Wendell cooling center available during extreme heat

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Wendell cooling center available during extreme heat

The Herrick Room at the Wendell Free Library will be open on an as needed basis during the current heat wave.  There is water and internet access in the Herrick Room, the rest of the library will be closed, except during normal library hours of 1-5pm on Friday. (The library is closed this Wednesday June … Continued

Public Health Nurse announcement

The Wendell Board of Health is happy to announce that, thanks to our membership with the North Quabbin Public Health Collaborative, we now have a shared Public health Nurse. Her name is Carolyn Hochard. She is a very experienced nurse and is enthusiastic about extending her services to our town. She is a very friendly … Continued

Cancellation of April 8, 2024 BOH meeting

Due to absences, our regularly scheduled BOH meeting on Monday, April 8 has been cancelled. Our next meeting will be on Monday, April 15, 2024. The agenda will be posted on Thursday, April 11. We will then meet again on Monday, April 22, which is our next regularly scheduled meeting. Barbara Craddock Wendell Board of … Continued

North Quabbin Health Collaborative Blood Pressure Clinic

There will be a free Blood Pressure Clinic on Thursday, April 4 from 1:00 – 3:00 PM. It will be held at the Town of Orange Council on Aging location at 62 Cheney Street in Orange. (The building is a red brick building which previously served as a church.) High blood pressure is a factor … Continued

Wendell Board of Health drafting regulations for battery energy storage systems

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Wendell Board of Health Barbara Craddock, Chair Sarah Robertson, Clerk boardofhealth@wendellmass.us WENDELL – The Wendell Board of Health is seeking public input as they work to draft regulations concerning utility-scale battery energy storage systems (BESS). In response to the growing reliance on batteries to facilitate the green energy transition, and concerns … Continued

FDA Recall of Nutramigen Infant Formula

On December 31, 2023, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) alerted parents, caregivers, and health care providers that Reckitt/Mead Johnson Nutrition has voluntarily recalled certain Nutramigen Hypoallergenic Infant Formula Powder products due to possible Cronobacter sakazakii contamination. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this recall, and it is likely most … Continued

Free Covid Test Kits

Dear Wendell friends and neighbors, The Wendell Board of Health hopes you are having a healthy holiday season, and we wish you all the best in the New Year. However, this is also the prime season for respiratory viruses. In order to help us get through this, our board of health has purchased another supply … Continued

Wendell Board Of Health Reminder, November 19, 2023

The holiday season is upon us, and we have much to look forward to: celebratory dinners with family and friends, special events, holiday decorating and caroling, to name a few. The Wendell Holiday Craft Fair at the Town Hall is scheduled for Friday, December 8 and Saturday, December 9. Our many talented crafters always have … Continued

Wendell Board Of Health Update For September 2023

WENDELL BOARD OF HEALTH UPDATE FOR SEPTEMBER 2023 Pfizer and Moderna each have new monovalent mRNA Covid vaccines that should be available now through health centers, major pharmacies and doctors’ offices. They are recommended for all people 6 months of age and older. Check with your provider for dosage for those under 12 or if … Continued

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