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Using Communication to Sustain Programs

Thursday, May 6, 2021, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PMVirtual

Public health programs should not end when funding ends. Using earned media news stories, social media posts, and paid or in-kind media can help sustaining programs. In this session, participants will learn what other recipients have planned for using communication to sustain programs.


  1. Gretchen L. Hofing, MPH, RDN, LDN, NBC-HWC Healthy Eating Coordinator, Division of Public Health North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Raleigh, NC
  2. Lara Sim Manager, Community Health & Benefit, Seattle Children's Public Health Seattle & King County, Seattle, WA
  3. Kerry Gabbert, MPH Project Coordinator/Visiting Instructor, West Virginia University Extension Service Lewisburg, WV

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe ways to sustain communication efforts after funded programs end
  2. Identify opportunities for partner organizations to help sustain communication effort


Chelsea Cobb, Communications/Media Specialist, DeKalb County Board of Health, Decatur, GA

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