In this week’s episode of Podcast from Washington, Ian Goldstein and Eli Briggs discuss the introduction of the Senate bill “Strengthening the Public Health Workforce Act,” introduced by Sens. Tina Smith (D-MN) and Cory Booker (D-NJ). They also discuss the next phase of COVID-19 emergency supplemental bills.
Later in the program, Ian Goldstein chatted with Leah Casanave, Supervisor of the STD Prevention and Control Program at Douglas County Health Department, NE and Kat Kelley, NACCHO’s Senior Program Analyst for HIV, STI and Viral Hepatitis. They discuss the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on local health department’s HIV, STI and viral hepatitis programs and services.
In this week’s episode of Podcast from Washington, Ian Goldstein and Eli Briggs discuss the next phase of emergency supplemental bills known as HEROES Act. They discuss the inclusion of the “Public Health Workforce Loan Repayment Act” and other provisions in the bill that will impact public health.
Later in the program, Emily Yox, NACCHO program analyst, talks with author Dr. Paul Offit about his latest work, Overkill: When Modern Medicine Goes Too Far. They discuss his thoughts on public health, and how COVID-19 will change the public health landscape.