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Posted on: June 1, 2018

Practice Tick Safety

The Public Health Department is reminding residents about the importance of protecting themselves against tick-borne illnesses.  Although tick bites can happen year-round, they are especially prevalent during the summer.

Avoid Direct Contact
wit...

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Public Health
Posted on: February 9, 2018

Good Samaritan Law and Overdose Prevention

As the opioid epidemic
continues to grip the nation, the Ipswich Public Health Departmentwould like to offer important information about the Good Samaritan Law and
remind residents to call 911 if they think someone could be overdosing.
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Public Health
Posted on: February 14, 2018

Septic Management Betterment Program

INTRODUCTION

The Town of Ipswich invites homeowners with failed septic systems to apply for a Betterment Loan under the Town’s Septic
Management Betterment Program
.  The proceeds of a $200,000.00 loan from the Massachusetts Water Pollution Abate...

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Public Health
Posted on: January 12, 2018

Pesticide Exclusion Request

Residents who
request their property be excluded from all pesticide applications (includinglarvicide as well as adulticide) must comply with the legal process to exempt
their property (333 CMR Section 13.03), individuals may request exclusion from wid...

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Public Health
Posted on: February 5, 2018

How Do I Properly Dispose of Medication?

Bring your unused and expired prescription
medication to the Ipswich Town Hall located at 25 Green Street or PoliceDepartment located at 15 Elm Street. At Town Hall there is a secure Drop-Off
Box located in the lower level by the Council of Aging cafe...

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Public Health