Public Health Nursing Services

NOTICE: The Framingham Board of Health does NOT have Yellow Fever Vaccine.

Click here to locate a clinic for Yellow Fever vaccinations 
To speak in confidence with the Public Health Nurse, please call 508-532-5472
The Public Health Nurse has  clinic hours Monday through Friday from 8:30 - 9:30 am and 4:00 - 4:45 pm. TB Testing is provided on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesdays only.

While on Summer Hours: There will be extended Nursing Clinics on Tuesday Evenings 4pm - 6:45pm!

Please note the following "Clinic Closed" dates:


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Thursday June 8 No afternoon clinic
Friday June 16: No morning or afternoon clinic
Monday June 19 - Friday June 23: No morning or afternoon clinics
June 23rd through September 1st: No Afternoon Clinics on Fridays (Town Hall Office close at 1 PM)

Some of the Nursing Services include:


  • Blood Lead Screening for children through age 6
  • School Required Immunizations
  • TB Testing (see important note at bottom of page)
  • TB screening
  • TB Case Management
  • Child and Adult Recommended vaccinations 
  • National Health Observances
  • Blood Pressure Screening
  • Reproductive Health Information, free condoms
  • Skin Cancer Screening (seasonal)
  • Cholesterol Screening (seasonal)
  • Health Programs and Health Education
  • Outbreak and Infectious Disease Investigation
  • Disease Surveillance 
  • Medical Reserve Corps Administration and Volunteer Training
  • Needle drop off site (See instructions below)
  • Prescription Drug and Needle* Drop Off Kiosk administration located at Police Headquarters 1 William Welch Way (See instructions below)

Public Health Nurse Clinic Offers ALL REQUIRED AND RECOMMENDED VACCINATIONS for all children through 18 years. Some adult vaccinations are available to insured, and some for uninsured. There may be an Administrative Fee for vaccinations. Please ask the nurse at the time of your visit. 


Childhood and Adult immunizations are provided following the Massachusetts Department of Public Health recommendations and guidelines and include the following vaccines:
DtaP (Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis) 
Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis) 
Td (Tetanus) 
MMR (Measles, Mumps and Rubella)
MMR-V (combination of MMR and Varicella)
Varicella (Chicken Pox)
HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
MCV (Meningitis Conjugate)
Hepatitis A 
Hepatitis B
Zoster (Shingles)
PPV23 (Pneumonia 
Prevnar 13 (the "new" Pneumonia / Seasonal with Flu)
Influenza (Flu/ Seasonal)

Clinic Hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30 - 9:30 am and from 4:00 - 4:45 pm


Tuberculosis Testing is a Two Visit Test:


TB Testing is provided at no charge to students through age 18, contacts of known or suspected cases of tuberculosis and for new arrivals to the United States. 

TB TESTING IS ONLY PERFORMED ON MONDAYS, TUESDAYS AND WEDNESDAYS AND REQUIRES A SECOND VISIT AFTER 48-72 HOURS TO INTERPRET THE TEST. 


A $20.00 fee is charged for adults who require a TB test for work/school.
All immunizations are recorded in the Massachusetts Immunization Information System.
If you have any questions about your child's immunization record, you may speak to the nurse at 508-532-5472.

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