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Posted on: September 22, 2021

Curative Labs offers walk-up COVID-19 testing outside South Hadley Town Hall on Saturdays

COVID testing

Walk-up COVID-19 testing is now available Saturdays outside the front of South Hadley Town Hall from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Administered by Curative, the testing is a self-collected swab PCR test with a 1 to 2-day turnaround after arrival at a Curative lab. Tes...

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Public Health
Posted on: September 8, 2021

South Hadley / Chicopee / Holyoke Livable Community Survey results released

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South Hadley partnered with the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission in 2019 to create a regional action plan for becoming a more age-friendly and dementia-friendly community. The plan will address quality of life issues such as walkability of outdoor space...

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Public Health
Posted on: September 7, 2021

State health officials announce two new human cases of West Nile Virus in Middlesex County

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State Health Officials Announce Two New Human Cases of West Nile Virus in Massachusetts 

Residents urged to take precautions to avoid mosquito bites

BOSTON  – The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) announced...

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Public Health
Posted on: September 3, 2021

Take precautions to avoid mosquito bites

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Avoid Mosquito Bites

Apply Insect Repellent when Outdoors.

  • Use a repellent with DEET (N, N-diethyl-m-toluamide), permethrin, picaridin (KBR 3023), oil of lemon eucalyptus [p-menthane 3, 8-diol (PMD)], or IR3535 according to the product label. DEET products...
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