Health Department

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The Shrewsbury Health Department fields local public health-related inquiries and facilitates activities related to health and the environment. It is run by the Board of Health and primarily oversees the following areas: 

We do not accept - light bulbs, fluorescent tubes, batteries, or hazardous waste. To learn how to properly dipose of those or any other item, please click Trash & Recycling or call 508-841-8591 for more information. The Solid Waste program is managed by the Department of Public Works (DPW). 

Shrewsbury is a member of the Central MA Regional Public Health Alliance (CMRPHA), which provides the Health Department and Board of Health with public health recommendations and additional services, including community health, environmental health, emergency preparedness, nursing, and epidemiology.

  1. Shrewsbury Y.A.H.O.O. Information Sessions - January 16 and January 20, 2024

    Seeking high school students and adult chaperones (Young Adults Helping Out Others - Y.A.H.O.O.) to assist older adults in the community with spring and fall clean-up. The Shrewsbury Senior Center will hold two information sessions in January 2024. Shrewsbury Y.A.H.O.O. Flier
  2. Support a Holiday Dinner for Homeless/Shelter Families in Shrewsbury

    During this Season of Giving and Gratitude, the Town of Shrewsbury is seeking donations to help provide a warm, catered holiday dinner and celebration for the Homeless/Shelter families here in Shrewsbury. Keep Reading for More Information
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About the Health Department

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.