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.
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).
View the presentation on "Air Quality Nuisance Complaints: Odor, Dust and Noise"
This presentation was part of the November MEHA education seminar that was conducted on Wednesday, November 20, 2013.
Click here to view the presentation (PDF, 2.6 MB, 63 pages).
MA PHIT FCP is designed to promote comprehensive and uniform enforcement of MA State Sanitary Code Chapter X 105 CMR 590.000: Minimum Sanitation Standards for Food Establishments (which incorporates portions of the 1999 Federal Food Code). Intended participants are from municipal and state agencies charged with enforcement of these regulations. The purpose of the food regulations is to safeguard public health and to provide consumers food that is safe, unadulterated, and honestly presented. Click here to learn more (PDF, 2 pages, 204 KB).