October 3, 2019 Dear Board of Health Members: As you are aware, the Massachusetts Association of Health Boards provides professional development to members of our local boards of health and is the body which is looked to by our member boards to help pass legislation...


Facing an explosion of vaping-related illnesses, Governor Charlie Baker said Tuesday he is ordering a four-month ban on the sale of all vaping products in Massachusetts, the latest — and perhaps furthest-reaching — move to address what the governor called a public...

SAPHE Fact Sheet

Establishing the State Action for Public Health Excellence (SAPHE) Program Please Co-Sponsor HD2682/SD922 by Representatives Kane and Garlick & Senator Lewis Read more.  

Big win for public health and MAHB

The Barnstable Superior Court upholds the Yarmouth Board of Health’s decision to fine and suspend Cumberland Farm’s tobacco sales permit for selling a flavored tobacco product called Jazz. See the Clerk’s notice here.