OSDH logoThe Pioneer Library System recently was honored as a Gold Star Employer by the Oklahoma State Department of Health for its efforts to be a breastfeeding friendly worksite.

The award was made on behalf of the OSDH, the Coalition of Oklahoma Breastfeeding Advocates and the Oklahoma Healthy Birth Alliance.

PLS libraries and the PLS administrative offices are among the 220 worksites honored for support of Oklahoma mothers and their breastfeeding infants and children. These businesses achieved goals set by the OSDH “Healthy People 2020” coalition in a 2010 study.

See the full list of businesses honored online here.