Public Health

PUBLIC HEALTH

Annual Flu Clinic

9/14/2020 UPDATE: New registration process for Flu Vaccine Clinic.  

**If you pre-registered with the first system your registration was processed**

PLEASE READ INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE REGISTERING 

Flu Clinic Procedure:

  • Each person must fill out the insurance billing form for the specific day and time they are attending (this is your registration form)
  • The day of your scheduled clinic you will arrive to the parking lot of 300 Hillside Ave and be greeted by a staff member.
  • From there you will stay in your vehicle until a staff member tells you to enter the facility for your vaccine. 
  • Please wear a face mask/covering  and practice social distancing 
  • If you are experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms we ask that you reschedule

Flu Vaccine registration 


SEPTEMBER 23
OCTOBER 3
3:00FULL11:00
FULL
65+ ONLY
3:30FULL11:30
FULL
65+ ONLY
4:00
FULL
12:00
FULL

4:30
FULL
12:30
FULL

5:00
FULL
1:00
FULL

5:30
FULL
1:30
FULL

6:00
FULL
2:00
FULL

6:30
FULL
2:30
FULL



3:00


3:30


More information can be found here

Blood Pressure Clinics: Needham Public Health will conduct blood pressure checks by appointment only on Wednesday mornings, 8-10am.  Call to make your appointment: 781.455.7940 ext 217.  

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UPDATE 9/10/2020: The Needham Board of Health has extended the  Emergency Order requiring individuals to wear face coverings when entering any business, work site, government building, restaurant for take-out/dining, entering a residential or commercial building complex in common areas.

Find the latest COVID-19 information for the Town of Needham here:

UPDATE 8/4/2020: Mosquito Borne Illnesses Information (West Nile Virus, EEE)

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The Public Health Division will continue to provide several its services virtually but will gradually re-introduce in-person services by appointment only beginning on June 1, 2020.

  • Inspections will continue, and appointments for plan reviews and consultations will continue via phone conference or Zoom unless an in-person meeting is required. 
  • Online permitting is available here for Septage/Grease/Medical Waste Haulers, Swimming Pools (pending COVID-19 guidance from MA DPH), and Demolitions. 
  • The link to download Public Health Division permits is available here, and the Current fee schedule is available here.
  • Substance Use Prevention services will continue virtually. The Substance Prevention Alliance of Needham (SPAN)’s website is available at spanneedham.org.

Contact & Social Media Information

Timothy Muir McDonald, Director of Health & Human Services
Tara Gurge, Assistant Director: TGurge@needhamma.gov 
781-455-7940 x 211
Diana Acosta, Environmental Health Agent: DAcosta@needhamma.gov 
781-455-7940 x 220
Tiffany Zike, Public Health Nurse: publichealthnursing@needhamma.gov 
781-455-7940 x 211
Karen Shannon, Senior Substance Use Prevention Program Coordinator: kshannon@needhamma.gov 781-455-7940 x 215
Carol Read, Senior Substance Use Prevention Program Coordinator: cread@needhamma.gov 781-455-7940 x 222

Main Phone Line: 781-455-7940
Department Email: Health@needhamma.gov
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NeedhamPublicHealth/
Twitter: www.twitter.com/Needham_Health
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For additional for questions please contact:  publichealthnursing@needhamma.gov