Archive for October 2016

Hamilton Health Department Conducts EDS Set Up Drill

On Oct. 24, the Town of Hamilton Health Department exercised their emergency dispensing site by conducting a community wide flu shot clinic. Emergency dispensing sites are used throughout the nation in the event that large scale antibiotics are needed due to an event that involves the public’s health. They are a component of the Strategic National Stockpile a […]

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Application Period for Local Public Health Institute Fellows Program Now Open

The application period for the Local Public Health Institute Fellows Program is now open. LPHI will be accepting applications for the program until Dec. 16. Additionally, LPHI are also accepting nominations of your fellow Local Public Health practitioners until Dec. 2. They will then be contacted by the LPHI and be notified of their nomination. Fellows of […]

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We need Training Committee Members!

Even if you don’t have time to attend meetings we will have a conference line for call in on. We need your input to bring more training to our HMCC! If you can serve please email: [email protected] We are also asking all HMCC members to share any training that that would willing to share with […]

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Health Advisory: Recent Increase in Suspected Overdose Deaths

The following is a health advisory from the Boston Public Health Commission. October 11, 2016 Boston public safety and public health officials are joining recovery service providers in urging the public to exercise increased vigilance in promptly identifying suspected overdose patients and taking appropriate action, after Boston Police Department (BPD) recorded 16 suspected overdose deaths […]

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Ongoing online courses offered through the DelValle Institute.

Below are just some of the online courses that are currently offered through the DelValle Institute. Community Preparedness Basics: Get Ready. Be Safe. Stay Healthy. Continuity of Operations Planning (COOP): Awareness Emergency Operations Planning (EOP): Awareness Hazard Vulnerability Analysis (HVA) Planning: Awareness Incident Command System (ICS): Just-in-Time Training Incident Management for Hospitals Mass Casualty Incident […]

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