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Massachusetts Vax Bus rolls into several western Mass. communities next week

msn.com, July 12, 2021
A mobile vaccination clinic is working its way through Massachusetts, one arm at a time. Read more »

Telemedicine should be able to cross state lines

commonwealthmagazine.org, July 11, 2021
Telemedicine’s value was proven when millions received medical care safely in their homes during a raging pandemic, yet state licensing boards are now returning to a Luddite mentality. Read more »

More than 100 get COVID-19 vaccine during 'Day of Hope' in Boston

wcvb.com, July 11, 2021
The Boston Public Health Commission says 101 people were vaccinated against COVID-19 during the city's "Day of Hope" events. Read more »

Slowly, Mass. Is Closing The Racial Gap In Vaccination Rates

wwlp.com, July 09, 2021
Since the approval of the first COVID-19 vaccines, the rate of vaccinations among white residents outstripped vaccinations. Read more »

New Report Calls For Cabinet-Level Post To Tackle Inequity In Massachusetts

wcvb.com, July 08, 2021
A new report issued by a Massachusetts task force formed in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic calls major steps to address health inequities Read more »

Springfield names new deputy public health commissioner

wwlp.com, July 07, 2021
The city of Springfield named Tiana Davis as the new person to fill that position. Read more »

The money could transform their lives. But thousands of eligible kids may not get the new child tax credit

bostonglobe.com, July 07, 2021
On July 15, the IRS will begin sending monthly checks to almost all families with children in the United States — the official launch of President Biden’s flagship antipoverty program. Read more »

Springfield names new deputy public health commissioner

wwlp.com, July 07, 2021
The city of Springfield named Tiana Davis as the new person to fill that position. Read more »

Eastfield Mall mass vaccination site closing Tuesday

wwlp.com, July 06, 2021
Western Massachusetts’ only mass vaccination site is closing Tuesday as the state changes its methods of reaching unvaccinated residents. Read more »

Dr. Bisola Ojikutu appointed Executive Director of the Boston Public Health Commission

Boston.gov, July 02, 2021
Dr. Ojikutu has extensive experience leading efforts to address inequities in health care. Read more »

Appointing A State 'Secretary Of Equity' Is A Top Health Priority, Legislative Task Force Finds

wgbh.org, July 01, 2021
The Massachusetts state legislature formed a task force to examine and make recommendations around improving health equity in the Commonwealth. Read more »

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