Archive | August, 2022

Drought Conditions Worsen in CT River Valley

On Tuesday, August 9th, MA Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Beth Card escalated the Connecticut River Valley to a Level 3-Critical Drought.

View water conservation tips, continue to follow any local city or town conservation restrictions, and monitor the drought status at: https://www.mass.gov/info-details/drought-status.

Monkeypox Update

On August 4th, the White House declared monkeypox to be a public health emergency. 

There are many resources to learn more information about monkeypox–how it spreads, what to do if you think you have monkeypox, and precautions to take to avoid contracting monkeypox. 

More information from the Mass.gov website: https://www.mass.gov/monkeypox 

Information from the CDC is HERE

Additionally, some information has been compiled in the following slides.