Category: Health Alerts

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

BIOSECURITY: Protecting Your Backyard Flock

Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) has been found in either wild water birds, domestic birds, or both along the east coast from Canada to Florida, including Massachusetts and other New England states. HPAI surveillance of domestic and wild birds in MA is ongoing. All domestic poultry in Massachusetts may be at risk of exposure to … Continued

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