Ashland Health Department
Board of Health Mission Statement
To protect and promote the health, environment, and well-being of the Town of Ashland's residents and visitors.
The Ashland Health Department offers a wide variety of services for the Town of Ashland. The services range from a multitude of various inspections, investigations, vaccine clinics, training opportunities, emergency preparedness, and staff assistance.
The Health Department runs the day-to-day operations of the office, while the Board of Health acts as the policymakers. The Department is responsible for the enforcement of the public health policies, as well as local, state, and federal laws and regulations in order to protect the health, safety, and well-being of our residents, visitors, and the environment.
FREE COVID-19 RAPID TESTS AVAILABLE IN THE BOARD OF HEALTH OFFICE
Free Antigen Rapid Self-Tests are available in the Board of Health Office. Please stop by during Town Hall hours to pick up your free test kits. HOURS: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM, Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM.
FLU FOR AGES 3+, REGISTER HERE:
MODERNA BIVALENT BOOSTER, FOR AGES 6+ who have had their last Primary series/Booster dose at least 2 months ago, REGISTER HERE:
Childhood Vaccine Clinic
Weekly childhood vaccine clinics are being conducted at Ashland Town Hall for school-aged children who are uninsured or underinsured. Our regional Public Health Nurse is present at every Clinic to provide the following vaccines for children and teens: DTap, HPV9v, HepB, IPV (Inactive Polio Virus), MCv4 (Meningococcal), MMR, Td (Tetanus and Diphtheria), Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria and Pertussis) and Varicella. So far over 100 children have been vaccinate; this service is available through the Metrowest Shared Services Grant and is available to residents in the following municipalities: Ashland, Framingham, Hopkinton, Hudson, Maynard, Milford, Millis and Natick. Our Community Health Worker is also available during clinics to translate (for Portuguese speakers) if needed, and to connect clients with resources. Please email or call us at: 508-881-0100 x 1975 if you would like your child to attend the next clinic.