News Flash

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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Health Department
Posted on: July 7, 2020

State public health officials announce season’s first EEE positive mosquito sample

Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) Handout Image. Protect yourself against this virus.

Date of Record: July 7, 2020: Baker-Polito Administration PRESS RELEASE. Governor Charlie Baker on TWITTER.

Date of Record: July 3, 2020 -  The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) today announced that Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) ...

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Baker-Polito Highlights EEE Preparedness Measures Health Department
Posted on: May 26, 2020

Re-opening MA: Phase III - Step I - Effective July 6, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Date of Record: July 2, 2020 

Phase III - "Vigilant" of the state’s plan will be deployed Monday, July 6, 2020 allowing additional businesses such as gyms, sporting events, casinos, museums, and movie thea...

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Press Release: Mass.gov Re-opening Massachusetts Health Department
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Weekly Report: 1 Additional Positive Case of COVID-19 in the Town of Shrewsbury

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1 additional positive case of COVID-19 has been reported in the Town of Shrewsbury bringing the total to 318. Positive COVID-19 case reports are updated weekly on Thursday. Click the link for the press release.

Press Release of July 2, 2020 Health Department
Posted on: June 30, 2020

COVID-19 Updated Guidance for those traveling to MA

All travelers arriving to Massachusetts – including Massachusetts residents returning home – are instructed to self-quarantine for 14 days, except that, beginning July 1, 2020, travelers from Rhode Island, Connecticut, Vermont, New Ham...

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Health Department
Posted on: June 30, 2020

COVID-19 Safety Tips during the 4th of July and the Summer months

The Massachusetts Health Officer’s Association (MHOA) has been working with the Academic Public Health Volunteer Corps (APHVC) who have produced infographics for local Boards of Health for both the 4th of July and the summer months. &am...

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MHOA Website Health Department
Posted on: June 29, 2020

Reminder for all MA Residents to Wear Masks in Public due to COVID-19

Face Mask Instructions

COVID-19 Order 31 - Effective May 6, 2020

Your cloth face covering should:

✔️ Reach above the nose, below the chin, and completely cover the mouth and nostrils

✔️ Fit snugly against the sides of the face

✔️ Be made of multiple layers of fabric that you can st...

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Considerations for Wearing Cloth Face Coverings Health Department
Posted on: February 11, 2020

Annual Shrewsbury Farmers Market - June 17 thru September 30, 2020

About the Market

The Shrewsbury Farmers Market is open every Wednesday from June 17 thru September 30, 2020 offering fresh fruits and vegetables including specialty Asian and micro green produce. Local, grass fed, free range and antibiotic free meats inclu...

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Farmers Market Flier 2020 Health Department
Posted on: June 16, 2020

Weekly Reporting of Positive COVID-19 Cases in the Town of Shrewsbury

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Please be advised that the Town of Shrewsbury will be transitioning to weekly reporting of new COVID-19 Positive Cases, as opposed to daily reporting. Updates of positive cases will be provided each Thursday afternoon.  The Worcester City Manager...

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Health Department
Posted on: May 26, 2020

Re-opening MA: Phase II - Step II - June 22, 2020

Date of Record: June 19, 2020 - Governor Charlie Baker’s Press Release

The following businesses/services will be eligible reopen in Step II in Phase II on June 22, 2020:

  • Indoor table service at restaurants - please visit RESTAU...
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Re-opening Massachusetts Health Department
Posted on: June 4, 2020

PARKS PHASE II - Updated June 9, 2020

PHASE II PARKS REOPENING

INFORMATION UPDATED ON JUNE 9, 2020

Please review the use of public facilities during the current state of emergency due to COVID-19.  The additional information link below is in regards to what is reopening under Phase II ...

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PHASE II PARKS Additional Info... Health Department
Posted on: May 26, 2020

COVID-19: Steps Businesses need to take before Re-opening

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) also launched www.mass.gov/reopening, which has detailed information about how reopening will proceed. 

There are several steps businesses will need to take to take before re-opening.&a...

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Health Department
Posted on: May 12, 2020

Mosquitoes - Protect yourself this Summer!

Central MA Mosquito Control’s 2020 Spray Schedule

If you would like to opt out of spraying, please complete the Pesticide Exclusion Request online  

Please click the Mosquito Prevention link below for more information.

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Mosquito Prevention Health Department
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Webpage for the Town of Shrewsbury

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As concerns rise over the Coronavirus (COVID-19), town officials are proactively monitoring the situation to provide Shrewsbury residents, town employees, businesses and the general public with updates on some of the measures that have been taken to date ...

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Health Department
Posted on: January 14, 2020

SepticSmart Week: September 14 thru September 18, 2020

Each year, EPA holds SepticSmart Week with outreach activities to encourage homeowners and communities to care for and maintain their septic systems.

During SepticSmart Week, EPA seeks to inform homeowners on proper septic system care and maintenance, assi...

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SepticSmart 2020 Announcement Health Department
Posted on: February 28, 2019

Polystyrene Reduction Ban Bylaw - Effective January 1, 2020

In summary, this bylaw is to promote safe, reusable, and sustainable alternatives. It will also enhance both public and environmental health and reduce waste management issues.

Please click the Polystyrene Reduction Ban Bylaw Letter & Flier li...

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Polystyrene Reduction Ban Letter & Flier Health Department