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Health Equity and Overdose Prevention Mentorship Program
09/20/2022

Health Equity and Overdose Prevention Mentorship Program

Request for Application to Become a Mentor

OLRH Capacity Assessment Q&A Office Hours
09/13/2022

OLRH Capacity Assessment Q&A Office Hours

September Office Hours are Available via Zoom

Friends, family mourn loss of Leominster Health Director Jeffrey Stephens
08/22/2022

Friends, family mourn loss of Leominster Health Director Jeffrey Stephens

Community figure made mark throughout region

NACCHO Hosts Infectious Disease Quick-Hits Webinar on August 24
08/22/2022

NACCHO Hosts Infectious Disease Quick-Hits Webinar on August 24

“Infectious Disease Quick-Hits Webinar” from 1 to 2 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, August 24

DEP Public Water Supply and Private Well Workshop
08/18/2022

DEP Public Water Supply and Private Well Workshop

Thursday, September 8 at 3:30pm

MASSDep Drinking Water Program

Four SA/VA workshop opportunities in 2023!
08/04/2022

Four SA/VA workshop opportunities in 2023!

FDA will be offering four Self-Assessment and Verification Audit Workshops in 2023

Mass DEP "In The Main" Newsletter 2022-07-29
08/01/2022

Mass DEP "In The Main" Newsletter 2022-07-29

Drinking Water Updates and More

This In The Main newsletter has these topics of interest: 1. MassDEP Holds Successful Briefing on New EPA PFAS Health Advisory 2. MassDEP Conference Calls 3. Training Calendar 4. Cybersecurity, Emergency Preparedness, and You! 5. ERP and ERP Compliance Checklist Reminder 6. Supply Chain Reminders

MHOA Opioid Toolkit - Essential Measures
07/28/2022

MHOA Opioid Toolkit - Essential Measures

A Local Public Health Toolkit for Addressing the Opioid Epidemic

Mass DEP "In The Main" Newsletter
07/01/2022

Mass DEP "In The Main" Newsletter

Drinking Water Updates

Do you know where your chicken wings come from?
06/27/2022

Do you know where your chicken wings come from?

Explosion of virtual restaurants fuels health concerns

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Public Health Service
06/27/2022

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Public Health Service

Monkeypox Letter from CDC Director Walensky

Board of Certification of Health Officers
06/17/2022

Board of Certification of Health Officers

Policy on Continuing Education Requirements for Certified Health Officers to Fulfill CE Requirements for 2020 and 2021

In 2020, the Massachusetts Board of Certification of Health Officers recognized the unprecedented public health emergency created by the COVID 19 pandemic and the integral role certified health officers are playing in managing the public health aspects of the pandemic.

DEP Clean Energy Gap Grant Coming Soon!
06/08/2022

DEP Clean Energy Gap Grant Coming Soon!

New $7.5 million round of Gap grant funding to help municipalities, nonprofits, and small businesses implement energy efficiency measures and clean energy upgrades

Public health director, neighbor help save Norwood man’s life with CPR
06/07/2022

Public health director, neighbor help save Norwood man’s life with CPR

The family of a Norwood man who collapsed in cardiac arrest last month is thanking the neighbor and public health official who helped save his life with CPR.

American Rescue Plan Act of 2021
05/09/2022

American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

Calling all city and town officials, advocates, and community residents in Massachusetts

News from Quincy Health Department
04/27/2022

News from Quincy Health Department

New partnership with Dana Farber

They will offer free mammogram screenings on May 7 th and May 14th. In the summer, we plan to have skin cancer screenings and blood drives.

I/A Septic Systems (OWTS) Funding and Financing
04/19/2022

I/A Septic Systems (OWTS) Funding and Financing

NEWEA 2022 WEBINAR SERIES

The two biggest issues for permitting and adoption of the new generation of Enhanced I/A septic systems (OWTS) are management (RME) and funding. The former was addressed at a charrette held at the NEWEA Annual Conference in January.