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New Resource: Public Health Job/Intern Description Templates

By Olivia StengerAugust 17th, 2022in Events

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

By Olivia StengerAugust 16th, 2022in Events

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!

By Olivia StengerAugust 4th, 2022in Events

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!

By Olivia StengerMarch 3rd, 2022in Events

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

Apply to Host a Local Health Intern for Summer 2022!

By Olivia StengerFebruary 4th, 2022in Events

We are excited to share this opportunity to host an internship from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH), Division of Epidemiology. Host applications for the Local Health Internship Program 2022 are due on Friday, February 18, 2022. Learn more and apply here!

MAPHIT-Housing Now Enrolling

MA PHIT Housing

By Veena GovadaJune 29th, 2021in Events, Online

Are you responsible for responding to housing complaints or enforcing housing-related laws and regulations in your community? MAPHIT— Housing helps local public health officials understand and apply inspection and enforcement standards that protect the health, safety, and well-being of occupants and the general public. About this course: Massachusetts Public Health Inspector Training: Housing... More

Mutual Aid for Public Health in Massachusetts

By Veena GovadaApril 7th, 2021in Events, Online

Training Overview Audience: Public health professionals and emergency managers or planners Format: Online, self-paced Price: Free Length: 1 hour Contact hours: Massachusetts CHO, RN, RS Competencies: Emergency Preparedness Learning level: Awareness Prerequisites: None Companion trainings: Orientation to Local Public Health Public Health Law and Legal Issues in Massachusetts Supplemental... More

Massachusetts Public Health Inspector Training: Housing

By Veena GovadaDecember 17th, 2020in Events, Online

Course Description This course is designed to train public health and housing officials to comprehensively and uniformly enforce housing-related laws and regulations, including State Sanitary Codes (SSC) 105 CMR 400.000: General Administrative Procedures and 410.000: Minimum Standards of Fitness for Human Habitation, which we will refer to as 400 and 410, More

Academic Public Health Volunteer Corps

By Andree EntezariAugust 7th, 2020in Events, Online

Academic Public Health Volunteer Corps COVID-19 Emergency Public Health Response The Academic Public Health Volunteer Corps (APHVC) is a program of the Academic Health Department Consortium. The mission of the APHVC is to leverage public health students, alumni, and expert volunteers to augment, amplify, and promote local public health efforts in Massachusetts. Public... More