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State Public Health Officials Announce Moderate Risk for West Nile Virus in 36 New Communities

BOSTON (August 08, 2017)—The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) today announced that 36 additional communities are now at moderate risk for West Nile virus (WNV), bringing the total number of communities at moderate risk to 59 spread across eight counties. Moderate risk means mosquito activity is substantial enough that people should use personal protection […]


Photos: HMCC Region 3 Public Health Emergency Seminar

As part of the Regional Project for Local Public Health in Region 3, a Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive Events (CBRNE) Seminar was held on Wednesday, March 1 at the Topsfield Fairgrounds. More than 75 people attended the event which was developed by the Region 3 Planners, Sheryl Knustsen, Neia Illingsworth and Elizabeth Peak Louge, as […]