Mass. Dept. of Public Health

Salmonella Traced To New Bedford Restaurant
The Mass. Department of Public Health has identified a cluster of salmonella cases in New Bedford.
Several cases of salmonella or food poisoning have been linked to food recently served at the Churrascaria Aveirense restaurant at 175 Sawyer Street in New Bedford...
Mass. Health Officials Urge Caution When Reporting Ebola Cases
State health officials say they are urging hospitals in Massachusetts to err on the side of caution when it comes to reporting any patients who could possibly have been exposed to Ebola.
Dr. Albert DeMaria, an infectious disease specialist for the Department of Public Health, told a press briefing Fr…
Auditor: Most Schools Complying With Anti-Obesity Regulations
A new audit has found that the vast majority of public schools in Massachusetts are complying with state regulations regarding school nutrition, physical education and measuring student body mass index.
Monday's report from state Auditor Suzanne Bump's office, however, found some schools failed to re…
Enterovirus D68 Found In Springfield
A Springfield hospital says federal and state health officials have confirmed eight cases of an unusual respiratory virus that has been affecting children around the country.
Baystate Children's Hospital said in a statement that eight specimens tested positive for enterovirus D68...
Funding Rolls In For Mass In Motion New Bedford
Mass in Motion New Bedford's financial future is secure for at least another three years.
The motivational healthy lifestyle program has been awarded another round of funding from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, which will provide $50,000 a year to the program for three years...
Mass DPH: Five Exposed To Fatal Brain Disease
The state health department says five patients in Massachusetts may have been exposed to a fatal brain disease from the same specialized surgical instrument used on a patient in New Hampshire.
 
    The Massachusetts Department of Health said Thursday that the five patients had pro…
DPH Reports Two Cases Of Measles
The Massachusetts Department of Health has confirmed two cases of measles at two Boston-area hospitals and says people who were at there at the same time may have been exposed.
 
    Officials said Tuesday people may be at risk if they visited Massachusetts General Hospital's …

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