Department of Health Receives Breastfeeding-Friendly Workplace Award


BreastfeedingFriendlyAward_3Annapolis, MD — The Anne Arundel County Department of Health recently received the DC/MD Breastfeeding-Friendly Workplace Award from the Maryland Breastfeeding Coalition. The award recognizes employers that make an effort to promote breastfeeding. The Department achieved a silver ranking for its initiatives, including a lactation room for employees and clients who are breastfeeding, an on-site lactation consultant, and breastfeeding classes and support groups administered through the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program. For more information about County breastfeeding classes and support groups, visit the Department of Health’s Healthy Babies Web page at

Photo (from left): Anne Arundel County Acting Health Officer Douglas L. Hart; Deputy Health Officer for Healthy Families Jinlene Chan; WIC Acting Program Manager Katherine Harmon; Maryland Breastfeeding Coalition Representative Dana Silver; Lactation Consultant Flossie Rollhauser; Director of Family Health Services Nancy Tucker; Deputy Director of Family Health Services Karen Siska; and Director of Human Resources Anita Adee.

Photographer: Sara Luell