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Report – Building Professionalism Through Management Training: New England Public Health Training Center

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FDA – ER325 FOODBORNE ILLNESS INVESTIGATIONS COURSE: February 6 – 8, 2018

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2018 Private Well Workshop for Environmental Health Professionals

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Healthy Home Assessment and Intervention Training – January 9 – 11, 2018

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Tufts University Health Sciences Employer Recruitment Events 2018 – You’re Invited!

The Tufts University School of Medicine Career Services office is planning the following employer events for Spring Semester 2018 to assist  in engaging with our student and alumni populations: TUFTS […]

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National Environmental Heath Association News for Affiliates

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Join your colleagues on November 29, 2017 for an Educational Seminar on Food Sanitation, Food Inspection Tools and Regulating Cannabis Foods at the Marlborough Courtyard

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Listening Sessions with the Cannabis Control Commission

The Cannabis Control Commission will be holding public listening sessions throughout the Commonwealth. Please note that the Commissioners will not be answering questions at the public listening sessions.  The purpose of the public listening […]

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55th Annual Yankee Conference on Enviromental Health

October 4th & 5th, 2017 Newport Harbor Hotel 49 America’s Cup Ave. Newport, RI 02840 View booklet Register Online  

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What is Deet?

DEET is a chemical (N,N-diethyl-meta-toluamide) used as the active ingredient in many insect repellent products. Approximately 30% of the U.S. population uses DEET repellents each year. Formulations registered for direct […]

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Legislative Action Opportunity: Choke Safe Bill

Do you inspect food establishments? Then you are aware of the outdated MGL c.94 Section 305D, which indicates that all restaurants with a capacity of 25 persons or more “require […]

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Mosquito Bite Prevention

Not all mosquitoes are the same. Different mosquitoes spread different viruses and bite at different times of the day. Protect yourself and your family from mosquito bites. Keep mosquitoes from […]

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Food Topics

2016 Merged Food Code (This document is a work aid developed by MEHA Executive Board members to review DPH’s proposed changes to Chapter 10 of the State Sanitary Code, 105 […]

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Eating Outdoors – Handling Food Safely

Keeping food at proper temperatures – indoor and out – is critical in preventing the growth of foodborne bacteria. The key is to never let your picnic food remain in […]

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Temperature Standards for Dishmachines

High Temperature Machines 150 deg F minimum wash temperature Ideal: 160 – 165 deg F; avoids baking soils on to dishes Wash tank temperature maintained by separate heating source 180 […]

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Drinking Water Regulations

The National Primary Drinking Water Regulations (NPDWRs or primary standards) are legally enforceable standards that apply to public water systems. Primary standards protect public health by limiting the levels of […]

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Using Insect Repellents

Recent outbreaks of mosquito-borne viral illnesses in Puerto Rico and Hawaii have raised questions about how to protect against the mosquitoes that transmit dengue, Zika, and other viral diseases (Aedes […]

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How to Dispose of Unused Medicines

Most drugs can be thrown in the household trash, but consumers should take certain precautions before tossing them out, according to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). A few drugs […]

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Norovirus: what is it?

Norovirus is a very contagious virus that can infect anyone. You can get it from an infected person, contaminated food or water, or by touching contaminated surfaces. The virus causes […]

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Schools Chemical Cleanout Campaign

EPA’s Schools Chemical Cleanout Campaign (SC3) Tool Kit. Learn more about the EPA’s web-based tool kit that can help schools start chemical management programs.

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Food Allergies: What You Need to Know

Each year, millions of Americans have allergic reactions to food. Although most food allergies cause relatively mild and minor symptoms,some food allergies can cause severe reactions, and may even be […]

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