Board of Health
Agendas & Minutes
Stamped Board of Health Agendas are available forty eight (48) hours prior to the meeting and are available in the Board of Health office upon request.
Board of Health Meeting Minutes are available following Board of Health approval and then are posted under the View All Agendas and Minutes link below.
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- Dr. George Abraham - Term Expires June 30, 2022
- Stephen A. Vigeant - Term Expires June 30, 2023
- Jennie Fishman, MPH - Term Expires June 30, 2024
The mission of the Shrewsbury Board of Health is to promote general health of the community, the wellness in the individual, and to inspire conditions by which people can remain healthy. We offer educational resources and promulgate and enforce local, state and national regulations as required by law. We promote sanitary living conditions for all our residents and strive to protect the environment from harm and pollution.
The Health Department is run by the Board of Health whose primary concerns are activities related to health and the environment:
- Food service sanitation
- Mercury: thermometers and thermostats
- Operation of the ash residue landfill
- Sewage disposal
- Smoking and exposure to Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS)
The Town of Shrewsbury in conjunction with the Central MA Regional Public Health Alliance (CMRPHA) will be hosting a COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic at National Night Out, Shrewsbury Town Hall, 100 Maple Avenue, August 3, 2021 5-7PM. Read on...
7/29/21 - Date of Record: A Public Health Advisory is in effect for both Dean Park Pond and Newton Pond and will be closed until further notice due to high levels of E. Coli. The Public Health Advisory for Gauch Park Pond has now been LIFTED. Read on...
10 Additional Positive Cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Town of Shrewsbury since July 16, 2021 bringing the cumulative total to 2,987. Read on...
Information about the Coronavirus is evolving, and the situation remains dynamic. The Town of Shrewsbury continues to be in contact with state officials, emergency management teams and board of health representatives to discuss plans daily.
A dedicated web-page has been developed at https://shrewsburyma.gov/coronavirus . Updates will be added as they arise. Residents are encouraged to sign up for alerts related to COVID-19 by subscribing at https://shrewsburyma.gov/list.aspx