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Posted on: April 22, 2021

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

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6 additional positive cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Town of Shrewsbury since April 21, 2021 bringing the cumulative total to 2,900.

We are urging Shrewsbury residents to consider their own responsibility to help reduce the spread of COVID-19....

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

Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)

Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)

Jennifer Maddox - Department of Housing and Community Development Undersecretary

The Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) recently launched theEmergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP), a new fu...

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Division of Local Services Board of Health
Posted on: April 21, 2021

Veterans Affairs News Release -COVID-19 Vaccine- April 16, 2021

VA Central Western Massachusetts expands COVID-19 vaccinations to all Veterans, caregivers, and spouses under SAVE LIVES Act

For Immediate Release: April 16, 2021

VA Central Western Massachusetts Healthcare System expanded its COVID-19 vaccinations...

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VA Vaccination Update Expanded Eligibility Flier Board of Health
Posted on: March 15, 2021

Medication Take Back Event - April 24, 2021

The Shrewsbury Police Department in conjunction with the Central MA Regional Public Health Alliance (CMRPHA)will be hosting  a Medication Take Back Event

DATE:                ...

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Medication Take Back Flier Board of Health
Posted on: April 21, 2021

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

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7 additional positive cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Town of Shrewsbury since April 20, 2021 bringing the cumulative total to 2,894.

We are urging Shrewsbury residents to consider their own responsibility to help reduce the spread of COVID-19....

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Press Release of April 21, 2021 Board of Health
Posted on: April 14, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 04-14-21

The Baker-Polito Administration announced Targeted Equity Partnership with Boston Red Sox/Community Partners, Allocation Update and Additional Sites on Pre-registration System.

PRESS RELEASE: April 14, 2021

Today, April 14, 2021, the Baker-Polito Administra...

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PRESS RELEASE 04-14-21 Board of Health
Posted on: April 20, 2021

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

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15 additional positive cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Town of Shrewsbury since April 16, 2021 bringing the cumulative total to 2,887.

We are urging Shrewsbury residents to consider their own responsibility to help reduce the spread of COVID-19...

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Press Release of April 20, 2021 Board of Health
Posted on: April 13, 2021

Public Health Alert: Pause in Use of Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine

For Immediate Release: April 13, 2021

Today, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a statement regarding the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine recommending a pause in its use out of an abunda...

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JOINT STATEMENT: FDA and CDC Board of Health
Posted on: April 6, 2021

Tick Awareness

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Tick-borne disease prevention

Ticks are tiny bugs most likely found in shady, damp, brushy, wooded, or grassy areas (especially in tall grass), including your own backyard.

Different kinds of ticks feed on the blood of mammals (including people, dogs, cats,...

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CMRPHA Arbovirus Brochure Board of Health
Posted on: March 22, 2021

Homebound COVID-19 Vaccination Program & Public Phone Number

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Homebound COVID-19 Vaccination Program & Public Phone Number

Homebound individuals who cannot leave their home to get a COVID-19 vaccine are able to receive an in-home vaccination through one of two options, depending on where they live:

1. 161...

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Municipality List for In-home Vaccine Program Board of Health
Posted on: April 1, 2021

Town Clean Up Day April 24, 2021

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Take place in the Great Massachusetts Clean Up Event! 

Gather your group, club, neighbors or family and help spruce up and beautify the Town. You’ll pick a location from our sign up link and then collect trash and debris and place is in a designat...

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Town Clean Up Day April 24, 2021 Flyer Board of Health
Posted on: April 8, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 04-07-21

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Expansion of Preregistration System

PRESS RELEASE: April 7, 2021

The Baker-Polito Administration announced today the expansion of the preregistration to include some regional collaboratives and improved features to allo...

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PRESS RELEASE 04-07-21 Board of Health
Posted on: April 5, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 04-02-21

The Baker-Polito Administration Announces Federal Funding Through Eviction Diversion Initiative

PRESS RELEASE: April 2, 2021

On April 2, 2021, the Baker-Polito Administration announced that more than $400 million in new federal funding from the Consolidated...

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PRESS RELEASE 04-02-21 Board of Health
Posted on: April 1, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 04-01-21

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

April 1, 2021

 

CONTACT

Kate Reilly, COVID-19 Response Command Center | Katelyn.reilly@mass.gov

 

 

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Mobile Vaccination & Additional Support for Disproportionatel...

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PRESS RELEASE 04-01-21 Board of Health
Posted on: March 29, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 03-29-21

The Baker-Polito Administration's First in the Nation COVID-19 Pooled Testing Initiative Finds 0.7% Positivity Rate in Schools Throughout the CommonwealthCommonwealth extends investment in COVID-19 surveillance through the school year and invests in early...

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PRESS RELEASE 03-29-21 Board of Health
Posted on: March 25, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 03-25-21

The Baker-Polito Administration Provided Weekly Dose Updates, $100 Million for Disproportionately Impacted Communities, Announced Homebound Vaccination Program 

PRESS RELEASE: March 25, 2021

The Baker-Polito Administration announced the weekly dist...

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PRESS RELEASE 03-25-21 Board of Health
Posted on: March 18, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 03-18-21

The Baker-Polito Administration Announced Transition to Phase IV of Reopening Plan.Massachusetts will advance to Step 1 of Phase IV on March 22, 2021; Replacing Travel Order with Travel Advisory.

PRESS RELEASE: March 18, 2021

The Baker-Polito Administration...

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PRESS RELEASE 03-18-21 Board of Health
Posted on: March 10, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 03-10-21

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Preregistration System for Mass Vaccination Locations to Launch Friday, Updates on Dose Distribution in the Commonwealth & Designated Vaccine Clinic Days for K-12 Educators, Staff & Child Care Workers ...

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PRESS RELEASE 03-10-21 Board of Health
Posted on: March 3, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 03-03-21

Baker-Polito Administration Announces K-12 Educators, Child Care Workers and K-12 School Staff Eligible for Vaccine Appointments Starting March 11, 2021 and Vaccine Appointment Availability for Next Week

PRESS RELEASE:  03-03-21

Today, the Baker-Po...

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Baker-Polito Press Release: 03-03-21 Board of Health
Posted on: February 25, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 02-25-21

PRESS RELEASE: February 25, 2021

Governor Baker, Lt. Governor Polito, and Secretary Kennealy made several announcements pertaining to the state’s reopening process and sector specific guidance. These include: 

  1. Phase 3, Step 2: Effective Ma...
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PRESS RELEASE 02-25-21 Board of Health
Posted on: February 10, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration: Announcements on COVID-19 Vaccine Capacity and New Vaccination Sites

Vaccine Capacity Update / New Sites Announcement

Press Release: 02-10-21

Appointments continue to be added at vaccination sites statewide. On February 11, 2021 at 8:30 A.M., 53,000 new appointments at mass vaccination sites will be posted online at the foll...

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PRESS RELEASE 02-10-21 Board of Health
Posted on: February 4, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration: Changes to Sector-specific Occupancy Restrictions

Press Release: February 4, 2021

IMPORTANT - Changes to sector-specific capacity:  Effective February 8, 2021 at 5:00 A.M.

1.  Lifting 25% Capacity Restriction 

All businesses in the list below, currently limited to 25% capacity, wi...

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Baker-Polito Press Release: 02-04-21 Board of Health
Posted on: January 25, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration: COVID-19 Vaccine Update - Phase 2 - February 1, 2021

Date of Record: January 25, 2021

The Baker-Polito Administration announced an expansion of COVID-19 vaccination sites in all parts of the Commonwealth, including new mass vaccination sites, pharmacy locations and local sites.

The Administration also announc...

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Baker-Polito Press Release: 01-25-21 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: 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: 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.

Board of Health Statement Board of Health
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