Posted on: September 18, 2017

Influenza (Flu) Clinic

The Ipswich Board of Health will offer a flu clinic on Tuesday, October 17th from 1:30-3:30 PM  in the Council on Aging Cafeteria, Town Hall, 25 Green Street, Ipswich.  The influenza (quadrivalent) vaccine is available to individuals ove...

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Posted on: September 12, 2017

What Every Parent Must Know About Your Teen’s Brain Development

There is increasing attention to teenager brain
development and its impact on how teens behave and take risks - such as usingalcohol and drugs - and what this means for parents of teens. Ipswich Aware is sponsoring a program that 
will feature ...

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Public Health
Posted on: September 1, 2017

Ipswich Public Health Department Encourages Individuals and Families to Plan Ahead for Emergencies

The
Ipswich Public Health Department joinsthe Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) in promoting emergency
preparedness as part of the 
Know Plan Prepare campaignduring September which is National Preparedness Mon...

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Public Health
Posted on: July 11, 2017

Ipswich Installs Medication Disposal Kiosk at Town Hall

Police Chief Paul A. Nikas and
Public Health Director Colleen Fermon are pleased to announce that a safe andsecure medication drop off box has been installed in the Ipswich Town Hall.
 The kiosk
is located at the town hall, 25 Green St., in fr...

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Posted on: June 9, 2017

Prevent Contact with Ticks and Avoid Tick-borne Illnesses

In this area, ticks are especially prevalent from April to September, but residents should remember that tick bites can happen anytime of the year. Ticks hibernate during the winter months and look for a host to latch onto when temperatures rise. <_o3a_p>

To preve...

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Posted on: January 12, 2017

Volunteers Wanted for the Medical Reserve Corps

The Ipswich Public Health Department is seeking individuals who are interested in joining the local Medical Reserve Corps (MRC), Topsfield Regional Medical Reserve Corps. Medical Reserve Corps are made up of volunteers, medical and non-medical, who assist...

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