DPH Releases Plan To Address Coronavirus Impact On Communities Of ColorThe Massachusetts Department of Public Health is working to help minority communities in their battle against the coronavirus.
‘All Of Us Are Vulnerable’: Health Commissioner Returns To Work After Coronavirus IllnessMassachusetts Department of Public Health Commissioner Monica Bharel returned to work Friday after being out work for nearly four weeks after being diagnosed with the coronavirus.
Frost Eliminates EEE Risk In Massachusetts, Department Of Public Health SaysRisk of contracting EEE and other mosquito-borne illnesses has now been eliminated in all communities across Massachusetts, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health announced Thursday. They said this is due to a hard frost having spread across the state.
Opioid Overdoses Are Leading Cause Of Workplace Deaths In Mass., Department Of Health SaysThe Massachusetts Department of Public Health announced Friday that accidental opioid overdoses were the leading cause of workplace deaths in the state from 2016 to 2017.
4th Human Case Of West Nile Virus Reported In MassachusettsEleven Mass. communities are now deemed high-risk for West Nile virus, after a fourth person has tested positive for mosquito-borne illness.
Health Officials Warn Of Possibly Toxic Algae Bloom In Charles RiverHealth officials say potentially toxic algae in the lower Charles River Basin is about double the state's guidelines for recreational waters.
Flu Shots: Why You Should Consider Getting One This Season With winter being right around the corner, have you thought about getting a flu shot? The Massachusetts Department of Public Health wants to make sure we all stay healthy this flu season and they are encouraging everyone, especially children and the elderly to get the all essential flu shot, which you can get for free in some local flu clinics.
10 More Mass. Communities To Receive Aerial Mosquito SprayAn additional 10 towns in Southeastern Massachusetts will receive aerial spraying of pesticides against mosquitoes.
New State Guidelines Could Lead To More Mosquito SprayingState public health officials have issued new guidelines that could lead to more aerial spraying of mosquitoes to prevent the spread of eastern equine encephalitis.
Summertime Is Prime Mosquito Season In MassachusettsState health officials urge people to take precautions to keep from being bitten by mosquitoes.
Obesity Problem in Massachusetts
I-Team: Dangerous Air Quality In Many Mass. SchoolsThe I-Team found poor indoor air quality in many Massachusetts schools is making it harder for children to learn.
'Curious' About Colon Cancer ScreeningsJan in Abington is Curious : "Everyone keeps stressing that people get screened for colon cancer, but what happens to people whose insurance doesn't...