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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
Thursday, September 20th at Center at the Heights 1-4 PM
Wednesday, September 26th at Rosemary Recreation Complex 11 - 2
Wednesday, October 10th at Rosemary Recreation Complex 11-2
Saturday, October 20th at Center at the Heights 9-12 noon
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At a public meeting on November 16, 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 alter the 
definition of workplace in the regulation to change the 
smoking setback from 20 feet to 50 feet of the workplace
entrance.  See proposed regulation here. Comments will
be accepted until noon on Friday, November 9, 2018.
Comments can be sent to  
or mailed to Needham Public Health Division, 
178 Rosemary Street, Needham, MA 02494.

PRESS RELEASE—Needham’s Public Health Division Receives Three 

Food Safety Grant Awards from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
View press release here

PRESS RELEASE - Needham's Public Health Division Receives Grant 
Funding to Support Continuous Process Improvement and Accreditation
Efforts. View press release here 

View a public service announcement regarding the 
Public Health Division's new Waste Hauler Regulations

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

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:

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

MA General ARMS:         

Draft Concussion Regulation:

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

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

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