Resources

Welcome to our Resources page.

Please select an option on the left for specific resources.

For more information, please visit our Community Health Resource Room (rm:103) at Lynn City Hall.


March 25, 2024 - Massachusetts Department of Public Health Updated Recommendations for the General Public to Prevent the Spread of Respiratory Viruses 

Stay home if you have symptoms of any respiratory illness, like the flu, COVID-19, or Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV). 
Overview of things you can do to help prevent the spread of respiratory viruses:

  • Get vaccinated for flu and COVID-19
  • Stay home when you are sick (follow the recommendations below)
  • Use hand and respiratory hygiene 
  • Wear a mask around others 
  • Get tested for flu and COVID-19 so you can get treated
  • Avoid crowded areas and maintain physical distance
  • Increase fresh air 

For more information, please use the link below for full update.
Link: 
Staying home to prevent the spread of respiratory viruses | Mass.gov


Sharps and Needles Disposal Information:

The Public Health Division provides safe sharps disposal for community use. If you have used needles that need to be disposed of, you can bring them to the Sharps Disposal Container on the first floor near the handicapped entrance to City Hall during regular business hours. A picture of the Sharps Disposal Container can be seen below:
Sharps Disposal Bin

The sharp items must be in a puncture-proof container, such as a detergent bottle, and must be covered with the appropriate lid or cap.

 

The Lynn Police Department Collects the following items: (we do not accept them at the Public Health Division)
Prescription and over-the-counter medication, medication samples, vitamins, veterinary medications, narcotics, and liquid medications.

Other items that are not to be accepted include:
Thermometers, IV bags, personal care products, and inhalers.