The April meeting of the Public Health Council featured a presentation to the Council by the Commissioner, followed by a series of informational updates on proposed regulatory amendments that are currently in process, and then a series of final votes to rescind specific regulations as directed …Continue Reading Highlights of the April 13 Public Health Council Meeting
Rates of flu-like illness continued to decline in Massachusetts during the past seven days, according to the latest weekly flu report. Flu vaccination opportunities are still available in your community – call your health care provider or local board of health, or visit a pharmacy near you.
Vous avez probablement beaucoup entendu parler du virus Zika récemment. Il provoque une maladie transmise par les moustiques porteurs du virus. Pour l’heure, le virus Zika a été retrouvé chez des moustiques en Afrique, en Amérique centrale et en Amérique du sud, ainsi qu’aux Antilles. …Continue Reading Le virus Zika et les voyages : Conseils aux femmes
The latest weekly flu report shows a decrease in rates of flu-like illness in Massachusetts over the last seven days. Flu vaccination opportunities are still available in your community – call your health care provider or local board of health, or visit a pharmacy near …Continue Reading Weekly Flu Report, April 1, 2016
Ou siman wè gen anpil nouvèl dènyèman sou viris Zika a. Li lakòz yon maladi moustik, ki gen viris la, gaye. Pou jouk jodiya, viris Zika te remake sou moustik ki nan peyi Afrik, Amerik santral epi disid, epi nan Antiy yo. Li pa remake …Continue Reading Vwayaj ak viris Zika : Konsèy pou fanm
Recentemente, você pode ter ouvido falar bastante no noticiário sobre o Zika vírus. Ele causa uma doença transmitida por mosquitos que são os portadores do vírus. Por agora, o Zika vírus tem sido encontrado em mosquitos na África, América Central, América do Sul e ilhas …Continue Reading Zika vírus e Viagens: Aconselhamento para Mulheres
Es posible que haya escuchado mucho en las noticias acerca del virus del Zika recientemente. Causa una enfermedad transmitida por mosquitos portadores del virus. Hasta el momento, el virus del Zika se ha encontrado en mosquitos en África, Centroamérica, Sudamérica y las islas del Caribe. …Continue Reading El virus del Zika y los viajes: Recomendaciones para las mujeres
Editorial Note: When we think of chemical poison prevention, we often think of chemicals found in our households—ammonia, bleach, lead. But many chemicals exist and pose risk in both our homes and our workplaces. We are deeply saddened by the recent news of a Boston …Continue Reading Preventing Chemical Poisoning Deaths in MA Households and Workplaces
Welcome to the world of Environmental Public Health Tracking (EPHT) in Massachusetts! In 2000, the Pew Environmental Health Commission identified a lack of basic information needed to link environmental hazards and chronic diseases. In response, the Massachusetts Environmental Public Health Tracking website (EPHT) was created as …Continue Reading An Innovative New Tool for Tracking Environmental and Health Data in MA
The latest weekly flu report indicates an increase in rates of flu-like illness in Massachusetts in the past seven days. It’s not too late to protect yourself and your family from getting sick this flu season. Call your health care provider or your local board of health, …Continue Reading Weekly Flu Report, March 18, 2016
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