Department Of Public Health

Risk Level For West Nile Virus Raised In Boston AreaState health officials have raised the West Nile virus risk level from "low" to "moderate" for Boston and 11 surrounding towns after multiple mosquitoes trapped in the area tested positive for the disease.
Mass. Residents Warned To Protect Against Ticks, Lyme DiseaseHealth officials have declared Lyme disease an epidemic in parts of the state.
State Health Officials Unveil New Marijuana Dispensary RulesThe Department of Public Health is unveiling changes to the way it issues licenses under the state's medical marijuana dispensary program.
I-Team: Summer Camp Loophole Could Put Children's Safety At RiskAs camps start filling up, the I-Team takes a closer look at a loophole that could put your children's safety at risk.
Suspected Ebola Cases In Massachusetts All Ruled Out, Officials SayMassachusetts has treated patients for suspected cases of Ebola for months, but the deadly virus has been ruled out in each instance, state health officials said Friday.
First Mass. Human Case Of West Nile Diagnosed In Middlesex CountyThe Department of Public Health announced Friday West Nile virus was found in Middlesex County.
Officials Await Autopsy Results On Custodian In Plymouth Hazmat IncidentPlymouth fire officials say it’s possible the man’s death was unrelated to a hazardous material that sent 10 first responders to the hospital.
2 New Measles Cases Confirmed In Middlesex CountyThe Department of Public Health says the residents live in Middlesex County.
Medical Marijuana Dispensary Licenses Set To Be Awarded In MassachusettsMassachusetts officials are nearing decisions on the licensing of medical marijuana dispensaries in the state.
Quincy Rep. Pushes State Regulations For Tattooing & Body Piercing A Quincy lawmaker is once again pushing a bill to establish statewide regulations for tattooing and body piercing.
Beacon Hill Weighs Public Opinion On Student 'Fat Letters'A proposal on Beacon Hill would eliminate controversial letters that inform parents of their child's Body Mass Index.
Elderly Weymouth Woman Dies Of EEE The EEE virus has claimed the life of an 85-year-old Weymouth woman.
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