Thursday, October 4, 2012
The Board of Health has some vaccines available for town residents.
The Board of Health has a small amount of flu vaccine to distribute. Recipients must be over the age of 18 and residents of the Town of Medfield. The vaccine is distributed by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. The number of vaccines available has diminished greatly over the past few years due to budget cuts at the state and federal level. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, "getting a flu vaccine is the first and most important step in protecting against this serious disease." The CDC says it is very important for some people to get vaccinated, such as: A detailed list is available at Who Should Get Vaccinated Against Influenza. A complete list of health and age factors that are known to increase a …
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Here’s a look at today’s events.
Editor's Note: Today marks the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001. Medfield Patch joins the Medfield Public School system in starting the day with a moment of silence to remember those who lost their lives that day and those who continue to struggle with the after-effects. We will never forget. Five Things You Should Know Today: 1. Forecast for Tuesday: The National Weather Service based in Taunton calls for a sunny day. Highs in the lower 70s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Tonight: Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Southwest winds around 5 mph. 2. Government Meetings: 3. Library Events: 4. Community Events: 5. Other Interesting Things:
Friday, April 22, 2011
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