Public Health Nursing Services

To speak in confidence with the Public Health Nurse, please call 508-532-5472

The Public Health Nurse will not be in the office on the following dates:



2017
Monday January 2nd, 2017: Office Closed
Tuesday January 10th, 2017: no morning clinic
Monday January 16th, 2017 Office Closed


Some of the Nursing Services include:


  • 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 coordination
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Public Health Nurse Clinic Offers ALL REQUIRED AND RECOMMENDED VACCINATIONS for all children through 18 years. Many ADULT vaccinations are also available.


Childhood and Adult immunizations are provided following the Massachusetts Department of Public Health recommendations 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 is on hold pending an order of supplies.
We will resume TB Testing on/about January 10th, 2017.



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.