Welcome to MHOA

Massachusetts Health Officers Association

Welcome to MHOA

Massachusetts Health Officers Association

Welcome to MHOA

Massachusetts Health Officers Association

What We Are About

Our Mission

The mission of the Massachusetts Health Officers Association is to assist and support staff of local health departments in meeting their statutory responsibilities to the public through programs of education, technical assistance, representation, and resource development, and by providing educational and informational programs to the general public on public health topics.

MHOA is recognized as and regarded by members and other agencies as an effective professional group representing and advocating for local public and environmental health.

Event Calendar

Upcoming Events

Jun
21
Thu
10:00 am Quarterly & Executive Committee ... @ Devens Common Center
Quarterly & Executive Committee ... @ Devens Common Center
Jun 21 @ 10:00 am
All MHOA members are welcome Quarterly Meeting 10 AM MHOA Opioid toolkit Introduction followed by Executive Committee Meeting at 12:30 PM LEARN MORE & REGISTER ONLINE HERE

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MHOA Initiatives

Initiatives & Programs

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Membership Benefits & Options

MHOA Library

The MHOA Resource Library

News

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National Menu Labeling Law

National Menu Labeling Law

The national menu labeling law (which requires chain restaurants, supermarkets, and convenience stores with 20 or more outlets to label calories) is set to go into effect May 2018.  The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently issued new draft guidance for menu labeling, answering industry questions about how to comply.

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LEAD REGULATORY CHANGES AND DETERMINATOR REFRESHER TRAININGS

LEAD REGULATORY CHANGES AND DETERMINATOR REFRESHER TRAININGS

On December 1, 2017, the Department of Public Health’s Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program’s amended regulations will go into effect. Significant changes include lowering the definition of lead poisoning to a venous blood lead level of 10 µg/dL and streamlining the deleading requirements, making it easier and more affordable for owners to delead.

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by Mar 14, 2018 No Comments