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Southcoast announces annual nursing awards and scholarship recipients; More than 20 nurses and other staff honored

During National Nurses Week, Southcoast Health announced its annual nursing awards and scholarship recipients, honoring nurses, certified nursing assistants, health unit coordinators and other staff from across the not-for-profit community health system. “In 2020, designated as the Year of the Nurse by the World Health Organization, our civilization is facing …

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Gov. Baker files legislation to combat mosquito-borne diseases EEE, West Nile Virus

Governor Charlie Baker on Thursday filed legislation to help the Commonwealth more effectively combat diseases transmitted by mosquitoes, including arboviruses like Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) and West Nile Virus (WNV), by authorizing a coordinated, proactive, statewide approach to mosquito control activities. The legislation, An Act to Mitigate Arbovirus in the …

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