To create, enhance, and promote a systematic approach to the care of the critically ill or injured through quality improvement, injury prevention, disaster planning and coordination of partners in the healthcare continuum.
The objective of the Foothills Regional Emergency Trauma Advisory Council (Foothills RETAC) will be to promote and support cooperation and regionalization of the Emergency Medical and Trauma Services in the Foothills RETAC. The council will evaluate and make recommendations, provide support and make applications for grants and subsidies, all to improve services in the Foothills RETAC.
To operate programs mandated by state statute for regional emergency trauma councils, and to carry out such other activities, programs and duties as may be mandated by the state of Colorado and its agencies including the State Board of Health, the Department of Public Health and Environment and Department of Public Safety, for the purposes of promoting the health, safety and welfare of the residents of Colorado.
Meetings are held on the third Wednesday monthly from 3:00pm to 5:00pm at either St. Anthony's Hospital or Lutheran Medical Center. For the latest information on board meetings, please contact Foothills RETAC directly.
The Foothills RETAC was created as a collaborative effort between Jefferson County Government, City of Arvada, City of Wheat Ridge, City of Golden and the City of Westminster to provide for the control licensing, impounding or disposition of pet animals.
The Jefferson County Commissioners appoint one regular member to the board.
- Dr. Mark Johnson, Executive Director, Jeffco Public Health