In this week’s episode of Podcast from Washington, NACCHO government affairs team members Ian Goldstein and Eli Briggs discuss the Biden Administration’s proposal for a $1.9 trillion COVID relief package, and executive orders signed by President Biden pertaining to the Affordable Care Act, Title X family planning, and climate change.
Later in the program, Ian sits down with Cathy Ferree, President and CEO of Indiana State Museums, and Dr. Eric Yazel, Health Officer at Clark County Health Department, to talk about the museum’s latest exhibit, designed to raise awareness of the state’s opioid epidemic. The exhibit also features a Naloxone training partnership with the Clark County Health Department. They discuss how the curation was developed and why highlighting the opioid epidemic in Indiana was important to the Indiana State Museums.
In this week’s episode of Podcast from Washington, NACCHO government affairs team members Ian Goldstein and Eli Briggs discuss the Executive Orders following the inauguration of Joe Biden, the 46th President of the United States, and Vice President Kamala Harris. They also discuss the release of $19 billion in COVID-19 mitigation and testing money being sent out via the Epidemiology and Lab Capacity (ELC) Enhancing Detection Expansion grants.
Later in the program, Ian sits down with Kevin McGinnis, program manager of Community Paramedicine, Mobile Integrated Health Care and Rural Emergency Care at the National Association of State EMS Officials. They discuss community paramedicine and how these programs help to prevent older adult falls.
In the first Podcast from Washington of 2021, NACCHO government affairs team members Ian Goldstein and Eli Briggs discuss the Senate run-off election in Georgia, and the $22 billion in funding from the CDC for states, localities, and territories in support the nation's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Later in the program, Ian talks about the development of the Healthy People 2030 framework with Captain Paul Reed, MD, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, Medicine and Science at HHS. Ian also discusses implementation of Healthy People 2030 with Bryn Manzella, MPH, the Quality Improvement Officer and Director of Quality Improvement at the Jefferson County Department of Health.