Archive for August 2016

Lawrence General Hospital Conducts Emergency Exercise

On August 23, 2016 a multi-disciplinary emergency exercise was conducted by Lawrence General Hospital. Lawrence General one of thirteen discipline specific partners of the Region 3 Health and Medical Collaboration Coalition representing the Hospitals. It was great to see so many different sectors and agencies participating. Great job to all involved in preparing for “All […]

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Massachusetts Department of Health Bureau of Infectious Disease Thanks Local Health Departments

LBOHEnd8 19 16: Click to read the press release. On August 19, 2016 the Bureau of Infectious Disease publicly thanked the over 170 local Boards of Health that participated in the “OutbreakNet Enhanced summer pilot project. Interns in their Masters Degrees program saved the local boards of health and DPH in excess of 80 man-hours […]

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State Health Officials Announce First Human Case of West Nile Virus in Massachusetts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 16, 2016 FURTHER INFORMATION: Omar Cabrera –  (617) 624-5089 State Health Officials Announce First Human Case of West Nile Virus in Massachusetts Residents urged to take precautions to avoid mosquito bites BOSTON – August 16, 2016 – The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) today announced the first human case of […]

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City of Lawrence Opens Cooling Centers Centers open Thursday-Friday

August 11, 2016, Lawrence, MA- Mayor Daniel Rivera announced that the City will be opening two “Cooling Centers” on Thursday, August 11th and Friday, August 12th in response to the anticipated record high temperatures. “It’s really hot out there. Be safe. Stay hydrated and if you’re looking for a cool place to go and relax, please consider coming down to one of the cooling centers,” said Mayor Rivera.

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