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Laying a Solid Foundation – Tobacco Laws Pertaining to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
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Evidence Supporting School Reopenings in Massachusetts
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DPH COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions and Needed Information
The Massachusetts Appeals Court dismisses Cumberland Farms, Inc.’s argument that “Jazz” cigars are not flavored tobacco products, and affirms the Yarmouth Board of Health’s suspension of the store’s tobacco sales permit
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COVID-19 -- Legal BOH Guidance from the Massachusetts Association of Health Board
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COVID- 19 - Health-Related BOH Guidance from the Masschusetts Association of Health Boards
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Weekly SARS-CoV-2 screening of asymptomatic students and staff to guide and evaluate strategies for safer in-person learning
Examining the effect of information channel on COVID-19 vaccine acceptance
Predictors of COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy: Socio-demographics, Co-Morbidity and Past Racial Discrimination
Dr. Testa, President of MAHB, and Drs. Savoia and Piltch-Loeb, faculty in the MAHB Certificate Program, are all members of the Emergency Preparedness Research, Evaluation and Practice (EPREP) program and the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health.
Question: Are healthcare workers, clinics and others who administer the COVID-19 vaccine liable for injury or death caused by a COVID-19 vaccination? Answer: No. State and federal law, and a federal no-fault compensation program, give complete immunity to healthcare...
How Does the U.S. Supreme Court case , Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn, New York v. Andrew M. Cuomo, Governor of New York, 592 U.S. _____, 2020 WL 6948354 (11.25.2020) impact Governor Baker’s Orders relative to Houses of Worship. The Supreme Court wrote its...
Many members of a Board of Health or other position that assumes responsibility for local public health (e.g., Health Commissioner) often ask “When making discretionary public health decisions in the line of duty, do I have any liability coverage offered by the...
Ron O’Connor, MA DPH, is Chosen for the Third Annual Dr. Al DeMaria Jr. Public Health Achievement Award
Jana Ferguson, Assistant Commissioner, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, announced on the Inter-agency Local Boards of Health COVID-19 webinar held today Tuesday, December 1st, at 3:00 p.m. that Ron O'Connor, Director, Office of Local and Regional Health at...
Several weeks ago, Governor Baker instituted new recommendations to control the spread of COVID-19. He continues to encourage keeping businesses open and schools operating in-person. Keeping businesses and schools open have a clear scientific basis. In addition,...
This is a reminder that all children 6 months of age or older who attend Massachusetts childcare, pre-school, K-12, and colleges and universities must receive the flu vaccine on or before December 31, 2020. This includes: • K-12 students participating in remote...
Many towns throughout Massachusetts are producing local town COVID-19 metrics dashboards. Today, we are highlighting the metrics dashboard of Wellesley, MA. This dashboard distinguishes itself because of its Wellesley Public School (WPS) metrics statistics displayed...
11/04/2020: TOWN OF FOXBOROUGH:Director of Public Health Excellent Local Public Health Leadership Opportunity. The Town of Foxborough is seeking to hire a Director of Public Health to provide highly qualified, strategic leadership and communication for the Health...