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Weekly Flu Report, January 18, 2019 Posted on Jan 18

Rates of flu-like illness dipped slightly in the past seven days, according to the latest weekly flu report. However there is still plenty of flu season to come, and the good news is that it is not too late to get a flu shot if   …Continue Reading Weekly Flu Report, January 18, 2019

Weekly Flu Report, January 11, 2019 Posted on Jan 11

The latest weekly flu report shows that rates of flu-like illness have dropped in Massachusetts over the past seven days. However flu is unpredictable and flu season will continue in New England for a good while to come – so now is the time to get   …Continue Reading Weekly Flu Report, January 11, 2019

Highlights of the January 9th Public Health Council Meeting Posted on Jan 9

The January 2019 monthly meeting of the Public Health Council featured a three Determination of Need (DoN) requests followed by an informational update from DPH staff on the DPH response to a recent public health outbreak in Massachusetts. First, the Council took up three separate   …Continue Reading Highlights of the January 9th Public Health Council Meeting

Weekly Flu Report, January 4, 2019 Posted on Jan 4

Rates of flu-like illness rose in the past seven days, according to the latest weekly flu report. The good news is that it is not too late to protect yourself this flu season by getting a flu shot. There is still plenty of flu vaccine available in   …Continue Reading Weekly Flu Report, January 4, 2019

Weekly Flu Report, January 26, 2018 Posted on Jan 26

The latest weekly flu report indicates that rates of flu-like illness in Massachusetts have risen over the past seven days, following two weeks of decline. It’s an indication that flu season is not over yet – and that there is still plenty of reason to get a   …Continue Reading Weekly Flu Report, January 26, 2018

Highlights of the January 10th Public Health Council Meeting Posted on Jan 10

The January monthly meeting of the Public Health Council featured a pair of votes by Council members and an informational presentation on collaborative efforts to provide hurricane relief to Puerto Rico following last year’s hurricane. First, the Council took up a request from the Department’s Office of General   …Continue Reading Highlights of the January 10th Public Health Council Meeting

Weekly Flu Report, January 5, 2018 Posted on Jan 5

The first weekly flu report of 2018 shows that rates of flu-like illness have continued to rise over the past seven days in Massachusetts. If you have not gotten a flu shot yet, there is still time to protect yourself from the serious illnesses that flu   …Continue Reading Weekly Flu Report, January 5, 2018