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Archive for September, 2015

Local Health News Wastewater: Plumbing All the Alternatives

Wastewater: Plumbing All the Alternatives

n away at the Otis Air National Guard Base in Buzzards Bay is the country’s largest alternative septic system test center. On a recent morning, raw sewage trickled through a shallow trench, feeding about 15 different septic systems scattered in a field, each one accompanied by a small shack with a monitoring station. George Heufelder, […]

9/24/15 at 12:17 pm     1157      , ,     Vineyard Gazette
National Health News Sun Safety for Kids After Labor Day

Sun Safety for Kids After Labor Day

tart of the school year doesn’t mean the end of sunscreen season for kids. “Counting both recess and sports, children still spend plenty of time outdoors in the fall, and you need to make sure their skin is protected,” says Marvin M. Lipman, M.D., Consumer Reports’ chief medical adviser. While the sun’s burningultraviolet (UV) […]

9/9/15 at 4:20 pm     1164          Consumer Reports
National Health News How to Keep Your Refrigerator Safe for Food

How to Keep Your Refrigerator Safe for Food

mber is National Food Safety Education Month and this year, the Partnership for Food Safety Education, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Food and Drug Administration are trying to debunk some common myths about keeping food safe in the refrigerator.

9/9/15 at 4:15 pm     1166          Food Safety News
Department News and Updates, Local Health News BCREPC to Participate in Falmouth Emergency Preparedness Event

BCREPC to Participate in Falmouth Emergency Preparedness Event

mber is National Preparedness Month and the Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) is pleased to announce its participation in the Falmouth Family Emergency Preparedness and Fire Prevention Fair. Hosted by the Falmouth Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC), the Fair—which is free of charge—will be held on Saturday, September 19, 2015, from 10 a.m. […]

9/9/15 at 4:06 pm     1084      , ,     CapeCod.com