The Central Mass Regional Public Health Alliance 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.
The regional health district provides a comprehensive array of services to partner municipalities through a single organization managed by 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 Massachusetts Department of Public Health has informed town officials
that West Nile Virus has been detected in mosquitoes collected in Shrewsbury and that the risk level remains at moderate. No humans have tested positive for the virus. Read on...