Donielle Flynn, front left, and Amanda Sefert, back left, of the Monroe County Health Department request a resolution for the county to adopt a specific working mothers’ breastfeeding support policy at the Monroe County Commissioners Aug. 6 meeting.Frankie Silvus runs the Bushel Basket farm stand, which is set up on Wednesdays from about 9:30 a.m. until about 3 p.m. at the Senior Center in Woodsfield. As part of one of the Monroe County Health Department’s initiatives to provide more healthy food options for those in need, the market accepts WIC and senior vouchers, and is open to the public as well. Photo courtesy of Ruth Wilcox.

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In light of August Breastfeeding Awareness Month, members of Monroe County Health Department asked the Monroe County Commissioners at their Monday, Aug. 6 meeting to consider signing a resolution to adopt a county policy in support of breastfeeding mothers returning to work.

Donielle Flynn, Amanda Sefert and Linda Masters attended the meeting on behalf of the health department and offered their input as to the impact of this decision.

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