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Posted on: January 22, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Information for those Eligible in Phase ONE

COVID-19 vaccine locations for eligible individuals in Phase 1

Effective today, January 22, 2021, ONLY ELIGIBLE populations within PHASE 1 who RESIDE or WORK in the below municipalities (these towns are part of the Central MA Reg...

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Vaccine Locations for those Eligible in Phase 1 Board of Health
Posted on: January 22, 2021

16 Additional Positive Cases of COVID-19 in the Town of Shrewsbury

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16 additional positive cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Town of Shrewsbury since January 21, 2021 bringing the cumulative total to 2,165. We are urging Shrewsbury residents to consider their own responsibility to help reduce the spread of COVID...

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Press Release of January 22, 2021 Board of Health
Posted on: January 21, 2021

14 Additional Positive Cases of COVID-19 in the Town of Shrewsbury

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14 additional positive cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Town of Shrewsbury since January 20, 2021 bringing the cumulative total to 2,149. We are urging Shrewsbury residents to consider their own responsibility to help reduce the spread of COVID...

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Press Release of January 21, 2021 Board of Health
Posted on: January 7, 2021

Baker-Polito Press Release: January 21, 2021

Reopening Announcements

On January 21, 2021, the Baker-Polito Administration provided announcementsregarding rescinding the Stay at Home Order and the Early Closure of Business Order.

For Immediate Release: January 21, 2021

1.  Effective Monday, Jan...

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Governor Charlie Baker's Updates Board of Health
Posted on: January 21, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Update in Phase One - Effective 01-21-21

COVID-19 Vaccine update for Phase ONE

Effective January 21, 2021

Per the MA Department of Public Health (MDPH), effective January 21, 2021, vaccination eligibility is open to include the next two priority groups within Phase One

Details of those w...

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COVID-19 VACCINE IN MA Board of Health
Posted on: August 19, 2020

Important Update for the Flu Vaccine Requirement

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REMOVAL OF FLU VACCINE REQUIREMENT IN CHILDCARE / PRESCHOOL, PRIMARY, SECONDARY, AND POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION

Date of Record:  January 15, 2021

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) is removing the requirement for flu vaccin...

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SCHOOL IMMUNIZATIONS - Mass.gov Board of Health
Posted on: September 11, 2020

Flu Prevention: Protect Your Health This Season

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This Season a Flu Vaccine is More Important than Ever!

Getting a flu vaccine is more important than ever during 2021 to protect yourself, your family and your community from flu. A flu vaccine this season can also help reduce the burden on our healthcare s...

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Roll up your Sleeve for your Annual Flu Shot Board of Health
Posted on: January 19, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Information - Phase Two

COVID-19 VACCINATION INFORMATION FOR PHASE TWO

(Please scroll down to view the chart with the Red Arrow and Red Circle indicating eligibility in Phase Two)

Information current as of January 19, 2021 

IntroductionThe Town of Shrewsbury would like to ...

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COVID-19 VACCINE IN MA Board of Health
Posted on: January 13, 2021

Baker-Polito Press Release: January 13, 2021

For Immediate Release: January 13, 2021

PRESS RELEASE, please click HERE.

Today, January 13, 2021, the Baker-Polito Administration outlined plans to start vaccines for congregate care settings, the next priority group within Phase One of the Common...

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PRESS RELEASE 01-13-21 Board of Health
Posted on: December 31, 2020

Baker-Polito Administration launches new phase of #StateWithoutStigMA Campaign

For immediate release - December 31, 2020

The Baker-Polito Administration launches new phase of #StateWithoutStigMA Campaign

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) launched a new phase of the #StateWithoutStigMA public information campaign aim...

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Baker-Polito Press Release: 12-31-20 Board of Health
Posted on: January 1, 2021

Button Cell Batteries: The Collection Program Ended 12-31-20

The program for the collection of button cell batteries (found in watches, hearing aids, etc.) ended on 12-31-20. They are no longer manufactured with mercury and may be disposed of in the trash. We thank everyone who participated over the years.

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Posted on: November 24, 2020

Restricting the Sale of Tobacco Products Regulation: Effective January 4, 2021

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On November 20, 2020, the Shrewsbury Board of Health adopted a new regulation called Restricting the Sale of Tobacco Products”. This regulation will go into effect on January 4, 2021.

The regulation includes, but is not limited to, limiting where...

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Tobacco Regulations - Effective 01-04-21 Board of Health
Posted on: December 8, 2020

COVID-19: Statewide Rollback to Phase 3, Step 1 - Effective 12/13/20 at 12:01 A.M.

On December 8, 2020, Governor Baker and Lt. Governor Polito announced an update to the state’s reopening process as well as several updates to sector-specific guidance in order to combat the rising cases of COVID-19 across the Commonwealth. The measures o...

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MASK UP MA! Board of Health
Posted on: December 22, 2020

Announcement of Temporary Revisions to COVID-19 Measures

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 22, 2020

Today, the Baker-Polito Administration announced a temporary Executive Order and revised COVID-19 measures to reduce the spread of the virus in Massachusetts. 

The temporary Executive Order will outline the ...

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Governor Charlie Baker's Updates Board of Health
Posted on: December 11, 2020

Shrewsbury Elevated to Red (High-Risk) Community - Municipal Buildings Closed

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As of December 10, 2020, the Town of Shrewsbury has been designated as a Red (Higher-Risk) Community. 

Effective the week of Monday December 14, 2020, Town Hall will again close to the public as a result of the COVID-19 surge. In...

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Mass.gov COVID-19 Weekly Public Health Report Board of Health
Posted on: November 23, 2020

Board of Health: Racism is a Public Health Issue

The Board of Health acknowledges that racism is a public health issue of importance and recognizes discrimination, social and health inequities as a very visible and important public health issue. This was an agenda item at the 11-20-20 meeting.

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Posted on: November 9, 2020

Become a Medical Reserve Corp. (MRC) Volunteer!

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Worcester Regional Medical Reserve Corp. (WRMRC) is looking for volunteers!

Looking for volunteers to assist with flu clinics and the potential COVID-19 vaccine. Seeking volunteers who have excellent customer service and organizational skills and the desir...

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Click REGISTER NOW Board of Health
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Webpage for the Town of Shrewsbury

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As concerns rise over the Coronavirus (COVID-19), town officials are proactively monitoring the situation to provide Shrewsbury residents, town employees, businesses and the general public with updates on some of the measures that have been taken to date ...

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