Brockton News: Health & Environment

Warming Center

Due to the extreme weather cold front that our area will be experiencing Friday night into Saturday. BEMA will have a warming center open for anyone trying to escape the cold temps at the Main Street Library on Saturday, 2/4 from 9am till 5pm. The warming center will also be open on Friday, 2/3 9am…Read More

Free at-⁠home COVID-⁠19 tests

https://www.covid.gov/tests Get free at-⁠home COVID-⁠19 tests this winter. Every U.S. household is eligible to order 4 free at-home COVID-⁠19 tests. Need help placing an order for your at-⁠home tests? Call 1-800-232-0233 (TTY 1-888-720-7489).Read More

Keep Warm, Keep Safe

Chief Brain Nardelli and State Fire Marshal Ostroskey Urge Residents to Keep Warm, Keep Safe this Winter Keep Warm Keep Safe Press Release Keep Warm Keep Safe SlideshowRead More

Guidance for COVID-19 Update 09-15-22

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide updated protocols and to be a reference for City of Brockton employees during the COVID-19 pandemic. These guidelines are intended to help ensure the health and safety of both the public and City employees. Guidelines for the COVID-19 Pandemic Masks are required to be worn inside of…Read More

Monkeypox Information

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West Nile Virus in Brockton

Early on Wednesday and Thursday morning, September 7th and 8th, between 2 AM and 6 Am (weather permitting), Plymouth County Mosquito Control will conduct truck-based spraying in the Campello section of Brockton. No special precautions are necessary during or after the spray. Plymouth County Mosquito Control ProjectRead More

COVID-19 Testing Registration

Book your appointment here: https://curative.com/sites/35794 Here is the schedule for testing: 5 days per week Tuesdays through Saturdays Tuesdays-Thursdays-Saturdays: 8:30 AM through 12:30 PM Wednesdays & Fridays: 1:00 through 5:00 PMRead More

West Nile Virus Information

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has announced for this season the "First West Nile Virus-Positive Mosquito Sample." in a Town near us. Through bites, this mosquito can infect humans with the virus that causes Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE), which can be a serious illness. Therefore, Mayor Sullivan and the Board of Health are urging…Read More

Updated COVID-19 Memorandum

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide updated protocols and to be a reference for City of Brockton employees and residents regarding COVID-19. These guidelines are intended to help ensure the health and safety of both the public and City employees. Guidelines for the COVID-19 Pandemic Masks are recommended to be worn inside of…Read More

Monkeypox Information

Monkeypox Find information and resources about monkeypox. Monkeypox is a rare disease caused by infection with the monkeypox virus. Global public health authorities are tracking multiple cases of monkeypox that have been reported, including the United States.   Exposure Risks Symptoms Direct contact with the infectious rash, scabs, or body fluid A rash that can…Read More