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Weekly Flu Report, February 23, 2018 Posted on Feb 22

Rates of flu-like illness have dropped in Massachusetts over the past seven days, according to the latest weekly flu report. Even with this current decline, flu continues to circulate in our communities – so if you have not gotten a flu shot yet, there is   …Continue Reading Weekly Flu Report, February 23, 2018

Weekly Flu Report, February 16, 2018 Posted on Feb 15

The latest weekly flu report indicates a slight increase in rates of flu-like illness in Massachusetts over the past seven days. Flu continues to circulate widely in our communities and if you have not gotten a flu shot yet this season, there is still ample reason   …Continue Reading Weekly Flu Report, February 16, 2018

Highlights of the February 14th Public Health Council Meeting Posted on Feb 14

The February monthly meeting of the Public Health Council featured a pair of Determination of Need (DON) requests followed by an informational presentation from DPH bureau leadership. First, as part of her introductory remarks, Public Health Commissioner Bharel provided an update to the Council on data   …Continue Reading Highlights of the February 14th Public Health Council Meeting

Weekly Flu Report, February 9, 2018 Posted on Feb 8

The latest weekly flu report indicates that rates of flu-like illness rose again over the past seven days – an indication that flu season is not over yet and that there is still plenty of reason to get a flu shot if you haven’t done so   …Continue Reading Weekly Flu Report, February 9, 2018

Weekly Flu Report, February 2, 2018 Posted on Feb 1

The first weekly flu report of February indicates that rates of flu-like illness have risen again over the past seven days – a sign that flu season is not over yet and that there is no time like the present to get a flu shot   …Continue Reading Weekly Flu Report, February 2, 2018

Highlights of the February 8th Public Health Council Meeting Posted on Feb 8

The February monthly meeting of the Public Health Council featured a pair of Determination of Need requests, a vote on final regulations, a procedural clarification related to another final regulation which was approved by the Council in January, and an informational briefing for Council members   …Continue Reading Highlights of the February 8th Public Health Council Meeting