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

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

Pertussis (Whooping Cough) Advisory

There are 2 confirmed cases of Pertussis at Lincoln Sudbury High School. Pertussis (also called whooping cough) is a disease caused by bacteria that spreads from person to person with close contact (the germ is … More

Posted On: Friday, December 11, 2015

Flu: What You Can Do to Stay Healthy

Flu Season starts in early winter and continues to early spring. Please see attached document for some tips to stay healthy

Posted On: Monday, September 14, 2015

National Preparedness Month is September

Be informed, plan ahead, and be prepared. Please see attached document to build your emergency preparedness kit today!

Posted On: Monday, September 14, 2015

Cyanobacteria levels at Willis Lake found below guidelines

Advisory continues until second sample confirms results More

Posted On: Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Continued Blue-Green Algae Advisory at Willis Lake

Laboratory analysis of the water sample taken Monday, July 20, 2015 at Willis lake showed cyanobacteria levels well above Massachusetts Department of Public Health guidelines. Based on these results, the Board of Health and MDPH … More

Posted On: Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Blue-Green Algae Alert at Willis Pond

Testing conducted by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health confirmed the presence of cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) at Willis Lake. Analysis showed levels significantly above the MDPH guidelines. Preliminary screening for microcystin, the toxin produced by cyanobacteria, … More

Posted On: Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Protect Yourself from Tick Borne Illness

Below is a Tick Tip article for your review and a power point presentation on What You Should Know About Lyme Disease and Other Tick-Borne Diseases

Posted On: Thursday, May 28, 2015
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