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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Mosquito Bite Prevention - Fight the Bite

Practice the 5 D's!

DRESS, DEET, DAWN & DUSK, DRAIN

Mosquito-Borne Disease Fact Sheets:

For more information, please contact Central Mass. Mosquit...

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Fight the Bite! Board of Health
Posted on: July 23, 2021

COVID-19 - Personal Message from Michael Hirsh, MD, Medical Director for CMRPHA

Dear Community Members, 

Our battle against COVID-19 is not over. We had seen very encouraging results of our aggressive vaccination program in Central MA that began in early January 2021 with case numbers really diminishing over the period of tim...

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Central MA Regional Public Health Alliance-CMRPHA Board of Health
Posted on: July 23, 2021

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

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Ten (10) Additional Positive Cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Town of Shrewsbury since July 16, 2021 bringing the cumulative total to 2,987.

??Vaccine Info: All residents can book an appointment at mass.gov/COVIDVaccine or dial Mass 2-1...

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Press Release of July 23, 2021 Board of Health
Posted on: July 12, 2021

Public Health Advisory Update: Dean Park Pond - Advisory LIFTED and Gauch Park Pond - CLOSED.

PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY UPDATE - As of July 22, 2021

DEAN PARK POND - PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY HAS BEEN LIFTED

GAUCH PARK POND - PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY IS STILL IN EFFECT

Date of Record:  July 22, 2021

Dean Park Pond - The Public Health Advisory has bee...

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Board of Health
Posted on: July 22, 2021

MassWildlife Advisory - Take Down Your Birdfeeders and Birdbaths to Protect Birds

WILDLIFE ADVISORY

An unknown pathogen is sickening and killing birds in states outside of New England. In a precautionary effort to stop the spread by reducing contact at communal areas, MassWildlife has issued an advisory that residents take down birdfeed...

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WILDLIFE ADVISORY Board of Health
Posted on: July 7, 2021

Food Truck Nights (Thursdays 4:00-8:00 pm)

Shrewsbury Food Truck Night

Shrewsbury Town Hall, 100 Maple Ave, Shrewsbury 

Each week will feature mobile food trucks selling food for purchase.

July 8- August 19, 2021

Thursdays 4:00-8:00 pm

July 8- Blue Umbrella (Italian Ice), Say Cheese, and Potat...

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Food truck nights flyer summer 2021 Board of Health
Posted on: May 31, 2021

Shrewsbury Farmers Market - June 16 thru September 29, 2021

About the Market

The Shrewsbury Farmers Market is open every Wednesday from June 16, 2021 to September 29, 2021 offering fresh fruits and vegetables including specialty Asian and micro green produce. Local, grass fed, free range and antibiotic free meats i...

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Shrewsbury Farmers Market Website Board of Health
Posted on: June 30, 2021

Splash into Summer with Safety in Mind!

Splash into Summer with Safety in Mind!

School vacation is upon us! The heat can make summer a fun but potentially dangerous time. The Central MA Regional Public Health Alliance (CMRPHA) is urging parents and caretakers to remember safety tips as ...

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SPLASH INTO SUMMER BROCHURE 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: May 13, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination Guidance for Ages 12+

People age 12 and older who live, work, or study in Massachusetts can get vaccinated against COVID-19 and may pre-register to be vaccinated beginning today, May 13, 2021!
People ages 12-17 can only get the Pfizer vaccine. 
People age 18 and older c...
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MASS.GOV COVID-19 VACCINE FOR AGES 12+ 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
Posted on: May 21, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration COVID Pre-Registration and Homebound Program Updates

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Plans to Close Preregistration System; Expand Homebound Vaccination Program

BOSTON – The Baker-Polito Administration today announced plans to close the Commonwealth’s vaccine preregistration system by the end of May. T...

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Town Manager
Posted on: May 21, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration COVID Pre-Registration and Homebound Program Updates

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Plans to Close Preregistration System; Expand Homebound Vaccination Program

BOSTON – The Baker-Polito Administration today announced plans to close the Commonwealth’s vaccine preregistration system by the end of May. T...

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Board of Selectmen