Health Department

The Central MA Regional Public Health Alliance (CMRPHA) is a coalition of 7 municipalities (Grafton, Holden, Leicester, Millbury, Shrewsbury, West Boylston, and the City of Worcester) working cooperatively to create and sustain a viable, cost-effective, and labor-efficient regional public health district.

Central MA Regional Public Health Alliance logo

Central MA Regional Public Health Alliance (CMRPHA) Logo representing shared public health services
The regional health district provides a comprehensive array of services to partner municipalities through a single organization managed by the Worcester's Division of Public Health. The inspiration to develop a regional alliance arose from the considerable disparity in size, available resources, and kinds and types of resources offered by each municipality.
Health Department Staff

Kerry Stockwell, Administrative AssistantKerry Stockwell, Administrative Assistant

COVID-19

Website:  Center for Disease Control (CDC)

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Webpage for the Town of Shrewsbury

As concerns rise over the Coronavirus (COVID-19), town officials are proactively monitoring the situation to provide Shrewsbury residents, town employees, businesses and the general public with updates on some of the measures that have been taken to date in regards to COVID-19.

Information about the Coronavirus is evolving, and the situation remains dynamic. The Town of Shrewsbury continues to be in contact with state officials, emergency management teams and board of health representatives to discuss plans daily.

A dedicated web-page has been developed at https://shrewsburyma.gov/coronavirus . Updates will be added as they arise. 

Residents are encouraged to sign up for alerts related to COVID-19 by subscribing at https://shrewsburyma.gov/list.aspx

  1. One additional positive case of COVID-19 reported in the Town of Shrewsbury

    One additional positive case of COVID-19 reported in the Town of Shrewsbury bringing the total to 6. Read on...
  2. Two additional positive cases of COVID-19 in the Town of Shrewsbury

    Two additional positive cases of COVID-19 in the Town of Shrewsbury bringing the total to 5. Read on...
  3. A Closer Look at COVID-19, Allergies, and the Flu

    Spring has officially arrived and for many comes allergy season! Read on...
  4. CVS Health opens first COVID-19 testing site in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts

  5. Town & School Playgrounds Closed - Date of record March 16, 2020

    Playgrounds closed at all parks and schools out of concerns for Coronavirus until further notice. Read on...
  6. Coronavirus (COVID-19) Webpage for the Town of Shrewsbury

  7. Food Establishment Coronavirus Guidance

    The Worcester Department of Public Health (WDPH) in conjunction with the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) are offering Coronavirus guidance as it relates to Food Establishments. Read on...
  8. Community Walk for Mental Health - Date TBD

    Shrewsbury Youth & Family Services, Inc. is sponsoring this event (Date to be determined) at the Oak Middle School, 45 Oak Street, Shrewsbury. Registration is at 10:30 a.m. and the Walk begins at Noon. Read on...
  9. Tick Awareness

    The Central MA Regional Public Health Alliance (CMRPHA) & the MA Department of Public Health (MDPH) is offering Tick Awareness for both the cold & the warm weather. Learn how to protect yourself and your family from tick bites. Prevention begins with you! Read on...
  10. Every Day is Earth Day in Shrewsbury - RAIN or SHINE - May 30, 2020

    WE CAN and Al-Hamra Academy will be sponsoring this event on the grounds of Al-Hamra Academy, 435 South Street, Shrewsbury on May 30, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Read on...
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THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT WILL ACCEPT THE FOLLOWING:

  • Button batteries* (please place them in a small container or in a baggie)
    *Button-cell batteries are no longer manufactured with Mercury.

    The Health Department will continue to collect button-cell batteries until December 31, 2020.

  • Mercury thermometers and Mercury thermostats

  • Sharps** (diabetic needles, epiPens, lancets - Shrewsbury residents only)
    ** must be in a tightly sealed puncture-proof container.

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