The Town of Westwood Health Department continues to monitor the latest information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH). Please use the following links for additional information about the COVID-19 (Coronavirus).
To leave a message with a non-medical COVID-19 question for BOH staff please call 781-320-1085. For medical questions please call your healthcare provider.*Please note that this is a general voicemail box, it is not staffed and we will return calls as soon as we are able.
Massachusetts 2-1-1: Residents are urged to use 2-1-1 for information, resources and referrals regarding COVID-19. Operators are staffing this hotline 24/7 and translators are available. To get up-to-date alerts sent directly to your phone, text COVIDMA to 888-777.
Red Cross: It is safe to donate blood during the COVID-19 crisis. Blood donors are urgently needed, so please donate if you can. To find a donation site or to schedule a time to donate, please visit redcross.org or call 1-800-RED-CROSS.
- Coronavirus information from Massachusetts Dept. Public Health: www.mass.gov/2019coronavirus
- Coronavirus information from CDC: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/summary.html
- Communications from the Superintendent of Westwood Public Schools:
High Risk Population
Update 3/9/20 - Westwood Board of Health Statement Regarding Individuals at High Risk of Serious Illness
- 04/02/2020 11:49 AM
Sharps Kiosk Not Available
The Sharps Kiosk located in the Police Station lobby will not be available for the time being.
- 03/19/2020 12:22 PM
Outdoor Social Distancing
The Westwood Board of Heath would like to remind residents of the importance of social distancing while outdoors.
COVID-19 Fact Sheet
On February 1, 2020 the first Massachusetts case of COVID-19 was confirmed. To date, no new cases have been reported.