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Posted on: January 18, 2022

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 01-18-22

For immediate release: Tuesday, January 18, 2022Conntact:Department of Elementary and Secondary Education:Jacqueline Reis, jacqueline.reis@mass.gov Executive Office of Education:Colleen Quinn, colleen.quinn@mass.gov

Baker-Polito Administr...

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Baker-Polito Press Office - Website Board of Health
Posted on: January 4, 2022

MDPH launches new quit smoking public awareness campaign

Date of Record: December 29, 2021

The Department of Public Health (DPH) today announced the launch of Take the First Step, a campaign to help adults quit smoking, vaping, or using other tobacco or nicotine products. The campaign encourages residents consid...

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MA Department of Public Health Website Board of Health
Posted on: January 10, 2022

FREE COVID-19 Vaccination or Booster Clinics

Looking for a COVID-19 Vaccination or Booster Shot?

FREE COVID-19 Vaccine / Booster Clinics in the City of Worcester:

Mondays:  YMCA, 766 Main Street - 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Wednesdays:  Worcester Public Library, 3 Salem Street - 11:00 a....

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City of Worcester COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics Board of Health
Posted on: January 14, 2022

Effective January 10, 2022 Town Hall Open by Appointment Only

Due to the unprecedented amount of COVID-19 cases in the region and in order to ensure continuity of operations and meet service level expectations, effective Monday January 10, 2022 through at least January 28, 2022, the Town Hall will be open to the pub...

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Board of Health
Posted on: January 13, 2022

COVID-19 Positive Via At-Home Test Guidance for the General Public

Guidance for the General Public: Covid-19 Positive Via At-Home Test. Read on for details.

COVID-19 Positive Via At-Home Test Guidance for GP Board of Health
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 01-11-22

Baker-Polito Administration Secures Contract for 26 Million Rapid Antigen Tests

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  January 11, 2022

CONTACT: Terry MacCormack - terry.maccormack@mass.gov

Today, the Baker-Polito Administration announced an order was placed with ...

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Baker-Polito Press Release: 01-11-21 Board of Health
Posted on: January 14, 2022

Cold Weather Safety Tips

The Central MA Regional Public Health Alliance (CMRPHA) is offering some cold weather reminders. 

Extreme Cold Safety Tips:

  • Stay indoors as much as possible, especially during extreme cold and high winds.
  • Check on elderly friends and neighbors often...
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Cold Weather Safety Tip Brochure Board of Health
Posted on: January 10, 2022

FREE COVID-19 Testing: UMass Memorial Health

Mercantile Center, 201 Commercial Street, Worcester, MA 01608

UMASS Memorial Health FREE COVID-19 Testing Schedule - January 2022

NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY

Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 9:00 a.m. to Noon

Thursday, January 20, 2022 - 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Mond...

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UMass Health COVID-19 Information Board of Health
Posted on: January 13, 2022

COVID-19: Stop the Spread Program - has been extended to March 31, 2022

In July of 2020, the Baker-Polito Administration had launched the Stop the Spread initiative, which provides free testing to residents in targeted communities throughout the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

This Program has now been extended through...

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STOP THE SPREAD Board of Health
Posted on: January 6, 2022

COVID-19: Expanded Booster Shot Eligibility for 12 to 17 Year Olds

CDC Expands Booster Shot Eligibility and Strengthens Recommendations for 12-17 Year Olds

For Immediate Release: January 5, 2022

The Center for Disease Control (CDC)?is endorsing the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ (ACIP) recommendation to expa...

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Board of Health
Posted on: December 29, 2021

COVID-19: Reminder on How to Protect Yourself and Others from Getting Sick

It's Never too Late to get Vaccinated and a Booster Shot - VAXFINDER WEBSITE

Authorized COVID-19 vaccines (Moderna, Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson) can help protect you from COVID-19.

Wear a mask*

The Town of Shrewsbury currently has a Face ...

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CDC - Preventative Measures from Getting Sick Board of Health
Posted on: December 29, 2021

Updated COVID-19 Guidance from MA Department of Public Health (MDPH)

The MA Department of Public Health (MDPH) is adopting updated guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regarding isolation and quarantine periods for the general population, effective immediately. 

For the general public,...

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Center for Disease Control (CDC) Board of Health
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 01-10-22

Baker-Polito Administration Launches Tool for Residents to Access COVID-19 Digital Vaccine Card 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 10, 2022

CONTACT: Terry MacCormack - terry.maccormack@mass.gov

“My Vax Records” Provides New Option to Access Va...

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PRESS RELEASE 01-10-22 Board of Health
Posted on: December 16, 2021

It's Still Flu Season

What is the flu?The flu is an illness caused by flu viruses. The flu may make people cough and have a sore throat and fever. They may also have a runny or stuffy nose, feel tired, have body aches, or show other signs they are not well. The flu happens eve...

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Center for Disease Control - INFLUENZA FACT SHEET Board of Health
Posted on: December 7, 2021

Sodium Fluoride for Water Treatment for the Town of Shrewsbury

BOARD OF HEALTH100 MAPLE AVENUESHREWSBURY, MA 01545508-841-8384

Dear Shrewsbury Residents:

Despite the Town's best efforts to avoid the global supply chain issues affecting the availability of sodium fluoride, the Town of Shrewsbury inventory has now been d...

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Sodium Fluoride Correspondence from the BOH Board of Health
Posted on: December 7, 2021

COVID-19: How to request a copy of your COVID-19 vaccination record

COVID-19 vaccine bottle

COVID-19: How to request a copy of your COVID-19 vaccination record

COVID-19: Misplaced your COVID-19 vaccination record? 

Please visit the MA Department of Public Health (MDPH) website to view instructions. 

Specific tele...

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Copy of your COVID-19 vaccination record Board of Health
Posted on: November 26, 2021

COVID-19: Information for Individuals who Require In-Home Vaccinations

COVID-19 VACCINE INFORMATION FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO REQUIRE IN-HOME VACCINATIONS BECAUSE THEY ARE UNABLE TO GET TO A VACCINE LOCATION

 

ELIGIBILITY

In-home vaccinations are available for anyone who is unable to get to a vaccine location, including chil...

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COVID-19 In-Home Vaccination Program Board of Health
Posted on: January 14, 2022

COVID-19 Related BOH Executive Orders Effective October 12, 2021

   

TOWN OF SHREWSBURY

EXECUTIVE ORDERS - EFFECTIVE TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2021

Date of Record: October 5, 2021

On October 5, 2021, the Shrewsbury Board of Health voted to approve the following Orders:

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COVID-19 Vaccine update and Mask Research 10-05-21 Health Department
Posted on: January 14, 2022

629 Additional Positive Cases of COVID-19 in the Town of Shrewsbury since January 7, 2022

covid-19 Coronavirus

Six hundred and twenty nine (629) Additional Positive Cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Town of Shrewsbury since January 7, 2022, bringing the cumulative total to 6,084.

Effective October 12, 2021 the Shrewsbury Board of Health voted to require f...

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Press Release of January 14, 2022 Board of Selectmen