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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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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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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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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

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State health officials raise risk from EEE to high in three more communities 

9/15/2023 Department of Public Health

Residents should take precautions to prevent mosquito bites

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State health officials raise risk from EEE to high in six communities 

9/13/2023 Department of Public Health

Residents should take precautions to prevent mosquito bites

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State health officials announce third human case of West Nile virus in Massachusetts 

9/08/2023 Department of Public Health

Residents should take precautions to avoid mosquito bites

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State public health officials announce season’s first EEE-positive mosquito samples 

9/01/2023 Department of Public Health

Residents urged to use bug spray when outdoors

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State health officials announce first two human cases of West Nile virus in Massachusetts 

8/29/2023 Department of Public Health

Residents should take precautions to avoid mosquito bites

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Department of Public Health launches statewide survey to improve community health 

8/07/2023 Department of Public Health

Responses will be gathered through early fall 2023 and will inform future state initiatives

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New DPH report reveals rates of severe maternal morbidity in Massachusetts nearly doubled over a decade 

7/12/2023 Department of Public Health

State working to address significant racial inequities seen in unexpected complications of labor and delivery