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  • Baker-Polito Administration Expand on Core Competencies to Combat Opioid Epidemic

    Core competencies aimed at properly training students and professionals on prevention and management of prescription drug misuse.

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  • Baker-Polito Administration Expands Addiction Program for Women at Taunton State Hospital

    Administration opens the second phase of the Women’s Recovery from Addictions Program at Taunton State Hospital adding 30 new beds.

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  • Governor Baker signs veterans bill surrounded by legislators.

    Legislation Supporting Veterans’ Benefits and Housing

    Governor Baker signs The H.O.M.E. Act, legislation providing additional support for members of the Armed Services, veterans, gold star families, and the Commonwealth's two Soldiers’ Homes, into law. 

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  • Administration Appoints Superintendent of the Soldiers' Home in Holyoke

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  • Make the Right Call – Public Information Campaign

    The Massachusetts 9-1-1 Good Samaritan Law was passed in 2012 in order to encourage people to call 9-1-1 during an overdose emergency.

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    Zika Virus

    Zika is a virus spread by mosquitoes. Most people infected with Zika virus do not even get sick.

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  • Massachusetts Healthiest State in the Nation for Older Adults

    State rises from sixth place in rankings of senior population health

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