Department News


Body recovered from Merrimack River

Press release:
 
Body recovered from Merrimack River
 
The Tyngsborough Police Department and Middlesex District Attorney’s office have confirmed that yesterday, March 21st, at approximately 4:30pm, the Tyngsborough Police and Fire Department responded to the area of the Larson Avenue boat ramp for a report of a body found floating in the Merrimack River. The body was first reported by boaters in the area.
 
A rescue boat was launched, Tyngsborough Fire and Police personnel on the boat recovered the body. The Massachusetts State Police, assigned to the District Attorney’s office, along with the Tyngsborough Police Department are investigating. We will not be releasing further details at this time, pending the determination of the cause of the death, and a positive identification from the Office of the Medical Examiner.
 
Chief Richard D. Howe
 

Covid-19 vaccinations for Tyngsborough residents who are homebound

A message from the Tyngsborough Board of Health concerning Covid-19 vaccinations for Tyngsborough residents who are homebound:
 
Residents who are homebound and unable to leave the home because they are:
“Bedbound”
Have significant cognitive or behavioral needs (dementia, panic disorder)
Frail individual who can barely leave home and requires significant support to do so
Individual with significant, ongoing mobility issues who has trouble getting to the doctor
 
To qualify for in home vaccination, you must meet the following definition:
Individuals who are not able to leave their home to get to a vaccination site without significant assistance
These individuals either:
Require ambulance or two person assist to leave the home
Not able to leave the home for medical appointments under normal circumstances
Have considerable difficulty and/or require significant support to leave the home for medical appointments
 
The following individuals do NOT qualify for in-home vaccination program:
Individuals who can access a vaccination site with transportation support, even if they prefer in-home vaccination
Individuals who are short-term/ temporarily homebound
Individuals who reside in a Long Term Care facility
 
If you are interested in a home Covid-19 vaccination, please contact the Board of Health by phone or email:
978-649-2300 x 118 or health@tyngsboroughma.gov
 
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Regards,
Kerri C. Oun
Tyngsborough Board of Health
Health Agent
978 649 2300 xt 118
koun@TyngsboroughMa.gov