Events

2019 Health Department Events & Important Dates 

The Health Department plans events throughout the year to promote Public Health and waste reduction. Visit our Facebook or Twitter @ELongHealthdept for event updates and details or call the Health Department at (413) 525-5400 ext. 1103. 

June

June 20: 6PM-8PM Hampden County MRC's Spring Training Event #4: Narcan Training @ Longmeadow Richard Salter Storrs Library. Registered required for event. View flyer for details

May

May 30: 6PM-8PM Hampden County MRC's Spring Training Event #3: Stop The Bleed @ Longmeadow Richard Salter Storrs Library. Registered required for event. View flyer for details. 

April

April 25: 6PM-8PM Hampden County MRC's Spring Training Event #2: Hands Only CPR (No Certification) @ Longmeadow Richard Salter Storrs Library. Registered required for event. View flyer for details

April 15: Household Hazardous Waste Collection @ NEDT Collection Center in Westfield, MA begins. Up to $100.00 will be paid for by the Health Department for East Longmeadow residents to dispose of their hazardous waste! View Press Release and details about what you can bring

April 13: 10AM-2PM Car Seat Safety Check Event @ East Longmeadow Town Hall Parking Lot. View Flyer

April 6: 8AM-12PM Trash Pick-Up Day. Starts at the East Longmeadow Fire Station @ 150 Somers Road, East Longmeadow. Register by calling the Health Department at 413-525-5400 ext. 1103. Shirts and pizza will be provided to all volunteers. View Flyer

March

March 30: 10AM-11AM Composting Demonstration at East Longmeadow Public Library. Pre-order your compost kitchen pale and outdoor compost bin by calling the Health Department at 413-525-5400 ext. 1103. View Flyer

March 28: 6PM-8PM Hampden County MRC's Spring Training Event #1: Introduction To Providing Assistance As A Lay Person @ Longmeadow Richard Salter Storrs Library. Registered required for event. View flyer for details

March 20: 6:00PM Board of Health Meeting @ East Longmeadow Town Hall Town Manager's Conference Room. 

March 16: East Longmeadow Health Department Waste Reduction 2019 Scholarship Application's due to Elizabeth Bone. The Health Department of East Longmeadow invites East Longmeadow high school seniors to apply for the 2019 ELHD Scholarship. View eligibility and application. 

March 16: 10AM-12PM Rabies Vaccination Clinic for cats & dogs at A.W. Brown's Pet & Garden located at 144 Shaker Road in East Longmeadow. Rabies and distemper vaccinations will be available for $5.00 each. First 50 rabies vaccines will be paid for by Porter Road Pet Care. Dog licenses will also be available at a fee of $10.00 for dogs spayed and neutered and $20.00 for dogs that are not spayed or neutered. View Flyer

February 

February 20: 6:00PM February Board of Health Meeting and Body Arts Establishment Public Hearing @ East Longmeadow Public Library Community Room Public Hearing Notice 

January 

2018 Health Department Events & Important Dates 

August 

August 7: National Night Out (MRC & Health Department will have booths set up) 

August 13: Tick Talk @ EL Town Library 6PM. 

September

September 8: 9AM-12PM Bike Rodeo with Police Department & EL Public Library. View Flyer

September 8: 9AM-12PM PTO Shredding Event at East Longmeadow High School. View Website  

September 11: 6:15PM BOH Meeting @ Community Room, East Longmeadow Public Library. 

September 11-13: Hazardous Waste Event sign up starts. Please call the Health Department 413-525-5400 ext. 1103 to schedule a time and let us know what you will be bringing. View Flyer for accepted items. Limited Spots Available!

September 15: 9AM-1PM Regional Hazardous Waste Event @ Wilbraham Regional High School (Registration is required for this event). 

September 15: Emergency Preparedness Month National Day of Action. Visit Fema Preparedness Portal

September 15: 10AM-12PM Free Car Seat Safety Check-Up Event. View Flyer *If you could not make this event, you can schedule a free car seat safety inspection anytime by calling the Health Department at 525-5400 ext. 1106

September 18: 6PM-8PM MRC Kick-Off Event @ Community Room, East Longmeadow Public Library. Light refreshments will be served! View Flyer 

October

October 10: 2PM-6PM Free Vaccination Clinic for EL Residents and Employees @ Town Hall Parking Lot.  View Flyer *Pre-registration is not required for this event by highly encouraged & Don't forget to bring your insurance cards!*

October 10: 6:30PM BOH Meeting @ Community Room, East Longmeadow Public Library. CANCELED 

October 18: 6:30PM-8:30PM MRC Event, Introduction to Providing Assistance As A Lay Person @ Chicopee Public Library, 44 Front Street. View Flyer *Pre-registration is required for this event*

October 22: 4PM-7PM Receivership Program Seminar @ Holyoke Senior Center, 291 Pine Street, Holyoke, MA 01040. View Flyer

November

November 3: 9AM-11AM (OR until truck is full) Community Shredding Event @ East Longmeadow High School. This is FREE event and for residents only. Limit 2 boxes/ per person. View Flyer

November 13: 6PM American Diabetes Month Program #1: Special Cook Book Club Event featuring The Mediterranean Diabetes Cookbook and Nutritionist Katie Dafoe-Raymond, MS, RD, LDN @ East Longmeadow Public Library Community Room. View Flyer *Registration is required. The Mediterranean Diabetes Cookbook is available at the East Longmeadow Public Library to borrow for recipes, but you do not have to make a recipe if you want to attend for the presentation on nutrition, diabetes awareness and prevention. *

November 26: Trash will no longer be accepted from containers larger then 35 gallons. See Press Release 

November 28: 7:00PM BOH Meeting @ Community Room, East Longmeadow Public Library. 

November 29: 6:30PM-8:30PM MRC Event, Hands Only CPR @ Chicopee Public Library, 44 Front Street. View Flyer *Pre-registration is required for this event*

November 30: 10AM-11AM American Diabetes Month Program #2: Guided Grocery Store Tour with Big Y registered dietitian. This is a free event, but spaces are limited and registration is required. Call the Health Department to register at 413-525-5400 ext. 1103. View Flyer

December

December 3: 7AM Simple Recycling curbside textile pick-up starts for all East Longmeadow residents on your scheduled recycling day. View Flyer 1 and Flyer 2 for details! 

December 20: 6:30PM-8:30PM MRC Event, Stop The Bleed @ Chicopee Public Library, 44 Front Street. View Flyer *Pre-registration is required for this event*