Infectious Disease

The Board of Health monitors different diseases such a:

  • Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE)
  • The Flu
  • Hepatitis
  • Lyme Disease
  • Meningitis
  • West Nile

The Board of Health posts information regarding ticks (PDF) and how to tick proof yourself and your property. Contact the Board of Health for more information.

Rabies Clinic

The Board sponsors the yearly Rabies Clinic with the help of the Chestnut Street Animal Hospital in Needham, Massachusetts. The clinic takes place in late March or early April. It will be posted on the homepage of this website when the date is set.

Walpole VNA Services

The Walpole VNA performs blood pressure checks monthly in the Council on Aging room. The Walpole VNA is available for home visits regarding medical problems and follow-ups for infectious disease or any other post hospital medical problems that require their services. 

Flu Clinic

The Board of Health offers a yearly flu clinic which takes place in late October or early November. When the date is set it will be posted on the homepage of this website.