Department Mission

The mission of the Wellesley Health Department is to assess and address the needs of the Wellesley community, in order to protect and improve the health and quality of life of its residents and work force.
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This charge is carried out by the implementation of disease prevention programs, health promotion, community health and nursing services, public outreach, education and empowerment, as well as promulgation and enforcement of Health Department, Town and State regulations.

Health Department Spotlights

  1. Prevent the Flu


    Vaccine is available at the Wellesley Health Department. Anyone wishing to obtain a flu shot should call 781-235-0135 to arrange an appointment.

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  1. Mental Health Screening

    Anonymous Mental Health Screening

    If you or someone you know is struggling with depression or thoughts of suicide, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or contact the Crisis Text Line by texting ACT to 741741. You can also take a free, confidential screening.

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  1. Blood Pressure


    Have your blood pressure monitored and health questions answered. Keep Well Clinics are held at locations around town. Read more for the full schedule.

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