January 2017 Hot Topics in practice
In this one-hour webinar, which is part of the Hot Topics series, government affairs specialists discuss a statewide plan to build public support for funding essential public health services in Washington.
- List three elements of the foundational public health services funding proposal being considered by the Washington State Legislature.
- Review how to talk about core public health services in compelling ways to those who are not familiar with them.
- Identify two ways to educate decision-makers and other stakeholders on the importance of public health in local communities.
In the January session of Hot Topics in Practice, government affairs specialists will discuss a statewide plan to rebuild and modernize our public health system so that it can better prevent, track, and respond to food and water contamination and disease outbreaks. The presenters will also review efforts to build public support for a legislative funding proposal and share insights on how best to communicate with decision-makers and community members.