Get ready for the next Outbreak!

Monday, August 7th thru Friday, August 11th, 2017

Outbreak! 2017 Featuring: 

– Field Trips to the Lowell Community Health Center & the Massachusetts State Lab in Jamaica Plain –

– NEW topics including: Global Health, Environmental Health/Local Health Departments, Healthcare for the Homeless, and Careers in Public Health! –

 

~ Program runs each day from approximately 9:00 AM until 3:30 PM ~

 

 

Past Outbreak Activities — 2016

Outbreak 2016 was held August 1st-5th and included field trips to the William A. Hinton State Laboratory Institute and the Worcester Family Health Center.

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Outbreak students visit the Worcester Family Health Center where they met Ebola survivor Dr. Rick Sacra.

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Dr. Sacra demonstrates the use of personal protective equipment.

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Outbreak students meet with State Senator Barbara L’Italien.

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Outbreak students meet with Dr. Michael McGuill, Massachusetts’ first Public Health Veterinarian.

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Outbreak participants tour the William A. Hinton State Laboratory Institute.

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Outbreak students tour the Public Health Museum. Here they are learning about the Museum’s WPA Federal Art Project Murals depicting Massachusetts’ industries.

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What caused the illness? Outbreak students investigate a food-borne illness outbreak.

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Outbreak students learn about mosquito identification while visiting the William A. Hinton State Laboratory Institute.