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Department of Public Health Awarded National Accreditation
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) has been awarded national accreditation status by the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB). While DPH’s four state hospitals, its public health infectious disease laboratory and several of its programs have been nationally accredited, the designation marks the first time since the existence of the national accreditation program that the entire Department is nationally accredited
"The work of the Department…
Young Workers: Know Your Rights in the Workplace
Memorial Day is right around the corner -- the unofficial start to summer and for many teens and young adults the start of a summer job. All across the state, young workers will be seen scooping ice cream, serving food, working as camp counselors, bagging groceries and lifeguarding, just for example...
NWS Heat Vehicle Safety: Children, Pets and Seniors
Each year, dozens of children and untold numbers of pets left in parked vehicles die from hyperthermia, which occurs when the body absorbs more heat than it can handle. Hyperthermia can occur even on a mild day with temperatures in the 70s. Studies have shown that the temperature inside a parked vehicle can rapidly rise to a dangerous level for children, pets and even adults. Leaving the windows slightly open does not significantly decrease the heating rate. The younger the child the more…
2 Scam: When it’s OK to Say No to your Boss
Tax season is here. Unfortunately, this also means tax season scams are here and we’ve got the proof. Our office has received several data security breach notifications since the start of 2017 from companies that have fallen victim to the Form W-2 scam.
5 Women Who Shaped Massachusetts Politics
March is Women’s History Month — what better time to celebrate women who have shaped Massachusetts politics? From the first women elected to the Massachusetts House of Representatives to the first female senator to represent the state in Washington, D.C.