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.
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
Critical information from the Health Department about Coronavirus (COVID-19).
The Health Department is finalizing plans for community flu clinics. All students MUST be vaccinated for flu before December 31, 2020. All residents are encouraged to be vaccinated. Read more.
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.