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A Taste of New Bedford Posted on Mar 12

A Taste of New Bedford

    Last Thursday, we pulled up to the MDPH Southeast Regional Health Offices Building where two smiling faces came out to greet us. Mass in Motion New Bedford coordinator Pauline Hamel and Healthy Living Consultant Kim Ferreira then jumped into a car, told us   …Continue Reading A Taste of New Bedford

Making the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice: Healthy Dining New Bedford Posted on Jun 15

Making the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice: Healthy Dining New Bedford

Lani Telian, Department of Public Health     Today, families are eating more and more meals outside the home. Restaurant foods tend to be higher in fat and calories, and are often larger in portion size than meals we eat at home. These foods may   …Continue Reading Making the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice: Healthy Dining New Bedford

More EEE Mosquitoes found in Southeastern Mass. Posted on Aug 20

DPH announced today that its latest testing has revealed mosquitoes infected with Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in the city of New Bedford and in the town of Easton.  There have been no human cases of EEE identified so far this summer, but public health officials are   …Continue Reading More EEE Mosquitoes found in Southeastern Mass.