Health Department

The Central MA Regional Public Health Alliance (CMRPHA) is a coalition of municipalities (Grafton, 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.
Health Department Staff

Micah Blondeau
Regional Environmental
Health Specialist

508-841-8384 - Health Department
508-841-8347 - Direct Line
BlondeauM@worcesterma.gov
Kerry Stockwell
Principal Department
 Assistant

508-841-8384 - Health Department
508-841-8345 - Direct Line
kstockwell@shrewsburyma.gov
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COVID-19 RESOURCES

Date of Record:10-05-21:

On October 5, 2021, the Shrewsbury Board of Health voted to adopt 3 Executive Orders that will go into effective on Tuesday, October 12, 2021 until further notice:

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Date of Record 09-15-21: NEW! How to request a copy of your COVID-19 vaccination record (please click HERE to learn how!)
The MA Department of Public Health (MDPH) has updated their website to now include instructions on how to request a copy of your COVID-19 vaccination record. Specific telephone numbers are included in that link and is dependent upon where you were vaccinated.

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For more information and updates on COVID-19 in Massachusetts:

General Resources

  • Massachusetts | To find health and human services available in your community, call Mass 211, call 2-1-1, or use live chat.
  • Massachusetts | Visit Mass.gov COVID-19 Updates and Information to connect with resources related to:
    • Unemployment insurance
    • Food and economic assistance
    • Business loans and support
    • Childcare providers
    • Renters and homeowners
    • Mental health and well-being
    • Rights related to COVID-19
    • Resources for abuse and neglect
    • Substance use help and prevention
    • Homeless support

COVID-19 Test Locations

Applying for Health Insurance

Reporting Unsafe Work Conditions

  • If you would like to report an unsafe working condition related to COVID-19, such as a lack of social distancing, personal protective equipment (PPE), hygiene protocols or cleaning and disinfection, please file a COVID-19-Related Workplace Health and Safety complaint with the the Department of Labor Standards. Your employer cannot retaliate against you for making a complaint about an unsafe working condition: https://covid-19c.dls.eol.mass.gov/covid19/Complaints/create

Mental Health

  • If you feel sad, lonely, hopeless, or suicidal: 

Mental Health & Substance Use

  • Massachusetts | If you or a family member are experiencing a mental health or substance use disorder crisis, call Emergency Services Program/Mobile Crisis Intervention at 1 (877) 382-1609. or visit https://www.mass.gov/emergencycrisis-services.
  • National | If you or someone you know is in need of mental health and/or substance use services, search for treatment facilities using the Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator: https://findtreatment.samhsa.gov/ or call the National Helpline at 1 (800) 662-4357.

Substance Use and Tobacco Use

Sexual and/or Domestic Violence

  • Massachusetts | If you or someone you know needs information, support or assistance because of unwanted sexual experiences or because of violence or abuse in a romantic or sexual relationship: Call SafeLink at (877) 785-2020 or access SafeLink live chat. For deaf and hard-of-hearing call (877) 785-2020, or by TTY at (877) 521-2601.
  • National | Call Domestic Violence 24/7 Hotline at 800-799-7233 or visit https://www.thehotline.org/help for the online chat option.
  • National | Call Sexual Assault 24/7 Crisis Hotline at (800) 656-4673 or visit www.rainn.org for the online chat option.
  • Massachusetts | If you are concerned about how you are treating people in your life, including the person you are dating/seeing, we invite you to reach out to talk to someone about how to navigate your current and past relationships. Call 2-1-1 or visit: https://mass211.org/resources/resources-for-being-a-safe-dating-relationship-partner/ for resources in your area.
  • National | For confidential support, guidance, or more information about addressing sexually worrisome behavior in yourself or someone you care about, contact Stop It NOW Helpline through chat, email or a phone at 1-888-773-8368 or http://www.stopitnow.org/help-guidance.

Racism/Discrimination

  • Massachusetts | To file a complaint about discrimination occurring in the workplace, housing, public places, access to education, lending, or credit, call the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination at (617) 994-6000; TTY (617) 994-6196; (617) 994-6071 (Español, 中文, Kreyòl Ayisyen, русский, Português, etc.) or visit https://www.mass.gov/orgs/massachusetts-commission-against-discrimination.

Parenting/Parental Stress

  • Massachusetts | To talk to someone about parental stress or connect with local parenting resources in your area, call the 24/7 Parental Stress Line: 1 (800) 632-8188. 

Older Adult Services

Reporting Abuse

  • Massachusetts | To report child abuse or neglect: contact the MA Department of Children and Families (DCF) Office; for instructions on reporting, visit: https://www.mass.gov/how-to/report-child-abuse-or-neglect.
  • Massachusetts | To report abuse of a person age 60 or older who lives in the community: Call the MA Executive Office of Elder Affairs at (800) 922-2275 or visit https://www.mass.gov/how-to/report-elder-abuse.
  • Massachusetts | To report abuse of a person with a disability who is aged 18 to 59: call the MA Disabled Persons Protection Commission at (800) 426-9009, TTY: (888) 822-0350.
  • Massachusetts | To report abuse of a person by nursing home or hospital: call the MA Department of Public Health at (800) 462-5540.

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