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Highlights from the December 21st Public Health Council Meeting Posted on Dec 22

Highlights from the December 21st Public Health Council Meeting

 Posted by John Jacob, a health communications writer and editor at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. December’s Public Health Council meeting began with an update from Kevin Cranston, Director of the DPH Bureau of Infectious Disease, on recently proposed amendments to infectious disease reporting regulations for   …Continue Reading Highlights from the December 21st Public Health Council Meeting

Highlights from the November 9th Public Health Council Meeting Posted on Nov 10

Highlights from the November 9th Public Health Council Meeting

 Posted by John Jacob, a health communications writer and editor at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. The November meeting of the Public Health Council featured a range of discussions and informational briefings. The Council voted to make permanent a series of emergency amendments to regulations which   …Continue Reading Highlights from the November 9th Public Health Council Meeting

Highlights from the October 12th Public Health Council Meeting Posted on Oct 13

Highlights from the October 12th Public Health Council Meeting

 Posted by John Jacob, a health communications writer and editor at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. Today’s meeting featured discussions on a wide variety of topics, including proposed regulations related to HIV case reporting, inspections of school cafeteria kitchens, and the licensure of substance abuse treatment   …Continue Reading Highlights from the October 12th Public Health Council Meeting

Highlights from the September 14th Public Health Council Meeting Posted on Sep 14

Highlights from the September 14th Public Health Council Meeting

 Posted by John Jacob, a health communications writer and editor at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. The September meeting of the Public Health Council focused on several items related to hospitals and health care plans in Massachusetts. The Council voted to approve the acquisition by Steward   …Continue Reading Highlights from the September 14th Public Health Council Meeting

Highlights from the August 10th Public Health Council Meeting Posted on Aug 18

Highlights from the August 10th Public Health Council Meeting

 Posted by John Jacob, a health communications writer and editor at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. This month’s PHC meeting featured a wide range of topics and discussions. Representatives of the Drug Control program in the DPH Bureau of Health Care Safety and Quality gave a   …Continue Reading Highlights from the August 10th Public Health Council Meeting

A Note to Readers Posted on Aug 18

A Note to Readers

 Posted by John Jacob, a health communications writer and editor at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. Welcome to the newest category on Commonwealth Conversations: Public Health. The purpose of this latest entry is to highlight the work of the Public Health Council here at DPH. The Council convenes once a   …Continue Reading A Note to Readers