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Cool it with Art

Cool it with Art A How-To Guide for Tackling Rising Temperatures with Art in Our Communities Cool it with Art CHANGE FONT SIZE MAPC >> Resources >> Public Health Cool It with Art: A How-To Guide for Tackling Rising Temperatures with Art in Our Communities is a guide for local governments, community-based organizations, and artists […]

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Particulate Policy

Particulate Policy CHANGE FONT SIZE MAPC >> Resources >> Public Health June 2021 Particulate Policy An argument for a regulatory approach to transportation-related ultrafine particle exposure Particulate matter (PM) pollution is the most serious environmental health risk in the world, causing more deaths than poor diet or lack of exercise. Exposure to fine particles (PM2.5) […]

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Cambridge Arts for Health

Cambridge Arts for Health MAPC’s Arts and Culture, Public Health, and Community Engagement teams released an “Arts for Health” call for art in partnership with the City of Cambridge’s Public Health Department. The call seeks artists to develop creative engagement strategies to execute around Cambridge’s Community Health Improvement Plan. The work should be centered around […]

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Rising Temperatures and Extreme Heat in Greater Boston

Rising Temperatures and Extreme Heat in Greater Boston CHANGE FONT SIZE MAPC >> Resources >> Public Health Rising Temperatures and Extreme Heat: MAPC Projects Summer temperatures in the Metro Boston area are increasing, along with extreme temperature events like heat waves (defined as days over 90 degrees). 2020 marked the hottest summer globally, with 14 […]

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Creative COVID-19 Communications

Creative COVID-19 Communications CHANGE FONT SIZE MAPC >> Resources >> Public Health Creative COVID-19 Communications Free-to-use graphics, videos, and more! Download the resources below and use them to encourage COVID-19 vaccination in your community. Artists appreciate credit, but it’s not required to use! Get Vaccinated! Looking for more information about getting your COVID-19 vaccine? Click […]

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Region 3D North Shore/Cape Ann Public Health Emergency Preparedness Coalition

Region 3D North Shore/Cape Ann Public Health Emergency Preparedness Coalition Public health professionals promote the health and well-being of their communities by preventing residents from getting sick or injured and by encouraging healthy lifestyles. The public health field is comprised of a variety of functions including promoting healthy lifestyles, detecting and controlling outbreaks, research, and […]

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Exploring Youth Mental Health Access in North Shore/Cape Ann Communities

Exploring Youth Mental Health Access in North Shore/ Cape Ann Communities Background Overview Themes Findings Recommendations Appendix This digital report summarizes findings from focus groups, surveys, and in-depth research on the topic of youth mental health in the Cape Ann area of Massachusetts. Contact Amy Epstein, Regional Prevention Director, City of Gloucester aepstein@gloucester-ma.gov | 978-325-5272 […]

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Extreme Heat Communications Resources

Extreme Heat Communications Resources CHANGE FONT SIZE MAPC >> Resources >> Public Health Extreme Heat Communications and Social Media Toolkit A resource for Massachusetts cities and towns Staying safe in extreme heat is essential in the summer, especially for those without air conditioning. On this page, we’ve compiled flyers, sample social media posts, and images […]

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COVID-19 Layoff Housing Gap Update: The Crisis Continues

COVID-19 Layoff Housing Gap Update: The Crisis Continues CHANGE FONT SIZE MAPC >> Resources >> Public Health The COVID-19 Layoff Housing Gap October Update: The Crisis Continues Published Monday, October 5, 2020 This is an update to MAPC’s “The COVID-19 Layoff Housing Gap” report. Read the full report and see a listing of other updates […]

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Keep Cool Somerville

Keep Cool Somerville CHANGE FONT SIZE MAPC >> Resources >> Public Health Keep Cool Somerville PhotoVoice Project & Survey Keep Cool Somerville is an initiative to improve community resilience to extreme heat. The project began in 2020 as a collaboration between the City of Somerville and MAPC to address the health impacts of climate change. […]

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