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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The Region 4b MRC, the Norfolk County-8 (NC-8) MRC, the Brookline MRC and the Newton MRC will be hosting a free regional MRC conference on Saturday, May 18th from 10am-3pm at the Hilton Garden Inn in Waltham!
This MRC conference will feature the following presentations: Highlights of an Effective Response by local MRC units during the 2018 Merrimack Valley Gas Explosions, Emergency Risk Communication, and Service Animals and Pets in Disaster Response.
In addition, lunch will be provided at no cost and there is plenty of free on-site parking!