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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
Posted on: August 19, 2019

Celebrity Webinar Series - January 2020

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

Flier Health Department
Posted on: December 31, 2019

How To Help Your Teen Quit Vaping

For more information, please click the Vaping Letter to Parents link below.

Vaping Letter to Parents Health Department
Posted on: December 17, 2019

New Tobacco Laws & Information for Tobacco Retailers: Date of Record: December 16, 2019

On December 11, 2019, the state’s Public Health Council approved new regulations, 105 CMR 665, that restrict the sale of nicotine vaping and flavored vaping and tobacco products. This action follows the Legislature passing and Governor Charlie Ba...

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Shrewsbury Tobacco web page Health Department
Posted on: October 30, 2019

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day - February 7, 2020

For more information, please contact: Carla Whitlow at 508-755-3773, Ext. 25 or email cwhitlow@aidsprojectworcester.org

Please click the National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day flier link below.

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National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Flier 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: January 14, 2020

SepticSmart Week: September 14 thru September 18, 2020

Each year, EPA holds SepticSmart Week with outreach activities to encourage homeowners and communities to care for and maintain their septic systems.

During SepticSmart Week, EPA seeks to inform homeowners on proper septic system care and maintenance, assi...

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SepticSmart 2020 Announcement Health Department