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Healey-Driscoll Administration Launches First-in-the-Nation Public Education Campaign on the Dangers of Anti-Abortion Centers 

6/10/2024 Executive Office of Health and Human Services

Campaign ads warn of disinformation spread by so-called "crisis pregnancy centers” throughout Massachusetts

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Healey-Driscoll Administration Launches New Massachusetts Summer Child Nutrition Program  

6/04/2024 Governor Maura Healey and Lt. Governor Kim Driscoll

Federal program will bring $70 million to Massachusetts, ensuring 600,000 students and their families have access to food during summer months

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Healey-Driscoll Administration Announces $13 Million Investment to Expand BRYT Student Mental Health Program  

5/21/2024 Governor Maura Healey and Lt. Governor Kim Driscoll

Funds will support students struggling with their mental health through the establishment of bridge programs in economically challenged and under-resourced communities.

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Healey-Driscoll Administration Gathers Health Care Leaders to Discuss Housing’s Impact on Public Health  

5/09/2024 Governor Maura Healey and Lt. Governor Kim Driscoll

Officials and subject matter experts discuss how to safeguard public health, recruit and retain health care workforce

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Healey-Driscoll Administration announces steps to protect patients, workers, and access to care as Steward Health Care enters bankruptcy  

5/06/2024 Governor Maura Healey and Lt. Governor Kim Driscoll

Steward hospitals and outpatient facilities in Massachusetts are operating as usual; Patient hotline now live at 617-468-2189; Online resources available at mass.gov/StewardResources

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Healey-Driscoll Administration Activates Incident Command System to Lead Coordinated Steward Response 

5/03/2024 Executive Office of Health and Human Services

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Massachusetts Community Climate Bank Launches First Consumer Loan Product  

4/29/2024 Governor Maura Healey and Lt. Governor Kim Driscoll

The new $20 million Energy Saver Home Loan Program will help homeowners make clean energy improvements that cut energy usage and greenhouse gas emissions

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MassHealth Receives Federal Authority to Expand Eligibility for Individuals and Lower Insurance Costs for Massachusetts Families  

4/19/2024 Governor Maura Healey and Lt. Governor Kim Driscoll

Approved 1115 Waiver Amendment will Make Health Care More Accessible, Equitable and Affordable for Hundreds of Thousands of Residents

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Agreement Reached in Class Action Lawsuit to Expand Opportunities for Individuals in Nursing Homes to Return to Community 

4/16/2024 Executive Office of Health and Human Services

Settlement invests in new housing opportunities and community-based programs for older adults and persons with physical disabilities or mental illness

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Healey-Driscoll Administration Awards $2.9 Million to 20 Diverse Organizations to Address Substance Use  

4/04/2024 Governor Maura Healey and Lt. Governor Kim Driscoll

Awards are part of a new initiative aimed at increasing future grant funding opportunities for organizations led by Black, Indigenous, and people of color

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Healey-Driscoll Administration Launches Grant Program to Increase Access to Maternal and Reproductive Health Services in Massachusetts  

3/27/2024 Governor Maura Healey and Lt. Governor Kim Driscoll

Grants aim to reduce health inequities by prioritizing investments in communities with most extreme disparities.

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Healey-Driscoll Administration Launches First-of-its-Kind Community Grantmaking Program for Substance Use Disorder 

3/06/2024 Executive Office of Health and Human Services

Administration will distribute over $5 million annually to help historically underserved municipalities and organizations access Opioid Recovery and Remediation Fund grant funding