Board of Health

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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.

View Most Recent Agenda (PDF) | View All Agendas and Minutes

Board Members


  • Dr. George Abraham - Term Expires June 30, 2022
  • Stephen A. Vigeant - Term Expires June 30, 2023
  • Jennie Fishman, MPH - Term Expires June 30, 2024

Mission Statement


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
  • Housing
  • Nuisance
  • Operation of the ash residue landfill
  • Sewage disposal
  • Smoking and exposure to Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS)
  1. 135 Additional Positive Cases of COVID-19

    One hundred and thirty five (135) Additional Positive Cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Town of Shrewsbury since May 20, 2022, bringing the cumulative total to 8,308. Read on...
  2. Town Hall Summer Hours May 31, 2022 to September 2, 2022

    Starting May 31, 2022 Town Hall will implement 2022 Summer Hours. Town Hall will now be open from 8:00 AM to 6:30 PM on Tuesdays to accommodate the public with expanded hours. Town Hall will also be open from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM (Noon) on Fridays.
  3. COVID-19 - Stop the Spread Test and Vaccine Site - May 2022

    UMass Memorial Health located at 100 Front Street (next to CVS) in Worcester is offering FREE Walk-up COVID-19 Testing, Vaccines and Boosters in May 2022. No appointment is necessary. Please read on for more information. May 2022 Flyer
  4. COVID-19: Mask Advisory for Shrewsbury

    Date of Record: 05-20-22 - The Shrewsbury Board of Health has issued a mask advisory due to a surge in positive COVID-19 cases. It is strongly recommended that residents wear masks and that eligible residents be up-to-date on vaccines and boosters. Shrewsbury Board of Health Mask ADVISORY
  5. UPDATE: COVID-19 Related BOH Executive Orders

    Date of Record: 05-20-22 - The Order for Employers to Report Positive COVID-19 Cases REMAIN in effect until further notice. Read on...
  1. Enhanced Larval Control Measures for EEE Mitigation 2022

    The Central MA Mosquito Control Project (CMMCP) will begin enhanced larval treatment plans for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) mitigation targeting a mosquito species of concern for EEE transmission to mammals via helicopter the week of May 23, 2022. Read on...
  2. Get FREE At-home COVID-19 Test Kits

    Date of Record: 05-17-22 - Every household in the U.S. is eligible to order a third round of free at-home tests. Order yours today! GET FREE AT-HOME COVID-19 TEST KITS
  3. Shrewsbury Farmers Market - June 15 thru September 21, 2022

    The 2022 Farmers Market Season will be held every Wednesday from 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the Shrewsbury Senior Center parking lot, 98 Maple Avenue from June 15 through September 21. Please stop by and support the local vendors. All are welcome! Read on...
  4. CMRPHA Newsletter - April / May Edition

    The Central MA Regional Public Health Alliance (CMRPHA) has issued their April/May newsletter. CMRPHA NEWSLETTER - April / May 2022
  5. Food Truck Thursdays April - October 2022

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