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MA PHIT Virtual House on Display

By Seth EckhouseJune 22nd, 2018in Events

"Going Virtual: Converting Live Trainings to a Virtual Environment", a poster about the MA PHIT Virtual Housing app, was displayed recently by Liam Hunt, Chief Technologist for the Activist Lab at BU SPH and member of the Education Technology team serving the LPHI, at the 2018 Society for Public Health... More

Summer is here…

By Seth EckhouseApril 13th, 2018in Events

With summer upon us, there are a lot of things you as public health professionals need to be ready for; let the LPHI help you! Download the flyer to see a list of available trainings you can take to help get you ready for summertime issues. Whether as a refresher or... More

Foundations 2017 Graduation

By Seth EckhouseOctober 9th, 2017in Events

The Local Public Health Institute of Massachusetts wishes to congratulate the Foundations for Local Public Health Practice class of 2017 for a job well done. Graduates of the course have completed over 45 hours of training (3 classrooms days, 2 webinars and 17 On Your Time sessions) during the past... More

Emergency Preparedness Training Certificate

By Seth EckhouseJune 29th, 2017in Events, Online

The Emergency Preparedness Training Certificate is produced by the Local Public Health Institute of Massachusetts, in conjunction with the Office of Preparedness and Emergency Management (OPEM) of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. The Emergency Preparedness Certificate has been developed for staff and volunteers from municipal or state agencies across... More

Are you Prepared? We can Help!

By Seth EckhouseMay 18th, 2017in Events

The LPHI has almost 30 On your Time trainings; from administrative search warrants to wastewater & title 5. Many of these have been given a makeover in the last year and had new functionality added such as Job Action Sheets - printable and ready for the field, notebook, or the office... More

Foundations For Local Public Health Practice

By coffmanMarch 2nd, 2017in Events, Online

Course Description The course is designed for public health workers in Massachusetts who carry out routine and emergency environmental and population-focused health functions. Important Dates: Foundations will be live and available for registration July 1st, 2021 Suggested Audience: Public Health Staff (i.e. agents, directors, emergency preparedness coordinators or planners, environmental health sanitarians or... More

Local Public Health Events Calendar for 2017

By Seth EckhouseJanuary 30th, 2017in Events

This post has been updated for 2018, please visit the 2018 Calendar   The LPHI, in cooperation with the Office of Local and Regional Health at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, is pleased to bring you an "at a glance" calendar of local public health events in Massachusetts (or national).  

Vector Control for Environmental Health Professionals (VCEHP)

By Seth EckhouseJanuary 9th, 2017in Events, Online

Environmental health professionals are on the frontline of helping individuals, institutions, and communities reduce threats from mosquitoes, ticks, and other vectors. This training—Vector Control for Environmental Health Professionals—emphasizes the use of integrated pest management to address public health pests and vectors that spread diseases, including Zika virus and others. Get Started... More

Foundations 2016 – Congratulations to our graduates

By Seth EckhouseSeptember 21st, 2016in Blended, Events

The Local Public Health Institute of Massachusetts wishes to congratulate the Foundations for Local Public Health Practice class of 2016 for a job well done. Graduates of the course have completed 60 hours of training (3 classrooms days, 2 webinars and 16 On Your Time sessions) between April and September. More