News and Events
Upcoming Webinar for Public Health Nurses!
The Public Health Nursing Guide on Infectious Disease, Surveillance, and Response Wednesday March 22nd 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm EST Description: Public Health Nurses in Massachusetts have a vast and varied accounting of job responsibilities, position descriptions and dedicated hours for PHN services. The one hour webinars will provide an introduction into the... More
Apply to MDPH Local Health Internship Program for Summer 2023!
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health’s (MDPH) Division of Epidemiology is seeking graduate students to intern in local health departments during the summer of 2023! The opportunities are: Belmont Health Department Brookline Health and Human Services Dedham Health Department Gloucester Health Department Hopkinton Health Department Ludlow Health Department Mansfield Health Department ... More
Moving Forward with a Revised Housing Code: Workforce Development Program from MHOA
The Community Sanitation Program at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health is presenting the program "Moving Forward with a Revised Housing Code" on January 30, February 1, February 7, and February 8, 2023. The program will be live and in-person in Quincy, Taunton, Devens, and Pittsfield, respectively. Read more and... More
Upcoming Webinar: The Housing Code – Changes you should know before April 2023
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health and the Coalition for Local Public Health are hosting a webinar, "The Housing Code – Changes you should know before April 2023." The training will be offered on November 9 and November 29. Read more from MHOA about the webinar: "This virtual training is designed... More
New Program! Introduction to Local Public Health: Administrative Staff
We are excited to announce this new online, self-paced program, Introduction to Local Public Health: Administrative Staff! This course provides new and experienced local Board of Health administrative staff with core knowledge and skills necessary to increase the impact and efficiency of their work. The courses are taught by experienced... More
2022 Annual Report Highlights
We want to share the highlights from our Fiscal Year 2022 Annual Report. The Annual Report describes LPHI’s major accomplishments.
New Resource: Public Health Job/Intern Description Templates
We wanted to share this new resource from the Massachusetts Health Officers Association (MHOA). Over the past couple of months, MHOA has been collecting local public health job/intern descriptions to create templates that you can use when creating a position in your department or amending a current one. This resource... More
MHOA Executive Director Job Posting
The current Executive Director of the Massachusetts Health Officer Association, Dawn Sibor, is retiring. We want to share the job posting and more information about the position. Please feel free to share with anyone you think might be interested in this role. More information about the hiring process from MHOA: "We expect... More
Two LPHI Trainings Receive PHLN Quality Seals!
Two of our trainings: Food Safety for Food Establishment Operators and Dealing with Stress in Disasters: Building Psychological Resilience were nominated and accepted as part of the Public Health Learning Navigator (PLHN). The Public Health Learning Navigator is a curated, guided, and individualized experience to help public health learners navigate... More
Apply to MDPH Local Health Internship Program for Summer 2022!
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health’s (MDPH) Division of Epidemiology is seeking graduate students to intern in local health departments during the summer of 2022! Applications are due by 11:59pm on Sunday, March 27th, 2022. The open positions are: Barnstable County Department of Health Bedford Health Department Belmont Health Department ... More