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Public Meeting Notice Public Health Council Meeting, August 11, 2021

Wednesday, August 11, 2021 at 9:00 a.m.
  • Posted: August 5, 2021 10:24 a.m.
  • Last Updated: August 11, 2021 8:42 a.m.

Overview of Public Health Council Meeting, August 11, 2021

Note:  The August Public Health Council meeting will be held remotely as a video conference consistent with St. 2021, c. 20, s. 20, which provides for certain modifications to the Massachusetts Open Meeting Law due to COVID-19.

Members of the public may listen to the meeting proceedings by using the information below:


  1. Introductions
  2. Updates from Acting Commissioner Margret Cooke.  
  3. Record of the Public Health Council Meeting held July 14, 2021. (Vote)


  1. Request to amend, on an emergency basis, 105 CMR 150, Standards for long-term care facilities. (Vote)


  1. Request to rescind 105 CMR 316.000, Use of Face Masks and Coverings in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. (Vote)


  1. Informational presentation on Mosquito-borne Disease Surveillance in Massachusetts.
  2. New Results and Updates from the COVID-19 Community Impact Survey (CCIS).


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