EEE Risk Increases in Hamilton

The risk for Eastern equine encephalitis, known as EEE, in Hamilton has increased to moderate after someone contracted the disease in neighboring Ipswich or Topsfield. In Hamilton, residents are advised to avoid unnecessary outdoor activity during peak mosquito activity (dusk to dawn), use EPA-approved insect repellents and wear long sleeve shirts and pants if they … Continued

Flu Vaccine Clinics Scheduled

There will be 4 Flu Vaccine Clinic’s (sponsored by the Hamilton & Wenham Board of Health) scheduled this flu season. Date Time Location Wednesday, October 2 3:00 – 6:00 pm Hamilton Senior Center, 299 Bay Road Wednesday, October 16 4:00 – 7:00 pm Wenham Buker Elementary School, 1 School Street Thursday, October 24 3:00 – … Continued

Take Precautions to Avoid Mosquito Bites, Urges Board of Health

Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus positive mosquitoes have been detected in Andover, Boxford, and West Newbury.  A horse in Methuen has also tested positive with the EEE virus.  Since Hamilton also has the natural habitat for the mosquitoes that transmit EEE, the Hamilton Board of Health urges everyone to use appropriate precautions to avoid mosquito … Continued

Safe Bicyclists to be Again Awarded with Free Frozen Yogurt

Free frozen yogurt will again be coming to kids in Hamilton that are wearing a bicycle helmet or otherwise demonstrating bicycle safety this summer. The summer safety helmet program is being organized by the Hamilton Police Department and Chris Lee, the town’s public health nurse, along with local business Café Shishco in the Shoppes at Hamilton Crossing. … Continued