41.8 F
Brookline
Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Health

Home News Health

Brookline Department Of Public Health Shares Hot Weather Safety Tips

With multiple 90-plus degree days already occurring in 2021, Health Commissioner Dr. Swannie Jett and the Brookline Department of Public Health would like to...

Brookline Department Of Public Health Recognized By NACCHO

Town Administrator Mel Kleckner and Health Commissioner Dr. Swannie Jett are pleased to announce that the Brookline Department of Public Health was recognized by...

Brookline Department Of Public Health Hosting Vaccine Clinic For Adults Over...

The Brookline Department of Public Health and Health Commissioner Dr. Swannie Jett invite residents age 65+ to a vaccine clinic in town next weekend. On...

Town Of Brookline Announces Expanded Access To Public Buildings

The Town of Brookline and Town Administrator Mel Kleckner are pleased to announce the expansion of public access to town facilities next month. Beginning June...

Town Of Brookline’s Outdoor Mask Mandate To Remain In Place Until...

Town Manager Mel Kleckner and Health Commissioner Dr. Swannie Jett would like to inform residents that the Town of Brookline will delay compliance with...

Brookline Department Of Public Health Invites Community To Celebrate National Public...

The Brookline Department of Public Health and Health Commissioner Dr. Swannie Jett invite residents to take part in Brookline’s annual celebration of National Public...

Town Of Brookline Shares Information On Vaccination Program For Homebound Residents

The Department of Brookline Public Health wishes to inform the public that it will oversee and administer CoViD-19 vaccinations for homebound residents under a...

Brookline Residents Invited To Forum On Mental Health Amid CoViD-19

The Brookline Center for Community Mental Health, together with the Brookline Department of Public Health, will discuss the impact of the CoViD-19 pandemic on...

Information On State’s Vaccine Pre-Registration Program, Guidelines For Fully Vaccinated Individuals

Town Manager Mel Kleckner and Health Commissioner Dr. Swannie Jett wish to share information on the state's pre-registration tool for mass vaccination sites, as...

Town Of Brookline Closes CoViD-19 Testing Site, Urges Continued Vigilance To...

Town Manager Mel Kleckner and Health Commissioner Dr. Swannie Jett wish to inform the public that the town’s CoViD-19 testing site closed on Thursday,...

Brookline Department Of Public Health Hires Roland Lankah As Assistant Health...

Health Commissioner Dr. Swannie Jett is pleased to announce Roland Lankah has been hired as the Assistant Health Director for the Brookline Department of...

Brookline Department Of Public Health Invites Residents Over 18 To Complete...

Health Commissioner Dr. Swannie Jett and the Brookline Department of Public Health invite residents to take part in the Town of Brookline Marijuana Survey. The...

Braintree Police Officer Jay St. Ives Receives Commendation For Crisis Intervention,...

Chief Mark Dubois is pleased to announce that Braintree Police Officer Jay St. Ives has been recognized by the Norfolk County Crisis Intervention Team...

Town Of Brookline Cautions Seniors Against One-Time “Companion” Offers Related To...

Council on Aging Director Ruthann Dobek and Public Health Commissioner Dr. Swannie Jett are urging seniors to avoid connecting with strangers offering to serve...

Brookline Recreation’s New Online Registration & Reservation System To Launch

Recreation Director Leigh Jackson wishes to remind the community that Brookline Recreation's new online registration and reservation software launches tomorrow. Beginning Tuesday, February 09, 2021,...

Brookline Department Of Public Health Shares CoViD-19 Vaccination Distribution Update

Health Commissioner Dr. Swannie Jett wishes to provide an update on the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine. As of Monday, February 01, 2021, residents who...

Brookline Department Of Public Health Ends Suspension Of Organized Athletics

Health Commissioner Dr. Swannie Jett announces that the Brookline Department of Public Health, in consultation with the town Advisory Council on Public Health, has...

Brookline Department Of Public Health Expands Suspension Of Athletics To Include...

Health Commissioner Dr. Swannie Jett announces that non-school related recreational sports activities have been added to the ongoing pause of athletic programs under an...

Brookline Department Of Public Health Orders Pause To School Athletic Programs

Health Commissioner Dr. Swannie Jett announces that all school athletic programs in Brookline will be temporarily paused until at least February 01, 2021, due...

CoViD-19 Vaccination Update For Long-Term Care Facilities In Brookline

Town Administrator Mel Kleckner and Health Commissioner Dr. Swannie Jett wish to provide an update on the state of Massachusetts' CoViD-19 vaccination distribution plan...

Eric Hopkins, 49, A Level 3 Sex Offender, Registered In Town

Eric Hopkins, 49, is a level 3 sex offender, newly registered in Brookline, MA. Pursuant to Massachusetts General Law, individuals classified as Level 3 Sex...

Brookline’s Dr. Swannie Jett Named To MA Public Health Association’s Board...

The Brookline Department of Public Health is pleased to share that Health Commissioner Dr. Swannie Jett has been named to the board of directors...

Town Of Brookline Provides Update On In-Town Testing Initiative

Health Commissioner Dr. Swannie Jett wishes to provide residents with an update on the town's COVID-19 testing site, and urge continued vigilance against the...

Continued Vigilance Urged As COVID-19 Cases Rise & Holidays Approach

Health Commissioner Dr. Swannie Jett, Emergency Management Director John Sullivan and Town Administrator Mel Kleckner are urging residents to more closely follow COVID-19 prevention...

Update On MWRA Water Main Break In Brookline

This morning, MWRA crews were working on a water pipeline in Brookline when a coupling let go causing a large volume of water to...

Brookline Public Works Launches Sanitation Smartphone App, Extends Hazardous Waste Drop-Off...

The Highway and Sanitation Division of the Brookline Public Works Department announces that it has launched the We Recycle Brookline smartphone app and is...

COVID-19 Testing Site To Open In Brookline Next Month

Health Commissioner Dr. Swannie Jett announces that a COVID-19 testing site will open in Brookline next month and operate through the end of 2020. The...

Brookline Fire Department Reminds Residents To Change Their Smoke Alarm Batteries...

As Daylight saving time nears an end, Fire Chief John F. Sullivan and the Brookline Fire Department would like to remind residents to change...

Town of Brookline Extends Outdoor Dining Season

The Town of Brookline announces it will extend the outdoor dining season into December. In order to support restaurants that were adversely impacted by the...

Brookline Fire Department Shares Safety Tips During National Fire Prevention Week

As part of National Fire Prevention Week, Chief John F. Sullivan and the Brookline Fire Department would like to provide cooking safety tips, and...

Town Of Brookline Provides Halloween Guidance

Public Health Commissioner Dr. Swannie Jett would like to share guidance and safety tips for Halloween celebrations this year to help prevent the spread...

Brookline Health Department Announces Appointment-Only Seasonal Flu Clinics

As flu season approaches, the Brookline Department of Public Health reminds residents that everyone should receive the flu vaccine yearly. “It is especially important, as...