Post Content

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.

Written By:


health communication writer and editor

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Recent Posts

WIC: A Vital Resource for Massachusetts Families During COVID-19 posted on Oct 1

During COVID-19, many families are worried about having enough food at home.  Promoting programs that help improve food security has been essential during the pandemic.  One of these programs, administered by the Department of Public Health, is the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants,   …Continue Reading WIC: A Vital Resource for Massachusetts Families During COVID-19

Learn How You Can Help Prevent Suicide posted on Sep 21

Learn How You Can Help Prevent Suicide

For many people, the COVID-19 pandemic has given rise to feelings of uncertainty, fear, stress, and anxiety which can take a toll on mental health. It is important, particularly in uncertain times, to prioritize conversations around mental health, including suicide. September is Suicide Prevention Awareness   …Continue Reading Learn How You Can Help Prevent Suicide

Highlights of the September 17 Public Health Council Meeting posted on Sep 17

The September monthly meeting of the Public Health Council, which took place via teleconference in light of ongoing restrictions on public gatherings, featured two informational presentations from Department subject matter experts: Update from the Massachusetts WIC Program Update on Flu Immunization Activities in Massachusetts The   …Continue Reading Highlights of the September 17 Public Health Council Meeting