Board of Health

About the Department
The Fulton County Board of Health is committed to promoting and protecting the health of individuals, families, and communities.
The Board of Health offers public health services at eight health centers located throughout Fulton County and through our Vital Records office located at Fulton County Government Center.

Key Performance Indicators

The total number of individuals diagnosed with confirmed active tuberculosis disease who are seen by a clinician in the TB Program within 72 hours of being reported to the BOH.

This measure tracks the number of individuals, newly diagnosed with HIV, who are referred to care and actually attend an HIV medical care appointment within 30* days in proportion to the number of individuals newly diagnosed with HIV who are referred to HIV medical care.

Compliance is measured with State mandated guidelines for notifiable and communicable disease investigations. State requires follow up and completion of case report forms (CRF) on several notifiable and communicable diseases. Compliance is checked by confirming in SendSS (State Electronic Notifiable Disease Surveillance System) to see if the selected case was followed up by Epidemiology staff and if CRF was filled out. CRF are also in SendSS. Only diseases requiring CRF are checked.

The Board of Health is committed to providing the best customer service experience to our clients. The KPI informs the Board of Health of its customer satisfaction rating on services conducted and overall customer experience at nine centers.

U grade is defined as a food service score less than 70. Score 0 to 69 is a U grade.

A permitting inspection is the inspection that allows a food service establishment to open and operate.