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Public Health Commissioner mandates immediate reporting of vaping-related disease to the Department of Public Health

On September 11, 2019, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) issued a new mandate for the immediate reporting of cases involving unexplained e-cigarette or vaping-associated pulmonary disease over the next 12 months. The mandate was the result of an uptick in these types of cases being seen nationwide. Below is the Mass DPH release and a list of local resources and updates.