ADVISORIES & PRESS RELEASES
BROOKLINE – Health Commissioner Sigalle Reiss is pleased to announce that the Brookline Department of Public Health and Human Services has launched a new COVID-19 data portal and information hub.
The new interactive online dashboard enables residents to access cumulative and weekly COVID-19 data, including cases, testing and vaccination rates. Each of these key indicators is also broken down along demographic lines, giving residents a better understanding of how the pandemic is impacting people of different age groups and races. (Full release available using link above)
Brookline Department of Public Health Extending Free Antigen COVID-19 Test Kits
AMERICAN RED CROSS
Brookline Community Blood Drive
Brookline Public Library- Hunneman Hall
361 Washington Street
Tuesday, May 31st
1:00 pm- 6:00 pm
At-home Antigen Test Kit Distribution Extended
Brookline Department of Public Health, 11 Pierce Street
Tuesdays & Thursdays | 12 pm - 3 pm, through the month of April or until supply is gone.
NATIONAL PUBLIC HEALTH WEEK:
MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS | MAY 2022
Together for Mental Health
ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH
Title: Get Help – Reducing Stigma Associated with Mental Health
Date: May 18, 2022 from 1:00pm - 2:00pm (EST)
Hosted: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and SAMHSA
Summary: HUD and SAMHSA will focus on reducing stigma associated with mental health, to encourage those with potential mental health issues to seek professional help. This webinar will also concentrate on the BIPOC community, addressing stigma specific to these populations.
Access Code: 5955873#
Title: Now What? – Mental Health Issues in Post COVID America
Date: May 25, 2022 from 1:00pm - 2:00pm (EST)
Hosted: SAMHSA and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Summary: SAMHSA and HUD will examine how to address mental health issues in post-COVID America. Besides the physical toll the pandemic took on Americans, it has also greatly affected our nation’s mental health. This webinar will discuss how to handle and move past multiple co-occurring pandemics, using a mental health focus on substance use disorder, housing, work, education, and transportation among other relevant topics.
Access Code: 6268721#