meeting-Notes.docx
    document seq 2.10
  • 01.18.23-BOH Meeting-Notes.docx
    document seq 2.00
  • 11.16.22-BOH Meeting-Notes.docx
    document seq 1.80
  • 10.19.22-BOH Meeting-Notes.docx
    document seq 1.70
  • 09.21.22-BOH Meeting-Notes-SC.docx
    document seq 1.60
  • 08.17.22-BOH Meeting-Notes-SC.docx
    document seq 1.55
  • 07.20.22-BOH Meeting-Notes.docx
    document seq 1.50
  • 06.20.22-BOH Meeting-Notes.docx
    document seq 1.40
  • 05.16.22-BOH Meeting-Notes.docx
    document seq 1.30
  • 04.18.22-BOH Meeting-Notes.docx
    document seq 1.20
  • 03.21.22-BOH Meeting-Notes.docx
    document seq 1.10
  • 01.10.22-BOH Meeting-Notes.docx
    document seq 1.00