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Posted on: August 16, 2019

Update on Aerial Spraying for EEE - Date of Record 09/13/19

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Date of Record:  09/13/19

Aerial Spraying scheduled for last night, 9/12/19 took place in Stow, Sudbury & Wayland. Spraying was then suspended due to temperature.

The Massachusetts Aerial Mosquito Spray Map Legend and Map is posted below. &...

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Press Release 09-10-19 Health Department
Posted on: September 4, 2019

Treatment of Depression: An Update for Community Clinicians - September 18, 2019

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To be held at the University of MA Medical School, Faculty Conference Room, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA.

Health Department
Posted on: September 11, 2019

My Life, My Quit- Teen Vaping Cessation Resource

 As the vaping epidemic continues to affect our youth, here is a teen tobacco cessation resource to share in your schools and communities.The My Life, My Quit program offers:

  • A free and confidential service for teens who want help quitting all for...
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Health Department
Posted on: September 4, 2019

Vaping Video Available!

The audience for this video is adults and the video provides a brief overview of vaping stats, products, and the messages of our New Look of Nicotine Addiction campaign. A link to the video is on the Make Smoking History YouTube page:

Vaping Video Health Department
Posted on: August 19, 2019

A Community Conversation on Opioids RX Drugs and Youth - September 24, 2019

All in our community are responsible for keeping our youth safe, healthy, and drug-free. Please join The Coalition for a Healthy Grafton with Dr. Ruth Potee. See flier for details.

Flier Health Department
Posted on: August 15, 2019

Guiding Good Choices - Beginning September 24, 2019

District Attorney Joseph D. Early, Jr. is proud to provide Guiding Good Choices. Please see flier for details.

Guiding Good Choices Flier Health Department
Posted on: May 28, 2019

Shrewsbury Farmers Market - Every Wednesday Thru September 25, 2019

2019 SFM flyer

Please click the Farmers Market Flyer link below for details.

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Farmers Market Flyer Health Department
Posted on: September 4, 2019

WALKFIT - Special Edition - October 5, 2019

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Questions? Email us at WalkFit.Info@gmail.com

Find us on Facebook at fb.me/WalkFit/VIPs


Health Department
Posted on: September 4, 2019

Health Equity Award Nomination Form - Reply by October 15, 2019

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Criteria for consideration. The nominee must:

  • Be a participant in the 2016 CHIP
  • Exemplify excellence in work toward the goal of health equity
  • Integrate the three core principles in all efforts:
    • Invest first in the community
    • Empower, listen to, and respect comm...
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Health Department
Posted on: September 4, 2019

Save the Date! December 5, 2019

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Coalition for a Healthy Greater Worcester Annual Meeting & Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) Annual Report out. To be held at the Boys & Girls Club of Worcester, 65 Tainter Street, Worcester, MA 01610.

Health Department
Posted on: August 19, 2019

Celebrity Webinar Series - Months of September, October, & December 2019 and January 2020

Please click the Flier link below for details about these 4 separate webinars.

Flier Health Department
Posted on: August 15, 2019

Latina Support Group - Every Wednesday beginning August 7, 2019

The Worcester Family Resource Center invites ALL Hispanic Women to register for this ongoing group. Please see flier for details.

Latino Support Flier Health Department
Posted on: August 15, 2019

Peer Recovery Support Group - Road to Recovery

Every Thursday from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. with Rebecca Zwicker, Recovery Coach at FRESH START 508, 16 Austin Street, Worcester. Please see flier for details and contact information.

Peer Recovery Support Group Flier Health Department
Posted on: June 26, 2019

Tips on how to maintain your septic system

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The Environmental Protection Agencies (EPA's) SepticSmart initiative helps to ensure this!

Please visit https://www.epa.gov/septicsmart for more information about septic systems, and visit https://shrewsburyma.gov/stormwater&...

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Health Department
Posted on: February 28, 2019

Polystyrene Reduction Ban Bylaw - Effective January 1, 2020

In summary, this bylaw is to promote safe, reusable, and sustainable alternatives. It will also enhance both public and environmental health and reduce waste management issues.

Please click the Polystyrene Reduction Ban Bylaw Letter & Flier li...

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Polystyrene Reduction Ban Letter & Flier Health Department