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Advancing Racial Equity

Advancing Racial Equity posted on Apr 6

Written by Dr. Susan Manning, Dr. Sabrina Selk, Antonia Blinn, Katie Stetler, and Lamar Polk The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) works to ensure that all residents of the Commonwealth achieve their best health by eliminating disparities, addressing the social determinants of health, and   …Continue Reading Advancing Racial Equity

COVID-19 and Pregnancy in Massachusetts

COVID-19 and Pregnancy in Massachusetts posted on Apr 5

A key effort to bolster emergency preparedness in maternal and child health infrastructure in Massachusetts is the Surveillance for Emerging Threats to Moms and Babies Network (SET-NET). This surveillance system is part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) effort to rapidly identify the impact of   …Continue Reading COVID-19 and Pregnancy in Massachusetts