News items for Public Health Professionals
12/13/2022 at 10:30 ET
On December 13, 2022, EPA Region 1 will be providing an overview of EPCRA reporting requirements for newly OSHA delegated facilities in Massachusetts
Dec. 2022 - Mar. 2023
Kimberley Warsett, Health and Disability Program Coordinator
TRAINING: OWT 150: AutoCalcs: Automated Support Materials for: Pump Timers, Tanks, Chambers, BSF Sizing and Buoyancy Calculations
November 18, 2022 In-person at the URI KIngston campus 8am-12:30pm
November 18 & 21, 2022 from 9am – 12pm (virtually)
What you need to know
The Community Health Inclusion Index, Office of Local and Regional Health, & Mass in Motion Mini-Grants
Request for Proposals
Request for Application to Become a Mentor
September Office Hours are Available via Zoom
Community figure made mark throughout region
“Infectious Disease Quick-Hits Webinar” from 1 to 2 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, August 24
Thursday, September 8 at 3:30pm
MASSDep Drinking Water Program
FDA will be offering four Self-Assessment and Verification Audit Workshops in 2023
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
A Local Public Health Toolkit for Addressing the Opioid Epidemic
Drinking Water Updates
Explosion of virtual restaurants fuels health concerns
Monkeypox Letter from CDC Director Walensky
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.
New $7.5 million round of Gap grant funding to help municipalities, nonprofits, and small businesses implement energy efficiency measures and clean energy upgrades
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.
Calling all city and town officials, advocates, and community residents in Massachusetts
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.
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.