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Posted on: May 27, 2020

ORDER LIFTED 7/6/2020 - Order Prohibiting Tag Sales, Yard Sales, Garage Sales & Similar Sales

Commonwealth of MassachusettsCity of NorthamptonHealth Department

Order Prohibiting Tag Sales, Yard Sales, Garage Sales, Rummage Sales & Similar Sales

By authority granted by the Northampton Board of Health pursuant to Mass. Gen. Law c. 111 §30...

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Posted on: May 13, 2020

PRESS RELEASE: Board of Health Amends COVID-19 Rules for Wearing of Face Coverings In Public

Northampton Board of Health Amends Covid-19 Rules for Wearing of Face Coverings In Public Places

NORTHAMPTON - Today, the City of Northampton issued revised mandatory orders for wearing face coverings in public places. The latest rules expand upon and cla...

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Posted on: May 7, 2020

PRESS RELEASE: City of Northampton Reopens Select Parks and Recreation Areas

For Immediate Release - May 7, 2020

City of Northampton Reopens Select Parks and Recreation Areas

NORTHAMPTON - On April 4, 2020, Northampton Health Department Director Merridith O’Leary ordered the closing of school play areas, parks and recreati...

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Posted on: May 1, 2020

PRESS RELEASE: Testing in City Shelter Indicates Virtually No Coronavirus Spread

For Immediate Release - April 30, 2020

TESTING IN CITY SHELTER INDICATES VIRTUALLY NO CORONAVIRUS SPREAD; SUCCESS ATTRIBUTED TO PROTOCOLS AND PRECAUTIONS

NORTHAMPTON - Testing conducted this week at the city’s shelter for homeless individuals at ...

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Posted on: April 28, 2020

AMENDED 7/6/2020 - Farmers' Market Requirements

COMMOMWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS

CITY OF NORTHAMPTON

BOARD OF HEALTH

COVID-19 MANDATORY POLICIES AND PROCEDURES FOR ALL FARMERS’ MARKETS AND FARM STANDS IN NORTHAMPTON

Commencing on April 26, 2020, at 12:01 a.m., the following Policies and Procedures M...

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Posted on: April 20, 2020

PRESS RELEASE: City of Northampton Health Department Seeks Face Covering Donations

For Immediate Release - April 20, 2020

City of Northampton Health Department Seeks Face Covering Donations

NORTHAMPTON - On April 16, 2020, the Northampton Health Department issued an order for all members of the public to wear face coverings when around pe...

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

PRESS RELEASE: Order Regulating Grocery Stores, Supermarkets, and Convenience Stores

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTSCITY OF NORTHAMPTONHEALTH DEPARTMENTORDER REGULATING GROCERY STORES,SUPERMARKETS AND CONVENIENCE STORES

By authority granted by the Northampton Board of Health pursuant to Mass. Gen. Laws c. 111,  § 30, and as...

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Posted on: April 4, 2020

PRESS RELEASE: Order Closing School Play Areas, Parks & Recreation Facilities

For Immediate Release - April 4, 2020

ORDER CLOSING SCHOOL PLAY AREAS AND PARKS AND RECREATION FACILITIES – EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY

By the authority granted by the Northampton Board of Health pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws c. 111 § ...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Hampshire County Medical Reserve Corps Recruitment

Hampshire County Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) Recruitment:

The Hampshire County MRC is a national volunteer program dedicated to building strong, healthy and prepared communities. We have more than 800 trained volunteers with medical and non-medical experie...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Coronavirus Situation Awareness Report - March 18, 2020

City of Northampton Health Department Coronavirus Situation Awareness Report

PLEASE NOTE: This is a rapidly evolving situation. Risk of the Coronavirus to Massachusetts residents remains low. Infection numbers are likely to change. The Ci...

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Posted on: August 20, 2019

Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE)

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) announced that laboratory testing confirmed the second case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus infection, in a male between the ages of 19-30 from eastern Worcester County.  This is the ...

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Posted on: June 2, 2015

Mosquito & Disease Public Service Announcement

What you need to know about diseases transmitted by mosquitoes - West Nile Virus (WNV) and Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) are serious diseases caused by a virus transmitted through the bite of a mosquito. You can reduce your chances of getting a mosqui...

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Posted on: June 2, 2015

Flu Season

Flu season 2018/2019 is fast approaching.  The Public Health Nurse will be coordinating clinics throughout the community starting in October.  Dates and locations are to be determined.  If you would like to get a Flu Shot contac...

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