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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    Vaping Product Ban

    Massachusetts has temporarily banned the sale of all vaping products. The Health Dept. is helping local retailers comply with this order.
    Learn more.

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    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. Flu Shot



    The Wellesley Health Department is offering walk-in flu clinics for residents (including children 6 and older) in October. 
    See dates and times.