Category Archives: health

See the movie 9/26

Suicide The Ripple Effect

 

Look for both the Medfield Coalition for Suicide Prevention (MCSP) and Medfield Cares About Prevention (MCAP) at shared booths tomorrow at Medfield Day on Frairy Street.

MCSP presents the movie, “SUICIDE the Ripple Effect,” on 9/26 at MHS

The Medfield Coalition for Suicide Prevention (MCSP) is a coalition created in September 2017 composed of community members/professionals who desire to promote mental health. We recognize that suicide has touched our town and by coming together, we can form an initiative that raises awareness and has the potential to save lives . Please visit our website at medfieldcsp.org
MCSP is an initiative of Medfield Foundation, Inc. (MFi). For more information, visit medfieldfoundation.org.
 

Don’t miss the opportunity to see this film on September 26th about hope and preventing suicide. A huge thank you to Anna Mae O’Shea Brooke, one of the founders of our coalition, for coordinating this for Medfield! Tickets available here…

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Join the Medfield Coalition for Suicide Prevention (MedfieldCSP.org) as we host a screening and panel discussion of “Suicide: The Ripple Effect“. “The film chronicles the story of Kevin Hines, who at age 19 attempted to take his life by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge. Since then Kevin has b…

Mosquito spraying ends

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Norfolk County Mosquito Control ending spraying –

Email yesterday from Norfolk County Mosquito Control –

 

Good Morning,

 

This week will be our last week of spraying.  We will continue to monitor both the mosquito populations and virus activity throughout the District and may do supplemental spraying if conditions warrant.

 

Elizabeth Donnell

Norfolk County Mosquito Control District

144 Production Road, Suite C

Walpole, MA  02081

WEST NILE VIRUS RISK INCREASED TO MODERATE

Email today from the Board of Health –

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WEST NILE VIRUS RISK INCREASED TO MODERATE

the state has upgraded the ENTIRE state to the “moderate” level due to increase in activity re: WNV exposure.

———- Forwarded message ———-
From: Officer, MRPC Duty <mrpcdutyofficer@challiance.org>
Date: Tue, Aug 21, 2018 at 12:08 PM
Subject: Situational Awareness: Statewide West Nile Virus Risk Level Change
To:

To: MRPC Stakeholders

 

Date: Tuesday, August 21, 2018

 

Time: 12pm

 

Subject: Statewide West Nile Virus Risk Level Change

 

Description:  MDPH has elevated the West Nile virus risk level to moderate statewide. This wide-scale increase was driven by expanding and intensifying positive mosquito findings. A press release will be issued shortly. The majority of WNV human cases occur during August and September. Please take this opportunity to urge your residents/patients to take personal protective activities to avoid mosquito bites.  Please visit results: http://www.mosquitoresults.com for updated risk maps and positive findings. If you have questions please call Matt Osborne at (617) 983-4366.

 

Regional Impact: Multiple communities across Region 4AB have a moderate risk for West Nile Virus exposure according to  http://www.mosquitoresults.com, the Massachusetts Arbovirus daily update provided by the Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services

 

MRPC Activation Level: Steady-State Monitoring, non-activated.

 

Follow up: The MRPC will continue to monitor the State’s West Nile Virus severity in the region and will provide updates from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health as they become available.

 

Attachments: None.

 

MRPC Duty Officer

Pager: (857)-239-0662

Email: mrpcdutyofficer@challiance.org (not monitored 24/7)

Riverside helps teens with depression

From our local mental health agency, Riverside Community Care’s monthly newsletter –

Riverside parents

 

Watch the true story of Maia, a teen who had depression and was suicidal, as told by her parents. Riverside Life Skills Centers in Needham and Milford help teens who have significant mental health issues such as anxiety, depression, and mood disorders. At Life Skills, the teens learn more about their mental health, gain understanding of their behavior, and acquire healthy coping skills. It’s truly a life changing program.

 

Watch the video

 

West Nile in Dover

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The Board of Health received an alert that West Nile Virus tested positive in a mosquito in Dover.

Alert Message: The following cities and towns had WNV positive mosquito samples: Braintree, Dover, Mansfield, Quincy, and Stoughton. Please click on this link to access details on today’s positive results: http://www.mosquitoresults.com/additional-results/. If you have difficulty accessing this information please call Sarah Scotland at (617) 983-6742.

Medfield Project Happiness

From Kerri Krah, seeking to add to their 700 worldwide followers –

#MedfieldProjectHappiness is spreading #happiness @ the Medfield Public Schools. Follow us on Twitter on our journey & join in our happiness challenges along the way 😀

 

Tag @HappyBlakers #MedfieldProjectHappiness #AugustAppreciationChallenge #medfieldps

daily happiness challenge july

daily happiness challenge august

Medfield hapiness project

We would really like to get folks in the community to participate. I’m looking for your ideas and also would love your participation. I’m happy to answer any questions.

Thank you in advance for your support of social emotional learning in Medfield!

Best,

Kerrie

Kerrie Krah

Speech-Language Pathologist

Medfield Public Schools

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