Archive for December 2017

Winter Weather and Seasonal Flu Informational Call and Webinar for healthcare facilities

“On Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at 3:30pm, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health will host a 30 minute Winter Weather and Seasonal Flu Informational Call and Webinar for healthcare facilities.  During the session staff from the Office of Preparedness and Emergency Management will discuss winter preparations and tools that are available for healthcare facilities to […]

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“Winter Weather and Seasonal Flu Informational Call and Webinar for local health”

“On Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at 3:00pm, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health will host a 30 minute Winter Weather and Seasonal Flu Informational Call and Webinar for local health.  During the session staff from the Office of Preparedness and Emergency Management will discuss winter preparations and tools that are available for local health to […]

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“All-hazard Preparedness Checklist”

With the anticipated cold weather please take a look at the attached checklist to help prepare  before, during, and after a storm. Attached is an “All-hazard Preparedness Checklist” published by the Office of Preparedness and Emergency Management. All-hazard Preparedness Checklist   Stay Warm!   Elizabeth

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Severe Cold Warning Situational Statement from Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency

DATE: December 27, 2017 TIME: 10:00 AM SUBJECT: Extended Period of Bitter Cold   Situation Very cold temperatures are expected for the rest of this week, potentially lasting into the middle of next week. Daytime high temperatures will likely not rise above the teens from Thursday through the weekend. High temperatures in some interior locations […]

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“Situational Awareness Statement from Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency” Winter Storm Warning

Situation A winter storm will impact the state this evening and Monday. There is still some uncertainty in the track of the storm, but the forecast calls for snow to overspread most of the state late tonight and last into mid-day tomorrow. More particularly, precipitation will fall as snow except in the southeast (south and […]

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“U.S. Health and Human Services emPower Map Fact Sheet

“The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR), in partnership with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), launched emPOWER to help community partners better anticipate, plan for, and respond to the needs of electricity dependent populations in each community. Click the link to view the fact sheet. The Health and […]

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“Situational Awareness Statement: Prolonged Period of Wintry Weather and Hazardous Travel Conditions This Weekend”

DATE: December 22, 2017 TIME: 12:30 PM SUBJECT: Prolonged Period of Wintry Weather and Hazardous Travel Conditions This Weekend   Situation The National Weather Service (NWS) is forecasting a mixture of snow, ice, freezing rain, and rain to impact Massachusetts starting Friday morning and extending into Saturday. Light snow will overspread the region starting Friday […]

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