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This month’s meeting of the Public Health Council featured a series of informational presentations from DPH staff.

Staff from the Bureau of Substance Abuse Services presented an overview of peer recovery coaching in Massachusetts.

Following that, staff from the Bureau of Infectious Disease and Laboratory Sciences provided an update on the Lowell/Lawrence HIV outbreak and other Massachusetts outbreaks among people who inject drugs.

Finally, staff from the Massachusetts Tobacco Control Program presented to the Council on the topic of Connecting Youth to Tobacco Prevention Through a Racial Justice Lens.

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