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Flu Season is Here!

Prevention and Protection is the key to staying healthy.

Posted On: Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Town Wide Flu Shot Clinic October 12th

Protect yourself and your family from Influenza. Flu Shot Clinic offered on October 12th from 11am-2pm and 5pm-7pm at the Fairbank Community Center 40 Fairbank road. Please bring your insurance card and wear short sleeves. Call 978-443-3055 … More

Posted On: Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Pertussis Disease Information

Pertussis also known as “Whooping Cough” is a vaccine preventable disease that spreads from person to person with close contact. Pertussis is often mild in older children and adults, but can cause serious problems in … More

Posted On: Friday, May 26, 2017

High Wind Warning, Extreme Cold and Accumulating Snow

The National Weather Service (NWS) is forecasting extreme cold across the region beginning Thursday night and lasting into Friday morning.  Dangerously cold wind chills of -10 degrees along the coast to -25 degrees across Northwest … More

Posted On: Thursday, December 15, 2016

Flu Shot Clinics in November at the Board of Health

Protect yourself against the Flu!!! Flu Shot Clinics at the Board of Health 275 Old Lancaster Road DPW Building on November 15th, 22nd, 29th from 12pm-3pm. Pre-registration required call 978-440-5479. Don’t forget to bring your insurance card … More

Posted On: Friday, November 4, 2016

CDC Zika Virus Update for Travel to Florida

CDC Updates Guidance for Pregnant Women and Women and Men of Reproductive Age for Zika Virus Infection Related to the Ongoing Investigation of Local Mosquito-borne Zika Virus Transmission in Miami-Dade County, Florida.

Posted On: Friday, October 21, 2016

The Tick Days of Summer

Tick borne diseases are the most reported infectious disease occurring in the Town of Sudbury. Please take a moment to review the data collected from the past year’s reporting system. Remember to take precautions to protect … More

Posted On: Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Public Health Week April 4th-9th Focus Opioid Crisis

During Public Health Week, the Sudbury Board of Health would like to raise awareness for this rapidly growing problem in our communities. Opioid-related deaths in Massachusetts have risen substantially over time, and they jumped nearly 50 percent … More

Posted On: Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Extreme Cold Expected Across the State This Weekend

The National Weather Service (NWS) is forecasting extreme cold across the region this weekend. An arctic air mass will bring potentially life threatening will chills and near record cold temperatures Saturday and Sunday.  The cold … More

Posted On: Friday, February 12, 2016

February is American Heart Month and Cancer Prevention Month

February recognizes two main health disparities, heart disease and cancer. Prevention and screening are important to stay healthy and identify risks. For American Heart Month, National Wear RED Day is February 5th to recognize heart … More

Posted On: Monday, February 1, 2016

Information & Services

CDC Health Advisory: Zika Virus Update and Travel Restriction

With the recent outbreak of Zika in Florida the Board of Health wants to call your attention to the guidelines established by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) for Zika. Attached is the CDC Guidance for … More

Posted On: Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Zika Mosquito Borne Illness

View the latest updated information from Massachusetts Department of Health on Zika

Updated On: Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Zika Virus- An Emerging Mosquito Borne Illness

Zika virus is caused by a virus transmitted by Aedes mosquitoes. Although the mosquito that can infect people with the Zika virus is not found in Massachusetts, precautions should be taken for those people traveling to affected … More

Posted On: Wednesday, March 30, 2016
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