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Free, wealth-building opportunity for families

Have you heard about the BabySteps program? BabySteps is a free, wealth-building opportunity for families with new children (birth to 1 year, or 1 year after adoption). This statewide program, released from the Treasury Department’s Office of Economic Empowerment, allows families a jump-start into savings for the future education, vocational, and apprenticeship costs of their…

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Protect Against Severe Flu

Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) reports: Influenza severity for Massachusetts is HIGH as of 12/2/2022. The percent of influenza-like illness (ILI) visits in Massachusetts is 4.17%, which is higher than the regional baseline of 2.0% and the previous three seasons in the same week. The percent of hospitalizations associated with influenza is 1.22%, which…

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National Rx Take Back Day is October 29th

Dispose of Unwanted Medications Safely and Anonymously DEA National Rx Take Back Day is Saturday, October 29, 2022, from 10am to 2pm at select locations. “Too often, unused prescription drugs find their way into the wrong hands. That’s dangerous and often tragic. That’s why it was great to see thousands of folks from across the…

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Abbott Recalls Powder Infant Formulas including Similac, Alimentum and EleCare

Abbott Voluntarily Recalls Powder Formulas Manufactured at One Plant Recall is isolated to powder formulas, including Similac®, Alimentum ® and EleCare®, manufactured at the Sturgis, Mich., plant Recall does not include any metabolic deficiency nutrition formulas No Abbott liquid formulas or other Abbott nutrition powders and brands are impacted Parents or customers with impacted product should visit…

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Before You Head to the Emergency Room, Call Us.

If you are experiencing concerning symptoms, have questions about your health or you just don’t feel right, it can be tempting to head right to the Emergency Room. Before you head to the ER, please call us at 617-269-7500. SBCHC is here for you – to assess your symptoms and help you to determine the…

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Child Tax Credit: What Parents & Guardians Need to Know

What is the child tax credit? The Child Tax Credit (CTC) aims to help families make the cost of caring for children more affordable, by providing income to parents or guardians of children ages 17 and younger. This year, families can qualify for more money and can receive payments monthly, rather than having to wait…

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PARENTS & CAREGIVERS: Access free child care while you get your COVID-19 Vaccine

From now until July 4, 2021, four of the nation’s largest child care providers are offering free child care to all parents and caregivers getting vaccinated or recovering from vaccination. KinderCare and Learning Care Group locations across the country will offer free, drop-in appointments to any parent or caregiver who needs support to get vaccinated or recover from…

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Myths & Facts about COVID-19 Vaccines

An article from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) dated May 12, 2021. Now that there are authorized and recommended COVID-19 vaccines in the United States, accurate vaccine information is critical and can help stop common myths and rumors. HOW DO I KNOW WHICH COVID-19 VACCINE INFORMATION ARE ACCURATE? It can be difficult to…

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Face Masks and Unvaccinated Children

Does my unvaccinated child still have to wear a mask when the rest of the family doesn’t? The American Academy of Pediatrics answers this question (and more) in a post by Yvonne A. Maldonado, MD, FAAP. Answer New guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19…

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