News Flash

Posted on: August 10, 2022

Spotted Lanternfly (SLF)

State Agricultural Officials Ask Residents to Report Sightings of the Invasive Spotted Lanternfly

Date of Record: 08-10-22

The Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR) today announced that an infestation of the invasive insect known as spot...

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REPORTING FORM FOR SLF Health Department
Posted on: August 8, 2022

COVID-19 Boosters

The Executive Office of Health and Human Services is urging residents to get their COVID-19 boosters as soon as they are eligible. Getting a booster now will lower the risk of severe disease, hospitalization, and death, even against emerging variants.

Booster Letter Health Department
Posted on: August 8, 2022

UPDATE: Public Health Advisory for Dean Park Pond

Public Health Advisory in Effect until Further Notice: Dean Park Pond - REMAINS IN EFFECT

Update as of 08-08-22: The Public Health Advisory previously issued on 07-14-22 for Dean Park Pond in Shrewsbury remains in effect until further notice due to high ba...

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Health Department
Posted on: August 12, 2022

Mosquito Spray Schedule for August 2022

Date of Record: August 1, 2022

Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project111 Otis Street, Northborough, MA 01532Telephone: (508) 393-3055Website: https://www.cmmcp.org/

Central MA Mosquito Control Project (CMMCP) personnel will be in Shrewsbury to resp...

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CMMCP Website Health Department
Posted on: July 14, 2022

MA Dept of Public Health (MDPH) Press Release: West Nile Virus (WNV) in MA

State public health officials announce season’s first West Nile Virus (WNV) positive mosquito sample

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT:  Omar Cabrera - Omar.Cabrera@mass.gov

WEST NILE VIRUS (WNV) FACT SHEET

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City of Worcester WNV Press Release 07-14-22 Health Department
Posted on: June 24, 2022

UPDATE for COVID-19: Mask Advisory for Shrewsbury

COVID-19 MASK ADVISORY

TOWN OF SHREWSBURY

Date of Record: 06-24-22 - The Shrewsbury Board of Health discussed the Mask Advisory at their Board of Health meeting this morning. The advisory remains. This is purely optional and not a mandate. Wearing a mask is...

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Shrewsbury Board of Health Mask ADVISORY Health Department
Posted on: August 11, 2022

Food Truck Thursdays April - October 2022

FOOD TRUCK THURSDAYS  IMAGE OF FOOD

Food Truck Thursdays are back at Town Hall for another season. Come get take out or sit on the front lawn and enjoy dinner from up to 4 different food trucks each night.

Trucks will be stationed in front of the Town Hall from 4:00-8:00 pm. Trucks include S...

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Food Truck Thursdays April -October 2022 Schedule Health Department
Posted on: August 10, 2022

Shrewsbury Farmers Market

Farmers Market 08-10-22

Health Department
Posted on: July 13, 2022

Rodent Control

Rats have become an increasing problem in multiple communities in MA over the last several years. Everyone must do their part to control the problem. Click the Rodent Control link to see what you can do to help prevent a rat problem in your neighborhood.

Rodent Control Health Department
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Body of Water Safety

BODY OF WATER SAFETY

The Central MA Regional Public Health Alliance (CMRPHA) and the Shrewsbury Board of Health would like to remind residents to take the necessary safety precautions when visiting local parks, beaches, and pools this season.

Always supervi...

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Center for Disease Control - WATER SAFETY Health Department
Posted on: March 31, 2022

Tick Awareness

Spring has just begun and Ticks are already out in MA. They can carry harmful diseases. Please read on to learn about tick-borne illnesses and how to avoid tick bites.

What are Ticks?Ticks are bugs that feed on the blood of mammals, birds, or reptiles. Bla...

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Tick Identification and Testing Services - MDPH Health Department