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Brookline Health Department Invites Community To Learn How To Stay Healthy This Winter

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Health Commissioner Sigalle Reiss and President of the Friends of Brookline Public Health Richard Segan wish to invite residents to the virtual “Planning for a Healthy Winter in Brookline” question-and-answer session.

The event will take place on Zoom on Monday, November 14, 2022, between the hours of 06:00 p.m. and 06:45 p.m.

To register, please visit here.

During the session, hosted by the Friends of Brookline Public Health and the Brookline Department of Public Health, residents will hear from town officials and public health experts about ways to stay healthy this winter.

Speakers will share the latest CoViD-19 and flu news, vaccines, and preventive measures in Brookline, and answer questions from attendees.

Speakers include:

  • Rosemarie Roque Gordon, MD, MPH, pediatrician, and member of Brookline’s Advisory Council on Public Health;
  • Sigalle Reiss, MPH, RS, REHS, Director of Brookline Public Health and Human Services;
  • Elizabeth Bennett, MSN, CARN, Brookline Public Health Nurse President Segan will moderate the program.

“The winter is typically when we see a rise in illnesses like the flu,” Commissioner Reiss said. “With the colder months on the horizon, it is so important to know ways to try to stay healthy and avoid serious illness. We encourage all residents to attend this informational session.”

For questions or additional information, please contact Lynne Karsten at 617-730-2336 or lkarsten@brooklinema.gov.