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Posted on: November 27, 2020

19 Additional Positive Cases of COVID-19 in the Town of Shrewsbury

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19 additional positive cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Town of Shrewsbury since November 25, 2020 bringing the total to 748. Positive COVID-19 case reports will be updated each weekday. Weekend updates will be included in the Monday report. We...

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Press Release of November 27, 2020 Health Department
Posted on: November 25, 2020

COVID-19 Update for the Town of Shrewsbury

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COVID-19 Update for the Town of Shrewsbury

COVID-19 Update Health Department
Posted on: November 24, 2020

Restricting the Sale of Tobacco Products Regulation: Effective January 4, 2021

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On November 20, 2020, the Shrewsbury Board of Health adopted a new regulation called Restricting the Sale of Tobacco Products”. This regulation will go into effect on January 4, 2021.

The regulation includes, but is not limited to, limiting where...

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Tobacco Regulations - Effective 01-04-21 Health Department
Posted on: November 23, 2020

Board of Health: Racism is a Public Health Issue

The Board of Health acknowledges that racism is a public health issue of importance and recognizes discrimination, social and health inequities as a very visible and important public health issue. This was an agenda item at the 11-20-20 meeting.

Board of Health Statement Health Department
Posted on: November 19, 2020

COVID Alert: Phone Alert, Test Results Flyers and Thanksgiving

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Date of Record: November 19, 2020

Everbridge Alert Today (November 19, 2020)Test Results FlyersandThanksgiving During COVID-19

Message from the MA Department of Public Health (MDPH) Commissioner Bharel via Everbridge

A message from the MA Department of Publi...

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MA RESIDENTS SIGN UP FOR ALERTS THROUGH EVERBRIDGE Health Department
Posted on: November 18, 2020

Updated COVID-19 Quarantine Guidance - Effective November 18, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 18, 2020

The following was announced during the Governor’s press conference this morning. 

DPH has issued updated quarantine guidance that takes effect today, November 18, 2020:

 

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Quarantine Guidance 11-18-20 Health Department
Posted on: November 9, 2020

Become a Medical Reserve Corp. (MRC) Volunteer!

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Worcester Regional Medical Reserve Corp. (WRMRC) is looking for volunteers!

Looking for volunteers to assist with flu clinics and the potential COVID-19 vaccine. Seeking volunteers who have excellent customer service and organizational skills and the desir...

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Click REGISTER NOW Health Department
Posted on: November 2, 2020

COVID-19: Baker-Polito Administration Announces Targeted Measures To Curb Rising COVID-19 Cases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  November 2, 2020 

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Targeted Measures To Curb Rising COVID-19 Cases, Hospitalizations

Early Business Closures, Revised Gatherings, Mask Orders Announced to Disrupt Growth of COVID...

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PRESS RELEASE 11-02-20 Health Department
Posted on: August 19, 2020

New Influenza Vaccine Requirement for Children and Students

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Date of Record: August 19, 2020:  New Influenza Vaccine Requirement - PRESS RELEASE from MDPH

The MA Department of Public Health (MDPH) has added a new influenza vaccine requirement for all children 6 months of age and older atte...

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Press Release 08-19-20 Health Department
Posted on: September 11, 2020

Flu Prevention: Protect Your Health This Season

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This Season a Flu Vaccine is More Important than Ever!

Getting a flu vaccine is more important than ever during 2020-2021 to protect yourself, your family and your community from flu. A flu vaccine this season can also help reduce the burden on our healthc...

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Roll up your Sleeve for your Annual Flu Shot Health Department
Posted on: September 25, 2020

Do you use menthol tobacco products and would like to quit?

DO YOU SMOKE MENTHOL TOBACCO PRODUCTS AND WANT TO QUIT?

Smoking and vaping may put people at higher risk of complications from COVID-19, especially because those products can weaken the immune system and damage the lungs. This is an espec...

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Make Smoking History Health Department
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Reopening Guidelines for Town Offices

Reopening Guidelines

Issued July 2, 2020

Town Hall

(including School Department & SELCO)

Town Hall will be opening to the public on Tuesday July 7, 2020 for appointment only for essential services when other methods are not suitable. Appointments can be ma...
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