Norfolk County-8 (NC-8) Local Public Health Coalition
The Norfolk County-8 (NC-8) Local Public Health Coalition is comprised of the Boards of Health/Health Departments in Canton, Dedham, Milton, Needham, Norwood, Walpole, Wellesley, and Westwood, Massachusetts. For more than a decade, the communities within the coalition have been working together on various public health planning and emergency preparedness efforts. In addition, the Walpole Health Department officially joined the NC-8 Local Public Health Coalition in January, 2019. The NC-8 Local Public Health Coalition meets monthly in order to share information, resources, develop policies, etc. The coalition also works together on other public health initiatives, including, substance abuse prevention, retail food standards, etc. In addition, the coalition manages a group of Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) volunteers, the Norfolk County-8 Medical Reserve Corps (NC-8 MRC).
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Hazards in the Home followed by a live fire demo Thursday, May 7th, 2020 at 6:00 pm Warren Health and Recreation Building in Wellesley, MA Flier information (opens PDF) RSVP to Cheryl Lefman: email@example.com or 781-235-0135
American Red Cross: Shelter Fundamentals The purpose of this course is to prepare participants to assist in the resourcing, opening, operating and closing of a Red Cross shelter Wednesday, February 12th, 2020 from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm 1294 Centre Street, Newton, MA 02459 RSVP on Eventbrite: click here
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