News Flash

Posted on: June 11, 2021

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

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2 additional positive case of COVID-19 have been reported in the Town of Shrewsbury since June 4, 2021 bringing the cumulative total to 2,970.

We are urging Shrewsbury residents to consider their own responsibility to help reduce the spread of COVID-19. We...

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Press Release of June 11, 2021 Board of Health
Posted on: June 3, 2021

Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic June 4, 2021 1-2PM

The Central MA Regional Public Health Alliance (CMRPHA) in conjunction with the Shrewsbury Senior Center will host a COVID-19 vaccination clinic.

DATE:  Friday, June 4, 2021

TIME:  1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

PLACE: Shrewsbury Senior Center, 98 ...

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Trust the Facts. Get the Vax! Board of Health
Posted on: April 8, 2021

Mosquito Bite Prevention - Fight the Bite

Practice the 5 D's!

DRESS, DEET, DAWN & DUSK, DRAIN

Mosquito-Borne Disease Fact Sheets:

For more information, please contact Central Mass. Mosquit...

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Fight the Bite! Board of Health
Posted on: May 31, 2021

Shrewsbury Farmers Market - June 16 thru September 29, 2021

About the Market

The Shrewsbury Farmers Market is open every Wednesday from June 16, 2021 to September 29, 2021 offering fresh fruits and vegetables including specialty Asian and micro green produce. Local, grass fed, free range and antibiotic free meats i...

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Shrewsbury Farmers Market Website Board of Health
Posted on: April 6, 2021

Tick Awareness

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Tick-borne disease prevention

Ticks are tiny bugs most likely found in shady, damp, brushy, wooded, or grassy areas (especially in tall grass), including your own backyard.

Different kinds of ticks feed on the blood of mammals (including people, dogs, cats,...

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CMRPHA Arbovirus Brochure Board of Health
Posted on: May 13, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination Guidance for Ages 12+

People age 12 and older who live, work, or study in Massachusetts can get vaccinated against COVID-19 and may pre-register to be vaccinated beginning today, May 13, 2021!
People ages 12-17 can only get the Pfizer vaccine. 
People age 18 and older c...
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MASS.GOV COVID-19 VACCINE FOR AGES 12+ Board of Health
Posted on: May 25, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 05-25-21

Governor Baker Files Legislation to Extend Certain COVID-19 Emergency Measures

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 25, 2021 

Today, May 25, 2021 Governor Charlie Baker will file legislation to extend certain emergency measures currently in place via executi...

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PRESS RELEASE 05-25-21 Board of Health
Posted on: May 13, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 05-12-21

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Employer Vaccination Program, Extension of Targeted free COVID-19 Testing Sites, Provides Weekly Dose Updates

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  May 12, 2021

The Baker-Polito Administration announced today the Commonwealt...

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PRESS RELEASE 05-12-21 Board of Health
Posted on: May 11, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 05-07-21 Phase 4 Details

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Reopening of Additional Phase 4 Industries to Go Into Effect May 10, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  May 7, 2021 

The Baker-Polito Administration announced that Massachusetts will move forward in the Comm...

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Baker-Polito Press Release: 05-07-21 Board of Health
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 05-05-21

The Baker-Polito Administrative Announces New Walk-up Options at MA Vaccination Sites, Provides Weekly Dose Update.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  May 5, 2021 

The Baker-Polito Administration today announced that beginning next week, most of the ...

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PRESS RELEASE 05-05-21 Board of Health
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 05-03-21

Baker-Polito Administration on Track to Hit Goal of 4.1 Million People Vaccinated, Announces Next Phase of Vaccination Efforts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  May 3, 2021 

Massachusetts set to vaccinate 4.1 million people by the beginning of June ...

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PRESS RELEASE 05-03-21 Board of Health
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 04-30-21

Baker-Polito Administration Announced $7.7 Million to Support and Expand Shared Local Public Health Services

Grant program funds 29 groups of cities and towns to improve local public health  

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 30, 2021...

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PRESS RELEASE 04-30-21 Board of Health
Posted on: April 27, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration - Press Release 04-27-21

Today, the Baker-Polito Administration announced that Massachusetts will reopen some outdoor Phase 4, Step 2 industries effective May 10, 2021 and put plans in place for further reopening on May 29, 2021 and August 1, 2021. The Administration continues to...

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PRESS RELEASE 04-27-21 Board of Health
Posted on: April 26, 2021

FDA and CDC Lift Recommended Pause on Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) COVID-19 Vaccine Use

 

April 23, 2021 - Urgent: CDC Press Release: FDA and CDC Lift Recommended Pause on Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) COVID-19 Vaccine Use Following Thorough Safety Review

FDA and CDC Lift Recommended Pause on Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) COVID-19...

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FDA-CDC Lift J&J COVID-19 Vaccine Use Board of Health
Posted on: April 21, 2021

Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)

Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)

Jennifer Maddox - Department of Housing and Community Development Undersecretary

The Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) recently launched the?Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP), a new fu...

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Division of Local Services Board of Health
Posted on: April 21, 2021

Veterans Affairs News Release -COVID-19 Vaccine- April 16, 2021

VA Central Western Massachusetts expands COVID-19 vaccinations to all Veterans, caregivers, and spouses under SAVE LIVES Act

For Immediate Release: April 16, 2021

VA Central Western Massachusetts Healthcare System expanded its COVID-19 vaccinations...

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VA Vaccination Update Expanded Eligibility Flier Board of Health
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 Board of Health
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 Board of Health
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 Board of Health
Posted on: May 21, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration COVID Pre-Registration and Homebound Program Updates

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Plans to Close Preregistration System; Expand Homebound Vaccination Program

BOSTON – The Baker-Polito Administration today announced plans to close the Commonwealth’s vaccine preregistration system by the end of May. T...

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Health Department
Posted on: May 21, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration COVID Pre-Registration and Homebound Program Updates

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Plans to Close Preregistration System; Expand Homebound Vaccination Program

BOSTON – The Baker-Polito Administration today announced plans to close the Commonwealth’s vaccine preregistration system by the end of May. T...

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Home
Posted on: May 21, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration COVID Pre-Registration and Homebound Program Updates

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Plans to Close Preregistration System; Expand Homebound Vaccination Program

BOSTON – The Baker-Polito Administration today announced plans to close the Commonwealth’s vaccine preregistration system by the end of May. T...

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Town Manager
Posted on: May 21, 2021

Baker-Polito Administration COVID Pre-Registration and Homebound Program Updates

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Plans to Close Preregistration System; Expand Homebound Vaccination Program

BOSTON – The Baker-Polito Administration today announced plans to close the Commonwealth’s vaccine preregistration system by the end of May. T...

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Board of Selectmen