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The 2022 Flu clinic series for Hamilton and Wenham has been completed. Thank you to all who attended and helped! 

If you are a Hamilton or Wenham homebound resident and still need a flu shot in your home, Hamilton and Wenham BOH have a very limited supply of vaccine available. Please call Wenham BOH at 978-468-5520 Ext .4 or Hamilton BOH at 978-626-5245 to make appointment.

Pharmacies, such as CVS, are able to administer flu shots with an appointment. Go to https://www.cvs.com/immunizations/flu to register for a flu shot at CVS. 

You can also always contact your primary care to schedule a flu shot with your doctor’s office.

For the most current information regarding COVID Vaccination Clinics, please visit capeannclinic.com, where appointments can be scheduled and patients can pre-register. Both Pfizer and Moderna (primary series for ages 6 mo and up) and bivalent boosters (for ages 5+) will be available. These clinics are open to all Massachusetts residents. Preregistration is encouraged.

Weekly vaccine clinics are held every Wednesday afternoon at the Hamilton Senior Center at 299 Bay Road. Please go to capeannclinic.com to pre-register, or walk in between 4:30 pm and 6:30 pm, and we will register you on the spot. 

NEED HELP WITH PREREGISTRATION?  CALL THE BOARD OF HEALTH AT (978) 626-5245, THE COUNCIL ON AGING AT (978) 468-5595, OR DIAL 211 FOR ASSISTANCE.

Vaccine and booster shots are also available at CVS https://www.cvs.com/immunizations/covid-19-vaccine and Walgreens https://walgreens.com/_

Department of Public Health reminds residents of availability of COVID-19 treatments for positive higher-risk individuals- Click Link below for more information 

https://www.mass.gov/news/department-of-public-health-reminds-residents-of-availability-of-covid-19-treatments-for-positive-higher-risk-individuals#:~:text=To%20receive%20treatment%2C%20residents%20should,can%20help%20individuals%20access%20treatment.

*Click on the links below for more information about COVID-19 Booster Shots:

COVID-19 booster frequently asked questions | Mass.gov

COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shots | CDC

Click here for all COVID-19 Information including testing and vacinations ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Mission Statement

The Board of Health is responsible for the overall stewardship of the public health and environmental protection of the town. Responsibilities are defined both by local by-laws and state law. The Board promotes, enacts, and enforces all health and environmental laws, rules and regulations.

Additionally the Board of Health conducts health clinics, participates in education programs wherever possible and administers the contracts for a food inspection program, a public health nurse, communicable disease follow-up program, and animal inspection services.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Members

Name Term
David B. Smith Chair 6/30/2024
Giselle K. Perez, Ph.D. 6/30/2025
Jean E. Ramsey, M.D. M.P.H. 6/30/2025

Staff

Name Contact
Dennis Palazzo Health Director 978-626-5245
Kerrin Nixon Administrative Assistant 978-626-5245
Dennis Palazzo Health Inspector (Food, Camps, Pools) 978-626-5245
Hayes Demeule Animal Health Inspector 978-468-1212
Greg Bernard Septic Inspector 978-468-5517
vacant Public Health Nurse 978-626-5243
Rachel Lee Regional Public Health Nurse