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FM #355 Health Dir Cathleen Liberty - 9/29/20

Updated about 19 days ago.

FM #355 = This is the Franklin Matters radio show, number 355 in the series.

This session of the radio show shares my conversation with Franklin’s Health Director Cathleen Liberty. We had our conversation via conference bridge to adhere to the ‘social distancing’ requirements of this pandemic period.

We covered the following topics in our conversation
- COVID-19 recap - It’s here, it will be, follow the protocols: facial coverings/masks, social distance, hand hygiene, etc.
- Halloween - MA DPH and CDC guidance out
- Flu shots - Important esp now - Clinic at Senior Center (slots full already) maybe a second one stay tuned...
- EEE - Low risk so far here

The conversation runs about 35 minutes, so let’s listen to my conversation with Cathleen.

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Town of Franklin Health Dept page https://www.franklinma.gov/health-department
If you have a question, you can call the Health Dept at (508) 520-4905

The Town Council audio of the Health Dept presentation
https://www.franklinmatters.org/2020/09/fm-350-town-council-mtg-91620-audio.html

The Town Council video of the Health Dept presentation (not yet released for replay but when it is you can find it here) https://franklintv.vod.castus.tv/vod/?nav=playlists%2Fplaylists%2FTown%20Council.m3u8

Prior recordings
We did record two session back in March 2020, early in the pandemic stages
https://www.franklinmatters.org/2020/03/fm-232-franklin-ma-health-director.html
https://www.franklinmatters.org/2020/03/fm-224-health-director-cathleen-liberty.html

We also did a recording jointly with Board of Health Chair Bridgit Sweet
https://www.franklinmatters.org/2020/05/fm-259-board-of-health-c-liberty-b.html

We also did one in May where we talked about questing and insect borne diseases
https://www.franklinmatters.org/2020/05/fm-271-franklin-health-director.html

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