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Posted on: November 8, 2022

Sharps Disposal (i.e. diabetic needles, lancets, EpiPens)

This is a reminder that there is a statewide ban on the disposal of needles, syringes and lancets (collectively known as "sharps"). The law stipulates that disposal of sharps will not be allowed in regular household trash in MA.

This message is being sent as a reminder to all residents that a statewide ban on the disposal of needles, syringes and lancets (collectively known as "sharps") went into effect back on July 1, 2012. The law stipulates that disposal of sharps wi...

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EXAMPLES OF PUNCTURE-PROOF CONTAINERS Police Department
Posted on: October 19, 2022

Public Health Advisory for Half Moon Cove on Lake Quinsigamond

Date of Record 10-26-22 - A Public Health Advisory has been issued for Half Moon Cove on Lake Quinsigamond in Shrewsbury due to a Cyanobacteria bloom. Humans and pets should avoid contact with the water.

PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY HALF MOON COVE Police Department
Posted on: October 19, 2022

UPDATE: Public Health Advisory for Dean Park Pond

Date of Record 10-19-22 - Dean Park Pond in Shrewsbury will have a permanent advisory posted until further notice.

Update as of October 19, 2022

 Public Health Advisory for Dean Park Pond

Update as of 10-19-22: 

Previous testing revealed that Cyanobacteria has exceeded the recreational threshold. Due to this being a common occurrence, Dean Park Pond wil...

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