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Training Series: Health, Housing, Energy, Equity

Health, Housing, Energy, Equity Exploring clean energy access for low- and moderate-income residents Training Series: Health, Housing, Energy, Equity CHANGE FONT SIZE MAPC >> Resources >> Public Health Clean energy isn’t just a “nice-to-have” for rich people. It can reduce the burden of high energy costs and improve health outcomes for low-income residents. Join us […]

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Air Quality

Air Quality CHANGE FONT SIZE MAPC >> Resources >> Public Health Air Quality: MAPC Research & Projects Air pollution, both indoor and outdoor, poses a major threat to health. Much of the air pollution in Greater Boston comes from the combustion of fossil fuels used in transportation. However, they are also created by burning home […]

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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 are partnering with Cambridge’s Public Health Department to  use art to engage residents around the city’s Community Health Implementation Plan (CHIP). The city is partnering with artists to create creative, safe, accessible and culturally inclusive opportunities for residents to learn about […]

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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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