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Preventing Sharps Injuries among Healthcare Workers: 15 Years and Counting Posted on Nov 23

Preventing Sharps Injuries among Healthcare Workers: 15 Years and Counting

“Since passage of the Massachusetts Act to Relative to Needlestick Injury Prevention, measurable progress has been made, but significant work remains in our efforts to eradicate preventable sharps injuries. Unfortunately, healthcare workers continue to bear the brunt of the burden of these potentially life-changing exposures.    …Continue Reading Preventing Sharps Injuries among Healthcare Workers: 15 Years and Counting

Weekly Report on Novel H1N1 Influenza as of August 13, 2009. Posted on Aug 13

Weekly Report: Download Weekly Report 8-13-09  (Download PDFWeeklyRept) This Week's Developments: Yesterday, the Massachusetts Public Health Council (PHC) approved two sets of emergency regulations that will better protect Bay State health care workers and residents during the upcoming flu season. The first set of regulations require licensed   …Continue Reading Weekly Report on Novel H1N1 Influenza as of August 13, 2009.