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

    Get a Check-Up from the Neck Up

    A healthy mind is just as important as a healthy body. Online screenings provide a quick, anonymous way to learn about your mental health and discover local treatment options.

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  1. Sun

    Summer Hazards

    Learn how to protect yourself from mosquito and tick-born illnesses (EEE, West Nile Virus, Lyme Disease), and dangers from too much sun exposure.

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  1. Eco Friendly Home

    Safer Products and Practices for Your Home

    Find alternatives for household cleaning and pesticide products, and general tips for a safer home.

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