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Save a Life, learn to Stop The Bleed Before Help Arrives

Save a life, learn how to Stop the Bleed. Watch this Youtube Video on how to use a Tourniquet. For more information about Stop The Bleed training or to find a courses, go to www.bleedingcontrol.org

West Nile Virus-Need to Know Facts

West Nile Virus (WNV) Fact sheet about West Nile Virus   What is West Nile Virus (WNV)? West Nile virus (WNV) is a mosquito-carried virus that can cause illness ranging from a mild fever to more serious disease like encephalitis or meningitis. It was first identified in the United States in 1999.   How is … Continued

Mosquitoes and Ticks: They’re Out in Mass!

Mosquitoes and Ticks: They’re Out in Mass! Learn simple steps to protect yourself and your family from mosquito and tick bites, and the illnesses they can cause. Mosquitoes and ticks are more than pests. They can carry diseases which can make you very sick. The good news is that there are simple steps that you … Continued

Pneumonia Vaccines Available for Ages 65+ PCV13

Board of Health Nursing Department has Pneumonia Vaccines available for Ages 65+. Pneumococcal Vaccine, called PCV13 is recommended for Adults age 65+ regardless of history of vaccination with PPSV23. The newer PCV13 protects against 13 additional strains of pneumonia and was licensed in 2014. If you’d like to schedule administration of PCV13, please call 781-897-5928 … Continued

Volunteers Needed, Medical Reserve Corps (MRC)

Are you interested in promoting public health and safety in the City of Woburn? Please consider joining your local Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) volunteer group. The MRC assists in Public Health outreach and emergencies during events that threaten public health, such as disease outbreaks and aid in shelter activities. We are looking for Healthcare professionals, … Continued