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The August monthly meeting of the Public Health Council included votes on three pending amendments to public health regulations.

First, the Council received a request to promulgate amendments to 105 CMR 120.000, The Control of Radiation. Following a discussion, the Council voted to approve the proposed amendments.

Next, the Council received a request to promulgate amendments to 105 CMR 153.000, Licensure Procedure and Suitability Requirements for Long Term Care Facilities. The Council voted to approve the proposed amendments.

The final set of proposed amendments to regulations were related to 105 CMR 173.000, Mobile Integrated Health Care and Community EMS Programs. The Council voted to approve these amendments as well.

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