In this week’s Podcast from Washington, NACCHO Government Affairs team members Ian Goldstein and Eli Briggs discuss the next emergency supplemental coronavirus bill introduced in the Senate. They also discuss the temporary halt to the Trump administration’s public charge rule.
Later in the program, Ian Goldstein spoke with Director of the Office of Public Health Legal Affairs for Nassau County Department of Health in NY Gerard “Jerry” Giuliano. They discuss legal protections for health department employees, as well as the legalities of mask mandates. They also discuss the difficulties of contact tracing and the effectiveness of subpoenas.
In this week’s episode of Podcast from Washington, Government Affairs team members Ian Goldstein and Eli Briggs discuss next week’s NACCHO 360 virtual conference. They also discuss NACCHO’s latest report on the impact of COVID-19 on local health department immunization programs and the next coronavirus emergency response package in Congress.
Later in the program, Ian Goldstein spoke with Director for the City of New Orleans Mosquito, Termite and Rodent Control Board Claudia Riegel and NACCHO’s Director of Environmental Health Dr. Chelsea Gridley-Smith to discuss NACCHO’s vector control during COVID-19 report. Riegel gives a firsthand account of how her team is working to control the mosquito and rodent populations in New Orleans during the COVID-19 pandemic.