Health

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

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    MOSQUITO-BORNE DISEASES

    Find up-to-date information on mosquito-borne diseases such as West Nile Virus (WNV) and Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) and tips for preventing mosquito bites when outdoors. 

    Learn More. 


  1. Mental Health Screening

    Anonymous Mental Health Screening


    September is National Suicide Prevention Month. Take a minute to complete a confidential online behavioral health screening and learn the signs and symptoms of common and treatable disorders. 

    Take a Screening

  1. Blood Pressure

    WELLESLEY KEEP WELL CLINICS

    Have your blood pressure monitored and health questions answered. Keep Well Clinics are held at locations around town and at the Wellesley Free Library (on certain Wednesdays through September). Read more for the full schedule.

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