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Posted on: February 20, 2024

Tobacco Compliance Intern Opportunity

The Central MA Regional Public Health Alliance (CMRPHA) is seeking tobacco compliance intern candidates between the ages of 16-20. This is a paid internship opportunity. Questions? Please call 508-799-8531 or email: health@worcesterma.gov

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Board of Health
Posted on: February 15, 2024

PUBLIC HEALTH TOPIC - HEART HEALTH - February, 2024

The Central MA Regional Public Health Alliance (CMRPHA) is offering 6 ways to love your heart. Learn how to keep your heart healthy and reduce the risk of heart disease by following these healthy habits and activities as part of your lifestyle.

Heart Healt...

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Board of Health
Posted on: January 24, 2024

BIANNUAL COMMUNICABLE DISEASE SURVEILLANCE REPORT #2

Here is an overview of the public health nurse surveillance of communicable diseases in Grafton from July 1, 2023 through December 31, 2023.

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Board of Health
Posted on: January 19, 2024

How to Order Covid Home Test Kits / USPS

Place Your Order for Free At-Home COVID-19 Tests

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Posted on: January 16, 2024

Muscle Health and Aging Educational Webinar - February 6, 2024

Join Aging in Motion, and this panel of experts, for this educational webinar for older adults and their caregivers which will focus on muscle health with aging

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Board of Health
Posted on: January 16, 2024

WINTER WEATHER PREPAREDNESS & RESOURCES

As more winter weather approaches New England in the coming days, the Office of Local & Regional Health is sharing some useful resources.

WINTER WEATHER RESOURCES

Winter storms can include large snow accumulation, extremely cold temperatures,  ...

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Board of Health
Posted on: January 9, 2024

Wastewater Monitoring for SARS-CoV-2 and Other Viral Pathogens

Dear Community Health Partners,

We are writing to you with an update on the latest trends in wastewater monitoring data. Upper Blackstone has been able to continue public health monitoring due to the extension of grant funding and our donation of in-kind t...

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Board of Health
Posted on: January 9, 2024

MRC Region 2 Deployment Protocols

The Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) have published its deployment protocols for Region 2 volunteers during emergencies. 

The complete document can be found through the link below.

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Board of Health
Posted on: December 6, 2023

Public Health Topic of the Month of December - How to be Prepared for Weather Related Emergencies

Preparedness is a fundamental principle of public health, reflecting a collective dedication to building community resilience. Learn how you can be prepared for weather-related emergencies.

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Board of Health
Posted on: December 5, 2023

Central MA Mosquito Control Project - 2024 Commission Meeting Dates

This notice is provided in accordance with the Massachusetts Open Meeting Law M.G.L. c.30A,.  Be advised that the Commission will meet at 11:00 A.M.

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Board of Health
Posted on: November 27, 2023

FILE OF LIFE & BLOOD PRESSURE CLINICS / 2024

The Worcester Department of Public Health will be conducting clinics at the Grafton Senior Center and Forest Lane.

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Board of Health
Posted on: September 13, 2023

FLU PREVENTION TIPS

FLU PREVENTION TIPS:

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water or an alcohol-based hand rub.
  • If you are sick with flu-like illness, stay home for at least 24 hours after your fever is gone without the use of fever-reducing medicine.
  • Try to avoid clo...
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