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Prevent, Promote & Protect

The mission of the Needham Public Health Division since 1877 has been to prevent
and control the spread of disease, to address environmental issues, to promote
healthy lifestyles, and protect the public health and social well-being of all citizens,
especially the most vulnerable.

Flu Clinic Information
At this time, flu vaccine not available. Please
check back at a later date or call the Health 
Division with questions. 781-455-7940 x217

Public Service Announcement below regarding the Tobacco 
Regulation in Needham:

At a public meeting on December 14, 2018, the Needham
Board of Health will vote to revise Article 1,
Regulation Affecting Smoking and the Sale and Distribution
of Tobacco Products in Needham.  This vote will eliminate the 
sales of mint or menthol products in convenience stores and 
will change the smoking setback from 20 feet to 30 feet.
See proposed regulation here. Comments will be accepted until
noon on Thursday, December 13, 2018.Comments can be sent to  or mailed to Needham
Public Health Division, 178 Rosemary Street, Needham, MA 02494.

At this same public hearing, the Board of Health will be voting
on the proposed Concussion Regulation.  View proposed
regulation here.

There is a Public Meeting on December 12, 2018 7-9PM to
discuss both of these regulation proposals.  The meeting
will be held at the Center at the Heights, 300 Hillside Avenue.

The Needham Board of Health adopted a policy statement 
on Accessory Dwelling Units. See policy statement here.

View a public service announcement regarding the 

Public Health Division's new Waste Hauler Regulations
here

Dumpster Maintenance Requirements

During the hot and humid summer weather, keeping up with dumpster
requirements is more important than ever! Overfilled dumpsters with
open covers and odors are common summertime public health nuisance
complaints. 

Please take a moment to review with your staff the following reminders
to keep your dumpster clean and maintained:
 


Click here to view the All Dumpster Maintenance Requirements
                           
Stop Addiction

For information, support and resources for Opioid Addiction, please visit:

http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/gov/departments/dph/stop-addiction/

Learn2cope and MA General ARMS (Addiction Recovery
Management Service) have additional information
on support groups, resources and other links:


Learn2Cope:
http://learn2cope.org/
MA General ARMS: http://www.massgeneral.org/psychiatry/arms/about.aspx         

Draft Concussion Regulation: http://www.needhamma.gov/health

Extreme Cold Weather Preparedness Tips

Preventing West Nile Virus and Other Mosquito Borne Illness

For more information, contact Norfolk County Mosquito Control
 


Important Links
Timothy McDonald
Director of Public Health
Contact


Inquiry To Health Dept.


Rosemary Recreation Complex
178 Rosemary Street
Needham, MA  02494

P: 781-455-7940

Traveling Meals ext. 219
Environmental Health ext. 220
Public Health Nursing ext. 217
Substance Use Prevention ext. 215


F: 781-455-7922

Hours
Monday - Friday
8:30AM - 5:00PM