In this week’s Podcast from Washington, Senior Director for Government Affairs Eli Briggs and Government Affairs Specialist Ian Goldstein discuss how local health officials can take action and talk to their Members of Congress while they are still out for August recess through September 4. NACCHO encourages members to schedule meetings and invite Members of Congress to visit their local health department. Download NACCHO’s Advocacy Toolkit to learn more.
Later in the program, Ian Goldstein talks with Senior Advisor for Public Health Programs Calondra Tibbs about the local health department role in breastfeeding initiatives. August is National Breastfeeding Month, and August 25-31 is Black Breastfeeding Week.