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

  1. Mental Health Screening

    Anonymous Mental Health Screening


    Summer parties can be hard if you're trying to cut back or stop drinking alcohol. Don't be afraid to say "no" if it's the right choice for you. Learn the signs of problem drinking by taking a confidential screening.

    Take a Screening

  1. Healthy Yard

    HEALTHY YARDS, HEALTHY YOU

    We're partnering with the Natural Resources Commission (NRC) to promote pesticide-free lawns. Take part in this program and request your toxin-free yard sign!

    Learn More. 


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    INFORMATION ABOUT MEASLES


    Measles outbreaks have been in the news recently. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has this list of Frequently Asked Questions about measles in the U.S.
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