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.
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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.
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.
The Worcester Division of Public Health's Central MA Regional Public Health Alliance Tobacco Control Program is offering a letter to parents on how to speak to their teens about Vaping and Youth Cessation Resources. Read on...