Health Department

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The Shrewsbury Health Department fields local public health-related inquiries and facilitates activities related to health and the environment. It is run by the Board of Health and primarily oversees the following areas: 

We do not accept - light bulbs, fluorescent tubes, batteries, or hazardous waste. To learn how to properly dipose of these or any other item, please visit Trash & Recycling or call 508-841-8591 for more information. The Solid Waste program is managed by the Department of Public Works (DPW). 

Shrewsbury is a member of the Central MA Regional Public Health Alliance (CMRPHA), which provides the Health Department and Board of Health with public health recommendations and additional services, including community health, environmental health, emergency preparedness, nursing, and epidemiology.

  1. Tobacco Compliance Intern Opportunity

    The Central MA Regional Public Health Alliance (CMRPHA) is seeking tobacco compliance intern candidates between the ages of 16-20. This is a paid internship opportunity. Questions? Please call 508-799-8531 or email: health@worcesterma.gov Tobacco Compliance Intern Flyer
  2. Public Health Topic: Heart Health - February 2024

    The Central MA Regional Public Health Alliance (CMRPHA) is offering 6 ways to love your heart. Learn how to keep your heart healthy and reduce the risk of heart disease by following these healthy habits and activities as part of your lifestyle. Heart Health Flier
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About the Health Department

The regional health district provides a comprehensive array of services to partner municipalities through a single organization managed by the Worcester's Division of Public Health. The inspiration to develop a regional alliance arose from the considerable disparity in size, available resources, and kinds and types of resources offered by each municipality.