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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

MRC Meet And Greet Revised

We are holding a meet and greet for old and new MRC members to re-establish communication and fill out documents needed to volunteer. The MRC meet and greet will be held on Tuesday May 19thth from … More

Updated On: Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Non-Essential Town Offices will be Closed Because of Snow Storm.

As Governor Baker has declared a state-wide snow emergency, the Town Offices will be closed on Monday, February 9th, due to the storm and road conditions. If you have a snow emergency please call the DPW Storm Emergency Line at (978) 440-5411. More

Updated On: Wednesday, March 15, 2017

February is National Heart Awareness Month

The American Heart Association has created an online tool to help you find out how you are doing with your heart health. Remember, you can stop heart disease before it starts. Start small and keep it simple. Make one change today and then you’re ready to make another. Before you know it, you’ve stopped making poor choices and started making heart-healthy ones. More

Posted On: Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Measles Alert

Posted On: Friday, January 30, 2015

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 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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