Executive Committee Meetings/Minutes, Bylaws and Governance, Financials


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Public Health Jobs Available – Click on Job below to see Details – opens in new window

Public Health Legal Facts, Interpretations and Misinformation

Memorandum To Local Boards Of Health  Regarding Threats To Cause

Lifting Of Covid-19 Mandates Allegation/Response- Go to post page here

Get PDF here– Final Memo Allegation.Response 3.4.22


New Opioid Settlements Guidance Document and Sample Templates for Warrant Articles and Ordinances

URGENT:  The Office of the Massachusetts Attorney General has settled lawsuits against opioid manufacturers, distributors, and retailers for their role in contributing to the devastation caused by the opioid crisis in the Commonwealth.  Templates for your Town/City Warrant Articles and Ordinances that can be adopted for the appropriation of monies received by municipalities are now available for downloading.  You should review the funds your Town/City has already received and download documents to ensure that your Board of Health has access to those funds.

Laying a Solid Foundation – Tobacco Laws Pertaining to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Evidence Supporting School Reopenings in Massachusetts

Plan Ahead for 2025 Review 2024 Annual MAHB Certificate Program

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March 16th  – The Delaney House in Holyoke, MA

April 20th  – Marlborough Marriot Courtyard, Marlborough, MA

April 27th  –  Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, Taunton, MA

September 8th, 9:30 – 11:00am – Register Free.


Massachusetts Association of Health Boards

MAHB’s mission is to assist and support boards of health in meeting their statutory and service responsibilities, through programs of education, technical assistance, representation, and resource development.

Massachusetts Boards of Health are responsible under general laws, state and local regulations, for disease prevention and control, health and environmental protection, and promoting a healthy community.

COVID-19 -- Legal BOH Guidance from the Massachusetts Association of Health Board

We will be posting guidance’s and recommendations for common legal public health questions that we have been receiving. Please click on the following link to view our latest set of guidance’s and recommendations.

Local Public Health Practice Webinars and Courses

Visit the link below to obtain access to all future live events and past recorded Webinars on a variety of public health practice topics brought to you by MAHB epidemiology and health policy colleagues of the Emergency Preparedness Research, Evaluation and Practice (EPREP) Program, Division of Policy Translation and Leadership Development, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health.



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The Year in Review


A Tribute to Marcia Benes (1949-2023)

Public health lost a remarkable advocate, and MAHB lost one of its most valuable members, when Marcia Elizabeth (Reid) Benes’ short but courageous battle with angiosarcoma ended on February 24, 2023.      

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Massachusetts Public Health Emergency Ending May 11, 2023

Massachusetts Gov. Maura Healey announced today that the state's COVID-19 public health emergency will end on May 11, 2023 coinciding with the ending of the Federal Public Health Emergency.  This means that any mandates or waivers/flexibilities that were allowed under...

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Appropriation of Opioid Settlement Funds

Appropriation of Opioid Settlement Funds The Office of the Massachusetts Attorney General and many other Attorneys General have settled lawsuits against opioid manufacturers, distributors, and retailers for their role in contributing to the devastation caused by the...

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