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Article Title Publication Name Date Published Category State
Melrose Health Department issues mosquito notice http://www.wickedlocal.com/ Jun 29, 2013 Environmental Health,Infectious Disease/Immunizations MA
Seven communities participate in a medical shelter exercise Westwood Press May 26, 2013 NACCHO in the News MA
RI health workers now required to get flu shots Boston.com Oct 5, 2012 Infectious Disease/Immunizations MA
Newton receives FDA food safety grant http://www.wickedlocal.com/newton Sep 28, 2012 Environmental Health,Food Safety MA
District Marks National Public Health Week SalemNews.net Apr 3, 2012 NACCHO in the News MA
Food Safety Becomes Hot Topic on South Shore The Patriot Ledger Jan 17, 2012 Food Safety MA
Study: $1 Spent on Smoking Cessation Saves $3 in Health Costs WBUR Jan 7, 2012 General Interest MA
Why H1N1 Proved Fatal in Some Healthy Children WBUR Common Health blog Nov 7, 2011 Preparedness MA
Pilot Program Aims to Reduce Infant Deaths The Boston Globe Nov 4, 2011 NACCHO in the News MA
Flu Vaccine Shortage Easing on the South Shore The Patriot Ledger Oct 28, 2011 Budget Cuts MA
Initiative aims to reduce smoking in Boston homes The Daily Press Oct 12, 2011 Chronic Disease MA
Personal approach to HIV Boston.com Oct 3, 2011 Infectious Disease/Immunizations MA
Salisbury Official Move to Purchase More Flu Vaccine Newbury Port Daily News Sep 28, 2011 Budget Cuts MA
No Free Flu Clinic in Upton This Year The Milford Daily News Sep 15, 2011 Budget Cuts MA
Don’t Count On Us for Free Flu Shot WestonPatch Sep 12, 2011 Budget Cuts MA
Communities Cutting Back on Free Flu Shots Gloucester Times Sep 11, 2011 Budget Cuts MA
State Cuts Flu Shot Supply The Sun Chronicle Sep 10, 2011 Budget Cuts MA
Reading Joins Melrose-Wakefield Health Department Partnership MelrosePatch Sep 8, 2011 General Interest MA
State Cuts Supplies to Marblehead Flu Clinics The Boston Globe Sep 7, 2011 Budget Cuts MA
Free STD Testing in New York City Cut Due to Budget Concerns The Boston Globe Sep 7, 2011 Budget Cuts MA
City to Receive Less Flu Vaccine This Season PeabodyPatch Sep 6, 2011 Budget Cuts MA
State Will Cut Free Flu Shots By Over Half The Boston Globe Aug 30, 2011 Budget Cuts MA
MetroWest Mulls Shared Public Health Resources The MetroWest Daily News Aug 29, 2011 Budget Cuts MA
State Cuts Back on Free Flu Shots Worcester Telegram & Gazette Aug 23, 2011 Budget Cuts MA
State-provided Flu Shots in Brockton Area to be Cut in Half The Patriot Ledger Aug 23, 2011 Budget Cuts MA
Justice for All Metro Times Aug 17, 2011 NACCHO in the News MA
Board of Health Looks to Hire Full-Time Position WestwoodPatch Aug 16, 2011 Budget Cuts MA
Local Communities Feeling Effects of Anti-Tobacco Cuts MetroWest Daily News Aug 15, 2011 Budget Cuts MA
Town Looks to Regionalization to Continue Public Services The Daily Leicester Aug 13, 2011 Budget Cuts MA
4) MASSACHUSETTS STAMPS OUT ANTI-TOBACCO FUNDING Wicked Local (MA) Aug 12, 2011 Chronic Disease MA
Budget Cuts Have Gutted Anti-Smoking Programs in Massachusetts The Herald News Aug 11, 2011 Budget Cuts MA
Towns Get Aid for Public Health The Boston Globe Jul 31, 2011 Good News MA
City Health Dept Says Vaccine Still Best Defense Against Measles Peabody Patch Jul 12, 2011 Infectious Disease/Immunizations MA
Framingham Departments Prepare to Lose Staff The MetroWest Daily News Jun 21, 2011 Budget Cuts MA
State seeing more measles cases Milford Daily News Jun 8, 2011 Immunization MA
Measles reported at New England Aquarium United Press International Jun 5, 2011 Immunization MA
New cases add to measles’ reach Boston Globe May 26, 2011 Immunization MA
Health Department Looks to Collaborate, Not Cut Positions PeabodyPatch May 24, 2011 Good News MA
Four new measles cases include Brookline children Boston Globe Blog May 20, 2011 Immunization MA
Town Meeting to Vote on Budget with Deep Cuts Daily News May 19, 2011 Budget Cuts MA
Public Health Advocates Please by Smaller Budget Cuts The Boston Globe May 18, 2011 Budget Cuts MA
Franklin Budget Would Cut 31 Jobs Milford Daily News May 3, 2011 Budget Cuts MA
Public Health Workers are Warned 50 Jobs Must Go Boston Globe May 3, 2011 Budget Cuts MA
Flu season let state off easy, this year: Vaccine plentiful, amount of illness ‘average’ in Mass. Boston Globe Apr 24, 2011 Immunization MA
NH House Plan Takes Bite Out of Mosquito Control The Boston Globe Apr 17, 2011 Budget Cuts MA
Y Program Focuses on Kid’s Health The Republican Apr 13, 2011 County Health Rankings MA
Readers React to Hampden County’s Low Ranking on Massachusetts Statewide Health Study MassLive Mar 31, 2011 County Health Rankings MA
Howard County Named as the State’s Healthiest for the Second Year in a Row ABC 2 Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings MA
Hampden County Residents Among the Unhealthiest in Massachusetts CBS 3 Springfield Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings MA
Hampden County Residents Among the Unhealthiest in Massachusetts Hampden County Residents Among the Unhealthiest in Massachusetts Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings MA
How Healthy Is Your County New Rankings Put Nantucket First, Hampden Last WBUR Common Health Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings MA
Study: Nantucket healthiest county in Mass. The Boston Herald Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings MA
Want Better Health Move to Nantucket The Boston Business Journal Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings MA
Report Ranks Rockingham County as NH's Healthiest The Boston Globe Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings MA
Bristol County RI's Healthiest, Providence Least The Boston Globe Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings MA
Guest Commentary: Make the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice [op-ed] Cambridge Chronicle Mar 29, 2011 General Interest MA
Strain on Local Governments Grows Severe The Herald News Mar 19, 2011 Budget Cuts MA
Public Health Officials Expect Fewer Free Flu Shots Lexington Minuteman Mar 8, 2011 Budget Cuts MA
New Lunch, Snack Guidelines are Meant to Battle Childhood Obesity SouthCoastToday.com Feb 20, 2011 General Interest MA
Mass. Health Advocates Push Community-Wide Agenda Associated Press Feb 8, 2011 General Interest MA
HHS Official, Dr. Koh, Joins Cambridge Officials to Celebrate 1st Anniversary of First Lady's Campaign to End Childhood Obesity Business Wire Feb 7, 2011 Good News MA
Free, Private HIV Tests Offered Monday Cambridge Day Feb 5, 2011 Good News MA
County Ranks Low on the Health Ladder iBerkshires.com Jan 28, 2011 County Health Rankings MA
Health Board Opts to Submit Reduced Budget The Sun Jan 7, 2011 Budget Cuts MA
Mental Facility Closing Delayed Telegram & Gazette Dec 31, 2010 Budget Cuts MA
Report: Mass. Emergency Preparedness Progress May Be in Jeopardy The Boston Globe Dec 17, 2010 Budget Cuts MA
State Bans Bottles and Cups with BPA The Boston Globe Dec 16, 2010 General Interest MA
When the State Paid, People Stopped Smoking: Study Reuters Dec 7, 2010 General Interest MA
Insider Takes on Tobacco The Boston Globe Nov 25, 2010 General Interest MA
Flu Vaccination Rates up among Hospital Workers, But Short of Goals The Boston Globe (White Coat Notes) Nov 10, 2010 General Interest MA
Prescription: Prevention The Boston Globe Nov 1, 2010 General Interest MA
Survey Finds Shift in Risks Facing Youths The Boston Globe Oct 31, 2010 General Interest MA
PRESS RELEASE: Novartis Wins Cambridge 'Healthy Workplace' Award Wicked Local Cambridge Oct 28, 2010 General Interest,Good News,NACCHO in the News MA
8 Bay State Health Centers to Expand The Boston Globe Oct 9, 2010 Good News MA
Cambridge Health Alliance Talks Cuts, Transparency at City Hearing Wicked Local Cambridge Sep 17, 2010 Budget Cuts MA
Boston Woman Ill with West Nile The Boston Globe Aug 28, 2010 General Interest MA
EDITORIAL: Boston Should Ban Smoking in All Public-Housing Units The Boston Globe Aug 9, 2010 General Interest MA
6 Cities to Train Mail Carriers to Dispense Anti-Terror Drugs USA Today Aug 2, 2010 General Interest MA
PRESS RELEASE: Twenty-Four Local Health Departments Honored for Excellence and Innovation Medical News Today Jul 20, 2010 Good News MA
Cambridge Public Health Officer Elected to National Board Wicked Local Cambridge Jul 15, 2010 Good News,NACCHO in the News MA
Cambridge Men’s Health League to Be Honored Wicked Local Cambridge Jul 12, 2010 Good News,NACCHO in the News MA
Fed’s Kathleen Sebelius Lauds Boston Urban Farm Initiative Boston Herald Jul 10, 2010 Good News MA
Police Briefs Sentinel & Enterprise Jun 15, 2010 Budget Cuts MA
Joint Health Effort Pilot Set Worcester Telegram & Gazette Jun 14, 2010 General Interest,Good News MA
EDITORIAL: An Unhealthy Situation Sentinel & Enterprise Jun 10, 2010 Budget Cuts MA
State Group Honors Health Director Newburyport City Notebook Jun 7, 2010 General Interest MA
Furloughs Ordered at Family Planning Vineyard Gazette May 28, 2010 Budget Cuts MA
Hoarding Disorder Prompts Response The Berkshire Eagle May 27, 2010 General Interest MA
The Food Project: The Community-Based Group Prides Itself on Teaching Health through Farming and Nutrition The Bay State Banner May 13, 2010 General Interest MA
CDC - New England Tops in Swine Flu Vaccinations
Associated Press Apr 1, 2010 H1N1 MA
Nonprofit Offers Grants to Towns to Regionalize Health Boards Metrowest Daily News Mar 17, 2010 Good News MA
Hampden County Health Hits Bottom The Republican Feb 18, 2010 County Health Rankings MA
Towns Ponder Regionalizing Health Services The Boston Globe Jan 28, 2010 Good News MA
Reduced Work Time, Hours Anticipated South Coast Today Jan 21, 2010 Budget Cuts MA
Salem Loses Funding for Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program The Salem News Jan 19, 2010 Budget Cuts MA
BU to Offer H1N1 Vaccine to All Students




Daily Free Press Jan 12, 2010 H1N1 MA
Swine Flu's Impact Shifts During Second Wave, Study Finds



The Boston Globe Jan 11, 2010 H1N1 MA
Human Services Budget Cuts Will Have Long-Term Impact Cape News Jan 1, 2010 Budget Cuts MA
Westport Town Meeting to Mull Budget Cuts Tonight SouthCoast Today Dec 1, 2009 Budget Cuts MA
2-Week Furlough to Close Offices; Workers to Vacate Town Hall, Library Worcester Telegram & Gazette Nov 16, 2009 Budget Cuts MA
Somerville School Nurses Out of Money The Boston Globe Nov 11, 2009 Budget Cuts MA
Budget Trims Lead Homeless Shelters across Mass. to Cut Services and Beds The Boston Globe Nov 7, 2009 Budget Cuts MA
Cuts to Funding Endanger Reach Out Hometown Weekly Nov 5, 2009 Budget Cuts MA
Oak Bluffs Cuts '10 Spending Martha’s Vineyard Times Oct 22, 2009 Budget Cuts MA
Swine Flu Vaccine Deliveries Run Late; With Demand Far Outstripping Supply, State Cancels Clinics The Boston Globe Oct 21, 2009 H1N1 MA
Oak Bluffs Voters to Confront Budget Cuts, Sewer Expansion Vineyard Gazette Oct 16, 2009 Budget Cuts MA
Vigilers Decry Disability Cuts Daily News Tribune Oct 8, 2009 Budget Cuts MA
Oak Bluffs Voters Confront Hard Choices in Budget Cuts Vineyard Gazette Sep 25, 2009 Budget Cuts MA
Time for Cities to Join Forces; COMMENTARY Worcester Telegram & Gazette Sep 16, 2009 Budget Cuts MA
Secretaries, Clerks Hit Hard by City Budget Cuts: Public Faces Longer Lines, Slower Service The Eagle-Tribune Jun 18, 2009 Budget Cuts MA
Public Nurses' Layoffs Decried; Critics: Illnesses Could Spread Worcester Telegram & Gazette Apr 14, 2009 Budget Cuts MA
With Many Layoffs, City Quizzed on How it Will Serve Neediest Worcester Telegram & Gazette Apr 14, 2009 Budget Cuts MA
Worcester Slashes Jobs Worcester Telegram & Gazette Apr 1, 2009 Budget Cuts MA
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