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The September meeting of the Public Health Council featured two votes on final amendments to regulations, followed by a series of informational presentations on current public health issues and initiatives.

First, the Council took up for consideration final amendments to regulations related to 105 CMR 460.000, Lead Poisoning Prevention and Control. Following a discussion, the Council voted to approve the amended regulations.

Next, the Council took up for consideration final amendments to regulations related to 105 CMR 158.000, Licensure of Adult Day Health Programs. The final amended regulations were approved by the Council.

Following these votes, council members heard a series of informational presentations including:

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