Board of Health
Date of Record: March 24, 2021
COVID-19 Vaccine State Program for
*Those who are not able to leave their home to get to a vaccination site, even with assistance.
For those Shrewsbury residents who are in a homebound situation and are in need of a COVID-19 vaccination, please contact the:
HOMEBOUND VACCINATION PROGRAM CENTRAL INTAKE LINE
MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
9:00 A.M. TO 5:00 P.M.
The Homebound Vaccination Program Central Intake Line is available in English and Spanish and will have translators available to support residents in approximately 100 additional languages.
A representative will ask pre-screening questions to ensure the individual meets the homebound eligibility requirements.
Effective 12/31/20, the collection of button cell batteries has ended. They are no longer manufactured with mercury and can now be safely disposed of in your regular rubbish collection. Thanks to all the residents who participated in this program over the years.
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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- Stephen A. Vigeant - Term Expires June 30, 2023
- Jennie Fishman, MPH - Term Expires June 30, 2021
- Dr. George Abraham - Term Expires June 30, 2022
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)
3 additional positive cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Town of Shrewsbury since May 4, 2021 bringing the cumulative total to 2,938. Read on...
Worcester State University (WSU) has more than 2,000 vaccination appointments available this week. The Pfizer vaccine is being administered. If you or someone you know still needs the COVID-19 vaccine, please use this opportunity to get vaccinated. Read on...
For Immediate Release - May 3, 2021: Baker-Polito Administration on Track to Hit Goal of 4.1 Million People Vaccinated, Announces Next Phase of Vaccination Efforts. 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