HEALTH BULLETINS

Vendors Approved by MDPH to Provide Allergen Awareness Training

Substance Abuse Resource List for South Shore of Masschusetts

Substance Abuse Resource Sheet

Septic Smart Website
Information for Septic Systems:
http://water.epa.gov/infrastructure/septic/septicsmart.cfm

Holiday Food Safety Information:
Keep your holiday merriment from turning to misery. Following four safe food-handling practices will help keep away foodborne illness.

Learn more at www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm092815.htm

CDC Preparedness Links:
CDC preparedness information
Emergency preparedness for individuals
Flu prevention information

Massachusetts Department of Health Information Regarding Hurricanes and Aftermath
 

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September 6, 2013

  • At least 200,000 deaths from heart disease and stroke each year are preventable.
  • We’re all at risk. However, men have a higher risk of death from heart disease and stroke across all races and ethnic groups, and black men are most at risk.
  • State and local officials can work with health care systems to monitor national quality indicators and encourage use of health information technology to control high blood pressure.

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