Community Nurse's Page

COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

  • Please view the COVID-19 page for updates and more information.

Please note that the influenza infections is high in Massachusetts. It is not too late to get a flu shot. Call the Bedford Board of Health at 781-275-6507 to sign up for appointment. Please practice the following infection prevention activities:

  • Wash hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
  • Frequently clean touch common touchpoint surfaces, including but not limited to electronics, door knobs, and countertops
  • Avoid sharing food utensils, containers, and other personal items
  • Distance yourself from someone who appears sick
  • Practice proper cough etiquette

DC Information

Youth Education

Vaping Cessation Resources

Massachusetts Resources

  • My Life, My Quit is a free resource to help youth quit vaping. Massachusetts promotional materials coming soon.
    • Teens can call or text "start my quit" to 855-891-9989 or they can visit the My Life, My Quite website for real-time coaching.
    • Through the program, teens work with a coach who listens and understands their unique needs, provides personalized support, and helps them build a quit plan to become free from nicotine.
  • The Department of Public Health released a 2 minute video to educate parents about the harms of vaping: The New Look of Nicotine Addiction. The video can be used as a public service announcement on public access channels, newsletters, blogs, emails, social media (especially parent Facebook groups), presentations, etc.

National Resources