From the Milford Daily News, articles of interest for Franklin:
"The risk to Massachusetts residents is low, but all health care providers must be on alert for the potentially deadly coronavirus.
That message was delivered Thursday by the state Department of Public Health, including information on what doctors should do if patients exhibit possible symptoms of the virus.
Initially detected in December in Wuhan, China, the virus has spread to other parts of Asia, with the first confirmed case in the U.S. announced this week."
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As part of the Franklin Matters Radio series, we just sat with Franklin's new Health Director, Cathleen Liberty for an introductory interview. The interview is the first of a series planned to keep residents informed on health issues like this virus.
For more information on the Health Dept, visit their Town of Franklin page
The January monthly meeting of the Board of Health was recorded and available for replay: https://www.franklinmatters.org/2020/01/fm-189-board-of-health-meeting-jan-8.html
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