DHCFP is hosting a series of public forums on May 2nd, May 13th, and May 20th regarding the all-payer claims database (APCD) to engage in candid discussions and seek specific feedback that will help us refine our work and develop additional policies. I encourage you to register today.
While we hope each of you will join our discussion, we also invite you to send us your comments and questions about the APCD in advance of our forums to help us structure the discussion. We want to make sure that these conversations are as useful and meaningful to you as they are to us. Please feel free to email your questions and comments to Young Joo (email@example.com) or simply leave a comment in our blog.
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Weekly Flu Report, May 20, 2016 posted on May 20
Rates of flu-like illness continued to decline over the past seven days, according the latest weekly flu report. The report can be viewed here.
Snacking Made Easy… But Is It Too Easy? posted on May 16
By: Rachel Colchamiro and Louisa Paine My kids haven’t been toddlers in many years, but I am lucky to have a few nieces and nephews to enjoy watching go through that stage all over again. As a nutritionist, I probably pay more attention to food …Continue Reading Snacking Made Easy… But Is It Too Easy?
EPHT Community Profiles: An Environmental Health Snapshot of Your Community posted on May 16
Welcome to the world of Environmental Public Health Tracking (EPHT) created as part of a national effort by The Centers for Disease Control to make environmental and health data more readily available to the public. The Massachusetts EPHT program is happy to announce the release …Continue Reading EPHT Community Profiles: An Environmental Health Snapshot of Your Community