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Posted on: September 10, 2019

Hingham Health Department Warns About the Dangers of Vaping

Nearly half of Massachusetts high school students have tried e-cigarettes at least once and nearly one quarter of them reported using e-cigarettes in the past 30 days, a rate nine times higher than adults, according to the latest statewide data on the hea...

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Additional Info from the CDC... Board of Health
Posted on: September 3, 2019

EEE update from Hingham Health Department – Risk Moderate

Massachusetts EEE Risk Categories

Hingham is now at a Moderate Risk Level for EEE. We recommend to wear mosquito repellent when outdoors, especially during dawn and dusk. We also recommend to avoid outside areas with obvious mosquito activity. The Hingham Health Department will continue t...

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Additional Info... Board of Health
Posted on: August 26, 2019

Hingham Health Department Mosquito Control Update

The Hingham Health Department is monitoring the risk level of mosquito-borne illnesses on a daily basis. We follow an Arbovirus Surveillance plan through the MA Dept. of Public Health and Plymouth County Mosquito Control. The purpose of the plan is so tha...

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Additional Info... Board of Health
Posted on: June 11, 2019

Plastic Bag Reduction Bylaw

Effective November 1, 2019 the town has voted to reduce the common use of plastic check bags and promote the use of reusable bags. This new by law will be enforced by the Health DepartmentNo Store in Hingham shall provide to any customer a Sing...

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Plastic Bag Reduction Bylaw (PDF) Board of Health