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Annual Conference to Mark 150th Anniversary of DPH Posted on Mar 1

Annual Conference to Mark 150th Anniversary of DPH

Hundreds of public health professionals, representatives of community-based organizations and municipal government, and prevention advocates will gather in Worcester next month for the statewide Ounce of Prevention conference, hosted annually by the Department of Public Health. The conference, marking DPH’s 150th year, takes place April   …Continue Reading Annual Conference to Mark 150th Anniversary of DPH

Weekly Flu Report, November 2, 2018 Posted on Nov 2

Rates of influenza-like illness dipped slightly over the past seven days, according to the latest weekly flu report. However we can expect these number to increase as we head deeper into flu season, so now is the time to get a flu shot if you   …Continue Reading Weekly Flu Report, November 2, 2018

Weekly Flu Report, March 2, 2018 Posted on Mar 2

Rates of flu-like illness in Massachusetts rose slightly over the past seven days, according to the latest weekly flu report. If you have not gotten a flu shot yet, there is still time to protect yourself. You can find a flu shot near you by calling your   …Continue Reading Weekly Flu Report, March 2, 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