Massachusetts Environmental Health Association
The Massachusetts Environmental Health Association (MEHA) is an affiliate of the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA), which was incorporated in 1937. MEHA was established in 1948 and is a non-profit association organized for charitable and educational purposes. The goal and purpose of MEHA is to provide quality training and educational programs while also providing the opportunity for members to meet and exchange ideas and information with other professionals in the field of Public and Environmental Health.
The NEHA REHS/RS credential exam was recently revised.
The NEHA REHS/RS Credential web pages have been relocated (http://www.neha.org/credential/REHS.html), click here to follow that link.
MEHA Education Seminar: New and Emerging Regulations & Trends: What Every Local Health Director Needs to Know.
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
75 Felton St., Marlborough, MA 01752
- Food Waste Ban
- RecyclingWorks in Massachusetts
- Asbestos and Lead Regulation Update,
- Ebola Case Study
- MA Medical Marijuana Program Update
6.5 contact hours will be available for MA RS and MA CHO.
5.5 contact hours will be available for REHS/RS.
Clikc here for more details (PDF, 2 pages, 181 KB).
Local Public Health Immunization Billing Best Practices Webinar
Join a collaborative webinar co-sponsored by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) and Commonwealth Medicine. The Webinar will include:
-An introduction from DPH covering flu policy
-A brief overview of the reimbursement program from Commonwealth Medicine
-Segments presented by three local boards of health (Abington, Newton, and Westwood) addressing:
-Best practices from towns with some of the highest reimbursement rates
-Vaccinating a large volume of people
-Vaccinating in schools -Setting up a revolving account.
Date: September 10th 12 PM – 1 PM.
Click here to learn more (PDF, 1 page, 300 KB).
FOUNDATIONS FOR LOCAL PUBLIC HEALTH PRACTICE
Tools Needed to Get the Job Done.
Registration is now open. This 50- hour course offers a cross-disciplinary perspective and approach to local public health practice in Massachusetts in terms of the three core functions and ten essential services, and incorporates and reflects the Healthy People 2020 goals and objectives of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Click here to learn more.
Electronic Death Registration System (ERDS)
The (ERDS) will go live on August 1, 2014. If you haven’t registered or need some information or practice using the system, please click here to view more information and web links (Microsoft Word Document .doc file, 4 pages, 59 KB).