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Steven Pinker at First Parish Church
Steven Pinker discusses Enlightenment Now:The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism and Progress Online pre-sales (ticket + book) on sale Jan 11$5 tickets on sale Jan 25 at 9am This event includes a book signing Harvard Book Store and WBUR welcome acclaimed linguist, cognitive scientist, and award-winning author STEVEN PINKER for a discussion of his latest book, Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress. Learn more at http://www.harvard.com/event/steven_pinker2/ All pre-sales tickets include a copy of Enlightenment Now, admission into the event, and a $5 coupon for use in the bookstore. Pre-sales tickets (online only) are available for two weeks, after which a $5 ticket option will also go on sale. Books bundled with pre-sale tickets may only be picked up at the venue the night of the event, and cannot be picked up in-store beforehand.$5 tickets will also be available at Harvard Book Store and over the phone at 617-661-1515. Unless the event is sold out, any remaining tickets will be on sale at the door of the venue when doors open.Tickets are non-refundable and non-returnable.

When: Feb 28, 2018 7pm in Taunton, MA

Closed Point of Distribution (POD) Workshop

Your Health Department, as part of our emergency preparedness, has planned an Emergency Dispensing Site (EDS). An EDS is a site where, in the event of a public health emergency, medication or vaccines, intended to prevent disease, may be dispensed quickly, to a large number of people. The EDS location in your community is managed by your local Health Department. In addition to an EDS, we were asked by the state, to identify facilities within the community that would be considered a Closed POD. A Closed POD serves members of its own facility-including staff and their families and its residents. In an emergency, you would dispense medication supplied by the Health Department to your facility (a designated person from your facility would pick up the medication from the primary EDS Site). Your Closed POD would not be opened to the public.Becoming a Closed POD, helps to ensure continuity of your operations and provides the medications needed for your facility during a public health emergency. We have attached an Intent to Participate Agreement, known as an MOU, Memorandum of Understanding, as well as additional information for your review and consideration.

When: Mar 6, 2018 8:30AM in Taunton, MA

Closed POD Training for Long Term Care Administrators and Staff

The Bristol Public Health Emergency Preparedness Coalition is hosting two seperate, half day trainings on becoming a Closed POD Emergency Dispensing Site (EDS).  An EDS is a site where, in the event of a public health emergency, medication or vaccines, intended to prevent disaease, are dispensed quickly to a large number of people.  A Closed POD serves members of their own facility including residents, staff and their family members.  Your Closed POD would not be open to the public and all medications are free of charge.  Please join us for one of the important trainings to learn more about becoming a Closed POD and providing life-saving medicaiton to those you serve!

When: Mar 6, 2018 8:30AM in Taunton, MA

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About Taunton, MA
The City of Taunton is located in the Bristol County area and was founded as a town in 1639 and then later as a city in 1864.

Taunton’s various recreational facilities include the Watson State Park, the Massasoit State Park and the Taunton River among many others. These points of interest allow residents opportunities for fishing and boating and hiking and much more.

Another alternative for residents as well as tourists is the Silver City Galleria located in East Taunton which includes a 160 store mega mall.