In this week's episode of Podcast from Washington, NACCHO government affairs team members Ian Goldstein and Eli Briggs discuss NACCHO recommendations for the incoming Biden-Harris Administration and the 117th Congress. They also discuss the 12 appropriations bills introduced in the Senate last week.
Later in the program, Ian Goldstein speaks with Lisa Harrison, Local Health Director for Granville-Vance District Health Department and NACCHO Board member. They discuss how her small local health department is managing the coronavirus pandemic and how vital federal funding is to the effort. They also discuss how Granville-Vance is preparing for a mass vaccination event.
In this week’s episode of Podcast from Washington, NACCHO government affairs team members Ian Goldstein and Eli Briggs discuss the outcome of the 2020 election and the balance of power in Congress. They also discuss the election implications for the agenda of the 117th Congress.
Later in the program, Ian interviews Dr. Michael Sells, PhD, MS, CHES, Public Health Advisor on the Advancing Population Health Team of the Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention at the CDC to discuss the Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Control Hypertension. They discuss the need for greater hypertension control and explore evidence-based interventions that can be implemented, adapted, and expanded in diverse settings across the U.S.