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Posted on: December 13, 2019

Trauma Training Tuesday - December 17, 2019

Due to a generous grant, the series and lunch will be provided free of charge; however, participants will need to register for this event at:  worcacts@gmail.com to ensure there is enough food.

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Posted on: December 13, 2019

Longest Night Vigil - December 20, 2019

December 21, 2019 marks the first day of winter and the longest night of the year. The National Coalition for the Homeless and the National Health Care for the Homeless Council have designated December 21, 2019 as National Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day.

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

Celebrity Webinar Series - Months of December 2019 and January 2020 Remaining

Please click the Flier link below for details about these 4 separate webinars.

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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: 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

Please click the National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day flier link below.

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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 16, 2019

Important Changes to MassHealth Member Co-Pays

What is changing?  MassHealth has eliminated co-payments on products that help people quit smoking, including nicotine replacement therapies (NRT) like gum, patches, and lozenges. Effective immediately, this regulation extends to all Mas...

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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: August 15, 2019

Peer Recovery Support Group - Road to Recovery

Every Thursday from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. with Rebecca Zwicker, Recovery Coach at FRESH START 508, 16 Austin Street, Worcester. Please see flier for details and contact information.

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Posted on: June 26, 2019

Tips on how to maintain your septic system

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The Environmental Protection Agencies (EPA's) SepticSmart initiative helps to ensure this!

Please visit https://www.epa.gov/septicsmart for more information about septic systems, and visit https://shrewsburyma.gov/stormwater&...

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Board of Health
Posted on: August 15, 2019

Latina Support Group - Every Wednesday beginning August 7, 2019

The Worcester Family Resource Center invites ALL Hispanic Women to register for this ongoing group. Please see flier for details.

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