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Tis the Season…for Asparagus!

Tis the Season…for Asparagus! posted on May 22

By Terri Mendoza and Andrea Couture Winter did not want to leave Massachusetts this year.  But spring has finally arrived, bringing us sunshine, blossoming flowers, chirping birds, and one of my favorite things—the chance to eat local, seasonal fruits and vegetables! When you enjoy seasonal   …Continue Reading Tis the Season…for Asparagus!

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Weekly Flu Report, May 18, 2018 posted on May 18

The latest weekly flu report indicates that rates of flu-like illness decreased over the past seven days. You can view the report here.

Weekly Flu Report, May 11, 2018 posted on May 11

Rates of flu-like illness ticked slightly upward in the past seven days as compared to the previous week, according to the latest weekly flu report. You can view the report here.

Highlights of the May 9th Public Health Council Meeting posted on May 9

Highlights of the May 9th Public Health Council Meeting

The May monthly meeting of the Public Health Council included consideration of a Determination of Need (DoN) request, an update on proposed amendments to regulations currently in process, a series of informational presentations on various DPH initiatives, and finally a farewell to a true institution at   …Continue Reading Highlights of the May 9th Public Health Council Meeting

Weekly Flu Report, May 4, 2018 posted on May 4

Rates of flu-like illness ticked slightly downward in the past seven days, as compared to the previous week, according to the latest weekly flu report. You can view the report.

Weekly Flu Report, April 27, 2018 posted on Apr 27

Rates of flu-like illness ticked slightly downward in the past seven days, as compared to the previous week, according to the latest weekly flu report. You can view the report.