National Public Health Week
National Public Health Week in Brookline is April 3 - 9, 2023.
National Public Health Week acknowledges the contributions of public health in communities across the country and highlights the issues that are important to improving the health of our nation.
In 2023, the Brookline Department of Public Health will celebrated the week by holding virtual forums and providing more ways for you to become involved in public health.
NATIONAL PUBLIC HEALTH WEEK 2023 | CENTERING AND CELEBRATING CULTURES IN HEALTH
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH OPEN HOUSE | 11 PIERCE STREET
APRIL 3, 2023, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
OPEN TO THE BROOKLINE COMMUNITY
- Network with Public Health Staff
- Learn about the programs and services we provide
- Discover careers in Public Health
SNACKS, PRIZES & GIVEAWAYS!
- Identifying vaping products
- Health inspector tools
- The Food Coupon Program
- Plus MORE!
- Narcan Training
- Stop the Bleed Training
PFAS: THE FOREVER CHEMICALS | VIA ZOOM
APRIL 11, 2023, 7:00 PM
- PFAS are a group of extremely persistent human-made chemicals found in water, soil, and humans.
- Exposure to PFAS has been linked to serious health problems.
Join the following panel of experts in a virtual discussion about PFAS:
WENDY HEIGER-BERNAYS, PH.D
Dr. Heiger-Bernays is a clinical professor in the Department of Environmental Health at Boston University's School of Public Health. She currently serves as a member of the MA Science Advisory Board for the Toxics Use Reduction Institute and the USEPA Science Advisory Committee on Chemicals.
Sigalle Reiss, MPH, RS/REHS, Director of Public Health & Human Services
Alisa G. Jonas, Moderator's Committee on PFAS
MODERATOR: Louise Bowditch, Brookline Mothers Out Front
Sponsored by Brookline Mothers Out Front and Brookline Department of Public Health & Human Services
Co-sponsors: Brookline Rotary and Friends of Brookline Public Health