The holidays are upon us, which means lots of occasions to celebrate with family and friends. Are you planning to host a holiday gathering this year? If you are, in addition to choosing how to decorate your home and planning the menu, you get to decide what types of beverages you want to offer your guests. This means it is your decision whether or not to serve alcohol.
There are lots of fun and festive non-alcoholic drinks that are sure to be enjoyed by all. For some quick and easy recipes, check out this short guide, Party Planning Tips for an Alcohol-Safe and Drug-Free Holiday Season to Remember. You can also offer bottled or sparkling water, tea, or coffee.
Offering non-alcoholic beverages is just one way to celebrate the holidays in a healthier and safer way. For more tips on how to enjoy the holidays, click here.
Have a safe and healthy holiday season!
Weekly Flu Report, December 19, 2014 posted on Dec 19
Rates of flu-like illness increased slightly over the past seven days in Massachusetts, as indicated in the latest weekly flu report. Flu season doesn’t tend to peak until later in February or even March – so there is still plenty of time to get vaccinated …Continue Reading Weekly Flu Report, December 19, 2014
Weekly Flu Report, December 12, 2014 posted on Dec 12
This week’s flu report shows a slight dip in rates of flu-like illness since last week’s report – which is entirely in keeping with the unpredictable nature of flu season. One thing we know for sure is that no matter what, the single best way to …Continue Reading Weekly Flu Report, December 12, 2014
Highlights of the Public Health Council Meeting, December 10, 2014 posted on Dec 10
The December monthly meeting of the Public Health Council featured the consideration of one Determination of Need (DoN) request, two votes on final amendments to existing regulations, and an informational presentation to the Council on a key DPH community initiative. First, the Council took up …Continue Reading Highlights of the Public Health Council Meeting, December 10, 2014