Posted by Samantha Noderer Samantha is a Health Communication Intern at the Department of Public Health Farmer’s Markets are springing up everywhere across the Commonwealth, in every season. These markets are a great place for community members to buy local, fresh foods year-round. And …Continue Reading Double Your Freshness
Posted by Omar Cabrera, Community Health Education Manager at DPH. Con el comienzo del año nuevo, hay varios cambios simples que podemos hacer para mantenernos saludable en el 2013 y años siguientes, comenzando con lo que comemos y bebemos. Comer mejor y fijarnos en las …Continue Reading Cambios Simples para un 2013 Saludable
Posted by: Adam Stoler of the Bureau of Substance Abuse Services Now that we’re two weeks into the New Year, how are you doing on your Resolutions? Maybe you intended to drink more water, get more exercise, or be healthier? Sometimes we can have a …Continue Reading Is Alcohol Keeping Me From Being Healthier?
Posted by: Katie Gorodetsky – WIC'sImmunization Coordinator Need help heating your home this winter? Fuel assistance can help until April 30, 2013! Here are some frequently asked questions about the program that can help you get started! What is the Low Income Home …Continue Reading It’s not too late to apply for Fuel Assistance!
Posted by Patty Killoran, an intern in the Primary Care Office at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health This is another in a series of profiles of health care professionals who have benefited from the Massachusetts Loan Repayment Program. The MLRP works to increase access …Continue Reading Working with Underserved Populations: How the MLRP Helped
Posted by John Jacob, a health communications writer and editor at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health There was a slight dip in flu activty this past week, as illustarted by this week's flu report (Word), but we will have to wait and see if this trend continues. …Continue Reading Weekly Flu Report, January 11, 2013
Posted by John Jacob, a health communications writer and editor at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health This month's PHC meeting featured a series of updates on proposed regulations, consideration of several Determination of Need (DON) requests, and an informational presentation on the current impact of flu in …Continue Reading Highlights from the January 9th Public Health Council Meeting
Posted by Alison T. Brill, MPH, Community Suicide Prevention Coordinator at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health On December 6th, 2012, in Lowell, MA, over 200 people gathered to learn, discuss and share ideas at the conference, “It Takes a Village: Trauma-Informed Responses to Suicide in Multicultural Communities.” …Continue Reading It Takes a Village: Addressing Trauma & Resiliency in Multicultural Communities
Posted by Donna Lazorik, RN, MS. Donna is the Immunization Coordinator in the Division of Epidemiology and Immunization at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. This year’s flu season is turning out to be a tough one. Still, the single best way to protect yourself …Continue Reading Flu: What You Can Do — Caring for People at Home
Posted by Omar Cabrera, Community Health Education Manager at DPH. Esta temporada de gripe está resultando ser muy fuerte. La mejor manera de protegerse y proteger a sus seres queridos de enfermedades relacionadas con la influenza es vacunándose, aún si el año pasado obtuvo la …Continue Reading Que puede usted hacer para cuidar a sus seres queridos en casa durante esta temporada de gripe