Massachusetts Environmental Health Association
The Massachusetts Environmental Health Association (MEHA) is an affiliate of the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA), which was incorporated in 1937. MEHA was established in 1948 and is a non-profit association organized for charitable and educational purposes. The goal and purpose of MEHA is to provide quality training and educational programs while also providing the opportunity for members to meet and exchange ideas and information with other professionals in the field of Public and Environmental Health.
Joe G. Lopez Lectureship on Racial Disparities
The Boston University School of Public Health's Joe G. Lopez Lectureship on Racial Disparities in Health invites you to attend the Joe G. Lopez Lectureship on Racial Disparities in Health on Wednesday, October 29th at 5:00 p.m. Boston University School of Medicine, Bakst Auditorium (First Floor), 72 East Concord Street, Boston, Massachusetts. Click here for more information (PDF, 2 pages, 680 KB).
Hoarding Intervention and Tenancy Preservation Program
A presentation and panel discussion on promising practices and data from Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership and Tenancy Preservation’s 2014 HITPP Report.
Thursday, October 30 3:30-5 p.m.
4th Floor Atrium 601 Congress St.
Boston, MA 02210
Click here for more information (PDF, 1 page, 250 KB).
Local Public Health Immunization Billing Best Practices Webinar
Join a collaborative webinar co-sponsored by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) and Commonwealth Medicine. The Webinar will include:
-An introduction from DPH covering flu policy
-A brief overview of the reimbursement program from Commonwealth Medicine
-Segments presented by three local boards of health (Abington, Newton, and Westwood) addressing:
-Best practices from towns with some of the highest reimbursement rates
-Vaccinating a large volume of people
-Vaccinating in schools -Setting up a revolving account.
Date: September 10th 12 PM – 1 PM.
Click here to learn more (PDF, 1 page, 300 KB).
FOUNDATIONS FOR LOCAL PUBLIC HEALTH PRACTICE
Tools Needed to Get the Job Done.
Registration is now open. This 50- hour course offers a cross-disciplinary perspective and approach to local public health practice in Massachusetts in terms of the three core functions and ten essential services, and incorporates and reflects the Healthy People 2020 goals and objectives of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Click here to learn more.
Electronic Death Registration System (ERDS)
The (ERDS) will go live on August 1, 2014. If you haven’t registered or need some information or practice using the system, please click here to view more information and web links (Microsoft Word Document .doc file, 4 pages, 59 KB).