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Posted on: January 28, 2020

Public Health Alert: Coronavirus

The Worcester Department of Public Health (WDPH) will be participating in conference calls with the CDC and the MDPH for continued updates and will share that information with residents accordingly.

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Important information from the CDC and MDPH Board of Health
Posted on: August 19, 2019

Celebrity Webinar Series - January 2020

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

Flier Board of Health
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.

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Polystyrene Reduction Ban Letter & Flier Board of Health
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 Board of Health
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 Board of Health
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

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National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Flier Board of Health
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 Board of Health
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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Board of Health
Posted on: October 17, 2019

Shrewsbury PFAS in Drinking Water Supply Notification

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Important information regarding PFAS and the Town of Shrewsbury’s water supply 

Dear Water System Customer: 

In an effort to be proactive in managing and protecting the Town’s public water supply, the Water and Sewer Division recently cond...

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Board of Health
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 Board of Health