Public Health Nursing Services

NOTICE: The Framingham Board of Health does NOT have Yellow Fever Vaccine.

Click here to locate a clinic for Yellow Fever vaccinations 
To speak in confidence with the Public Health Nurse, please call 508-532-5472

The Public Health Nurse has  clinic hours Monday through Friday from 8:30 - 9:30 am and 4:00 - 4:45 pm. TB Testing is provided on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesdays only.

Please note the following dates listing when there is no clinic:



2017
Monday February 6th: No morning or afternoon clinic
Thursday February 9th: TOWN HALL CLOSED / No morning or afternoon clinic
Monday February 13th: Office Opening Delay, No morning clinic
Tuesday February 14th: No morning clinic
Monday February 20th: CLOSED HOLIDAY

Friday March 10th: No morning or afternoon clinic

Monday April 17th: CLOSED HOLIDAY
Tuesday April 25th: No morning or afternoon clinic
Wednesday April 26th: No morning clinic

Wednesday May 3: No morning or afternoon clinic
Thursday May 4th: No morning or afternoon clinic




Some of the Nursing Services include:


  • Blood Lead Screening for children through age 6
  • School Required Immunizations
  • TB Testing (see important note at bottom of page)
  • TB screening
  • TB CAse Management
  • Child and Adult Recommended vaccinations 
  • National Health Observances
  • Blood Pressure Screening
  • Reproductive Health Information, free condoms
  • Skin Cancer Screening (seasonal)
  • Cholesterol Screening (seasonal)
  • Health Programs and Health Education
  • Outbreak and Infectious Disease Investigation
  • Disease Surveillance 
  • Medical Reserve Corps Administration and Volunteer Training
  • Needle drop off site (See instructions below)
  • Prescription Drug and Needle* Drop Off Kiosk administration located at Police Headquarters 1 William Welch Way (See instructions below)
  • Public Health Emergency Preparedness Volunteer Coordination

Public Health Nurse Clinic Offers ALL REQUIRED AND RECOMMENDED VACCINATIONS for all children through 18 years. Some adult vaccinations are available to insured, and some for uninsured. 


Childhood and Adult immunizations are provided following the Massachusetts Department of Public Health recommendations and guidelines and include the following vaccines:
DtaP (Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis) 
Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis) 
Td (Tetanus) 
MMR (Measles, Mumps and Rubella)
MMR-V (combination of MMR and Varicella)
Varicella (Chicken Pox)
HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
MCV (Meningitis Conjugate)
Hepatitis A 
Hepatitis B
Zoster (Shingles)
PPV23 (Pneumonia 
Prevnar 13 (the "new" Pneumonia)
Influenza (Flu/ Seasonal)

Clinic Hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30 - 9:30 am and from 4:00 - 4:45 pm



Tuberculosis Testing:



TB Testing is provided at no charge to students through age 18, contacts of known or suspected cases of tuberculosis and for new arrivals to the United States. 

TB TESTING IS ONLY PERFORMED ON MONDAYS, TUESDAYS AND WEDNESDAYS AND REQUIRES A SECOND VISIT AFTER 48-72 HOURS TO INTERPRET THE TEST. 



A $20.00 fee is charged for adults who require a TB test for work/school.
All immunizations are recorded in the Massachusetts Immunization Information System.

If you have any questions about your child's immunization record, you may speak to the nurse at 508-532-5472.

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