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Posted on: September 17, 2021

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

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Sixty-three (63) Additional Positive Cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Town of Shrewsbury since September 10, 2021 bringing the cumulative total to 3,286.

On Friday, August 20, 2021 the Shrewsbury Board of Health voted to highly recommend that ma...

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Press Release of September 17, 2021 Board of Health
Posted on: September 16, 2021

SepticSmart Week: September 20-24, 2021

SepticSmart Week: September 20-24, 2021

Resources for Homeowners with Septic Systems

Encouraging homeowners, wastewater professionals, and state, tribal, and local officials to design and maintain effective systems to protect public health, preserve valuabl...

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Environmental Protection Agency Board of Health
Posted on: September 15, 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: August 23, 2021

COVID-19 - Addressing 3rd Dose of Vaccine for Immunocompromised Individuals

Date of Record: 08-23-21Please see the memo issued to health care and vaccination providers from Dr. Larry Madoff, Medical Director of the Bureau of Infectious Disease and Laboratory Sciences at the MA Dept. of Public Health (MDPH).

This&...

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MDPH Memo - 3rd Dose for the Immunocompromised 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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Town Manager
Posted on: August 4, 2021

COVID-19: Updated Recommendations from CDC and MDPH for Masks and Vaccinations

Date of Record: August 4, 2021

Worcester County is now orange (substantial transmission) which calls for indoor masking. 

Center for Disease Control (CDC) recommendations on masking:

  • If you are not fully vaccinated and aged two (2) or older, you shou...
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Center for Disease Control (CDC) Board of Health
Posted on: July 30, 2021

COVID-19: Mask Advisory for Vaccinated and Unvaccinated Residents

Effective July 30, 2021 - The MA Department of Public Health (MDPH) has issued a new mask advisory in light of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention’s updated guidance. 

Fully vaccinated individu...

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ADVISORY REGARDING FACE COVERINGS AND CLOTH MASKS Board of Health
Posted on: August 20, 2021

Board of Health Statement

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Date of Record:  08-20-21

The Board of Health is strongly encouraging everyone to wear a mask when indoors at all public spaces in the Town of Shrewsbury. This was an agenda item at the 08-20-21 m...

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Statement from the Shrewsbury Board of Health 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: July 23, 2021

COVID-19 - Personal Message from Michael Hirsh, MD, Medical Director for CMRPHA

Dear Community Members, 

Our battle against COVID-19 is not over. We had seen very encouraging results of our aggressive vaccination program in Central MA that began in early January 2021 with case numbers really diminishing over the period of tim...

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Central MA Regional Public Health Alliance-CMRPHA 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: 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: 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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Board of Selectmen
Posted on: August 31, 2021

Spirit of Shrewsbury - September 25, 2021

Please join the Spirit of Shrewsbury for their 25th Annual Expo and Craft Fair. September 25, 2021 from 10AM to 4PM at the Oak Middle School, 45 Oak Street.

Spirit of Shrewsbury Flier Health Department
Posted on: September 9, 2021

COVID-19: Mobile Equity Vaccination Clinics - September Update

With an increase in new positive COVID-19 cases in Worcester and the Alliance Communities including Shrewsbury, now is a great time to get vaccinated if you haven't already. The City of Worcester’s Department of Health & Human Services is offering sev...

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Mobile Equity Vaccination Clinics Health Department