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Massachusetts public health officials release latest opioid-related overdose reports 

12/13/2023 Department of Public Health

Feasibility report concludes that overdose prevention centers would be effective at reducing overdoses and fatalities

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Healey-Driscoll Administration, Reproductive Equity Now Foundation Launch Medication Abortion Toolkit for Public Colleges and Universities  

11/22/2023 Governor Maura Healey and Lt. Governor Kim Driscoll

Toolkit is intended to assist university administrators in developing readiness plans to provide medication abortion on college campuses

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Massachusetts Department of Public Health calls for tougher action by cannabis industry to improve health and safety after work-related asthma death 

11/16/2023 Department of Public Health

Health care providers urged to increase surveillance of workplace asthma

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Healey-Driscoll administration releases reports on access to maternal health care and essential services in Massachusetts 

11/15/2023 Department of Public Health

Recommendations to improve equitable care in rural and underserved communities informed by listening sessions held across the state

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State health officials announce sixth human case of West Nile virus  

11/01/2023 Department of Public Health

Residents urged to continue to take precautions to avoid mosquito bites

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State health officials announce fifth human case of West Nile virus 

10/20/2023 Department of Public Health

Residents urged to continue to take precautions to avoid mosquito bites

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Massachusetts public health officials announce performance standards for local public health 

10/11/2023 Department of Public Health

New standards created with local and regional public health to ensure equitable high-quality level of services statewide

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Department of Public Health launches new viral respiratory illness dashboards 

10/05/2023 Department of Public Health

In-depth data will focus on COVID-19, influenza, and RSV in Massachusetts

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State health officials announce fourth human case of West Nile virus and risk level changes in Massachusetts 

10/05/2023 Department of Public Health

Residents should continue to take precautions to avoid mosquito bites

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Healey-Driscoll administration announces first-of-its-kind investment in overdose prevention helpline 

9/26/2023 Department of Public Health

Partnership with Boston Medical Center and RIZE Massachusetts provides 24/7 access to overdose detection services and peer-to-peer support