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Mosquito Spraying in Framingham Thursday, July 22

July 16th, 2021

East Middlesex Mosquito Control Project

FRAMINGHAM, MA — The East Middlesex Mosquito Control Project is planning to use a truck-mounted aerosol sprayer to apply “reduced-risk pesticide” to control mosquito populations in the City Thursday, July 22, 2021. All spraying will be done between dusk and 11:30 p.m. The spraying is scheduled for neighborhoods of Framingham that are located in the vicinity of… [read more].


Framingham Public Health Walk-In Clinic Reopens

July 11th, 2021

Framingham Public Health / Nursing Walk-In Clinic,

FRAMINGHAM, MA — The Framingham Office of Public Health Nursing Walk-In Clinic, located at 113 Concord Street (diagonally across street from Memorial building), will reopen to the public on Monday, July 12th, 2021. Childhood vaccinations, lead screening, TB testing, and COVID-19 vaccinations (Johnson and Johnson, Moderna, and Pfizer), and more will be available. No appointment is needed…. [read more].


Framingham Mosquito Spraying June 29, 2021

June 25th, 2021

East Middlesex Mosquito Control Project

FRAMINGHAM, MA — The East Middlesex Mosquito Control Project is planning to use a truck-mounted aerosol sprayer to apply “reduced-risk pesticide” to decrease mosquito populations in Framingham Tuesday, June 29, 2021. All spraying will be done between dusk and 11:30 p.m. The spraying is scheduled for neighborhoods of Framingham that are located in the vicinity of Woodland… [read more].


Family-Friendly Drive-Thru COVID-19 Pfizer Vaccine Clinic Saturday, June 19 at Keefe Tech

June 15th, 2021

FRAMINGHAM, MA – The Framingham Health Department will host a family-friendly Drive-thru COVID-19 Pfizer Vaccine Clinic at Keefe Regional Technical High School, 750 Winter Street, weather permitting, on Saturday, June 19th, 9:00am – 12:00pm. The clinic is open to everyone ages 12 and over…. [read more].


Framingham Water Department Receives MassDEP Public Water System Award

June 15th, 2021

FRAMINGHAM, MA — Framingham’s Water Department has received a Public Water System Award from the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) for outstanding performance and achievements in the Large Consecutive Community Systems Category for the calendar year 2020. According to MassDEP, the criteria used to select eligible public water systems for this award include excellent water service… [read more].


Framingham Local Emergency Orders End Saturday May 29, 2021

May 27th, 2021

illustration of a Covid 19 virus particle

FRAMINGHAM, MA — Signaling the start of a return to pre-pandemic normal, yesterday local Framingham officials announced that effective at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, May 29, 2021 “local orders” related to COVID-19 State of Emergency are rescinded. Framingham’s local COVID-19 orders are being made consistent with orders issued by MA Governor Charlie Baker, MA Dept. of Public… [read more].


Dr. Monifa Charles Appointed Framingham Public Health Director

May 24th, 2021

Framingham Town Hall (Memorial Building)

FRAMINGHAM, MA — Dr. Monifa Charles, DHSc, MSP, MPA, has been appointed as Framingham’s new Director of Public Health. Dr. Charles has worked in public health for the last 18 years, most recently working for the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Service Office in Raleigh, where she identified innovative models of care and collaboration in… [read more].


Packaged Single Head Romaine Lettuce Recalled

November 10th, 2020

FRAMINGHAM, MA – Check your fridge!  Massachusetts is one of the states listed in a November 6th, 2020, U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) report that Tanimura & Antle Inc., <taproduce.com> a Salinas, California grower is “voluntarily recalling its packaged single head romaine lettuce under the Tanimura & Antle brand, labeled with a packed on date of… [read more].


COVID-19: Framingham Closes Schools, Library, Senior Center

March 13th, 2020

illustration of a Covid 19 virus particle

FRAMINGHAM, MA –  Today, the City of Framingham and the Framingham Public Schools announced that effective Friday, March 13, 2020 through Sunday, March 29, the City’s Library, Callahan Center and Loring Arena will be closed to the public, and all Framingham Public Schools will be closed for a minimum of two weeks to help minimize the spread… [read more].


New Sharps and Prescription Drug Disposal Kiosks in Framingham

January 23rd, 2015

FRAMINGHAM, MA – Through a grant received from the Office of Local and Regional Health, the Framingham Health Department will provide residents with a free disposal site for their needles, syringes and lancets and their unused or expired medications. Safe disposal of sharps and prescription drugs is essential in ensuring the health and safety of the community… [read more].