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Monthly Archives: September 2009

Getting back into the groove of movin’ Posted on Sep 29

Getting back into the groove of movin’

Posted by: Maya Mohan, Department of Public Health Maya is the Physical Activity Coordinator for DPH.  And needs your advice! So, I have a question for you.  Have you ever been “good” about getting in your workouts regularly only to then have something throw you   …Continue Reading Getting back into the groove of movin’

Weekly Flu Report: September 24, 2009 Posted on Sep 24

Weekly Report: Download Weekly Report_9_24_09 (Download PDF Weekly Report_9_24_09) This week, we received more good news about the new H1N1 vaccine that's currently being tested. It now appears that children aged 10 to 17 years of age may only require one dose of the H1N1 vaccine, as   …Continue Reading Weekly Flu Report: September 24, 2009

Saiba tudo sobre a gripe Posted on Sep 24

Saiba tudo sobre a gripe

Posted by: Jordan Coriza, Department of Public Health Jordan is the Director of Ethnic Media Engagement for the Department. Olá, pessoal: Quero fazer um resumo das atividades do Departamento de Saúde Pública de Massachusetts em relação à prevenção da gripe. A partir desta segunda-feira, 28   …Continue Reading Saiba tudo sobre a gripe

Prepárese para seguir oyéndonos hablar de la gripe Posted on Sep 22

Prepárese para seguir oyéndonos hablar de la gripe

Posted by: Jordan Coriza, Department of Public Health Jordan is the Director of Ethnic Media Engagement for the Department. Hola a todos: ¿Ya está cansado de escucharnos hablar sobre la gripe? Pues no se canse, porque todavía hay mucho de qué hablar. A continuación le   …Continue Reading Prepárese para seguir oyéndonos hablar de la gripe

Fruit and Veggie Wraps Posted on Sep 22

Fruit and Veggie Wraps

    Kara Ghiringhelli, Department of Public Health Kara Ghiringhelli is a Nutrition Education Specialist at DPH Fruit and Veggie Wraps There is a new creation out in the world of food. Fruit and veggie wraps. These wraps come is a variety of flavors including   …Continue Reading Fruit and Veggie Wraps

CDC Releases H1N1 Preparedness Guide for Small Businesses Posted on Sep 21

Small businesses face unique concerns when it comes to preparing for H1N1 (swine) flu. With that in mind, the CDC, Department of Homeland Security, and the Small Business Administration have recently released guidance specifically to help these businesses – typically less than 100 employees at a site – understand what   …Continue Reading CDC Releases H1N1 Preparedness Guide for Small Businesses

Weekly Flu Report: September 17, 2009 Posted on Sep 17

Weekly Report: Download Weekly Report 9_17_2009 (Download PDF) This week, we received some very good news about the new H1N1 flu vaccine that is currently in production.  According to the Federal Drug Administration (FDA), it seems likely that adults who receive the H1N1 vaccine when it's available next   …Continue Reading Weekly Flu Report: September 17, 2009

Bem-vindo ao Momento de Saúde! Posted on Sep 15

Bem-vindo ao Momento de Saúde!

Posted by: Jordan Coriza, Department of Public Health Jordan is the Director of Ethnic Media Engagement for the Department. Olá a todos e sejam bem-vindos ao blog em português do Departamento de Saúde Pública de Massachusetts. Esperamos utilizar esse blog para iniciar e manter uma   …Continue Reading Bem-vindo ao Momento de Saúde!

Boston Tweed Ride Posted on Sep 15

Boston Tweed Ride

Posted by: Maya Mohan, Department of Public Health Maya is the Physical Activity Coordinator for DPH and LOVES TWEED.  And her bike. Picture this:  tooling around historic Beacon Hill and Back Bay, along the Charles River in your plaid and tweed-y best, complete with your   …Continue Reading Boston Tweed Ride

CDC Posts New Tools and Resources on Planning for School-Located Vaccination Clinics Posted on Sep 14

In many cities and towns across Massachusetts, local public health and school officials are working together on various ways they might use school facilities to adminster flu vaccine to students. Yesterday, CDC released a very useful series of tools and resources to help in that planning   …Continue Reading CDC Posts New Tools and Resources on Planning for School-Located Vaccination Clinics