Washington, DC, September 14, 2021— In this week’s episode of Podcast from Washington, NACCHO government affairs team members Ian Goldstein and Adriane Casalotti discuss the actions Congress must take before the end of the fiscal year on September 30. They also discuss the reconciliation bill and the looming debt ceiling vote.
Later in the program, Ian speaks with Ethan Johnson, Communications and Performance Management Director at the Florida Department of Health in Volusia County, and Erika Lautenbach, Director of the Whatcom (WA) County Health Department, about equitable approaches to recruitment and hiring at local health departments. They discuss how COVID-19 has changed the way their health departments recruit and retain employees.
The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) represents the nation’s nearly 3,000 local health departments. These city, county, metropolitan, district, and tribal departments work every day to protect and promote health and well-being for all people in their communities. For more information about NACCHO, please visit www.naccho.org.