National Public Health Week

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National Public Health Week in Brookline is April 4 - 10, 2022. 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 2021, the Brookline Department of Public Health will celebrate the week by holding virtual forums and providing more ways for you to become involved in public health.

PAST NATIONAL PUBLIC HEALTH WEEK EVENTS

LIGHT AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL - STRATEGIES AND RESOURCES FOR THE TRANSITION AHEAD 

A special parent and caregiver presentation on how we can manage anxiety, optimize resilience, and keep our families in balance as COVID-19 restrictions relax, kids go back to school, and we resume some level of normalcy.

GET THE FACTS/GET THE VAX: VACCINE HESITANCY & MYTHS

Prominent public health clinicians, both Brookline residents, J.Jacques Carter, MD, physician, Beth Israel/Deaconess and Julia Lee, NP, nurse practitioner, Tufts Medical Center, bring their many years of clinical experience to give you facts and answer questions about the COVID-19 vaccine. Erik von Hahn, MD, Developmental-Behavioral pediatrician, Tufts Medical School: Medical Consultant, Brookline schools, moderates. CLICK HERE TO VIEW A RECORDING 

TAKE ACTION FOR PUBLIC HEALTH AND THE CLIMATE

Mothers Out Front welcomes everyone – not just mons– to join our fight for a livable climate. We meet monthly for Zoom Brunch and weekly for drop-in coffees to take action. Join us! Visit us at https://www.mothersoutfront.org/brookline or email: info.ma.brookline@mothersoutfront.org

Climate Action Brookline's campaign to DOUBLE the number of Brookline residents choosing the Town of Brookline’s “100% Clean, Renewable Electricity” is underway. Signing on is a powerful way to fight climate change. Go to climateactionbrookline.org. and switch to Brookline Green Electricity, the town's alternate electricity program.

FRIENDS OF BROOKLINE PUBLIC HEALTH

Public Health in Brookline is much more than a one-week celebration. Support local public health, get involved - join the Friends of Brookline Public Health. 

Email Lynne Karsten: lkarsten@brooklinema.gov