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The December monthly meeting of the Public Health Council featured a pair of final votes on amendments to regulations, informational presentations on the status of several proposed amendments to regulations that are still in process, and an update on activities related to tracking the opioid crisis in Massachusetts.

First, the Council took up separate requests for final promulgation of proposed amendments to regulations governing Tanning Facilities and the Immunization of Students Before Admission to School. Following discussions, the Council voted to approve both sets of proposed amendments.

Council members then heard a series of presentations from DPH program staff on the status of proposed amendments to regulations which have yet to come before the Council for a final vote, including:

Finally, the Council received an update from DPH staff on Departmental activities related to the implementation of Chapter 55 of the Acts of 2015.

 

 

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