Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Week-long celebration at Tewksbury museum
It's National Public Health Week and the Public Health Museum, 365 East St. is engaged in a week-long celebration. On Wednesday, April 3, the museum is sponsoring a special lecture at the Tewksbury Public Library by Dr. Alfred DeMaria, one of the state's leading health officers. The stories told by DeMaria are fascinating, and should be of interest to the general public. In addition, the museum and library have collaborated on a special public health exhibit that can be seen at the library. There will be special events for nurse going on all week at the Public Health Museum In addition, from April 2 through April 6 (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.), the public is invited to tour the Public Heal Museum free of charge as part of the celebration.
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Combined efforts of volunteers, staff and college students pays off.
More than 100 visitors gathered last week for the grand re-opening of the Massachusetts Public Health Museum on the campus of Tewksbury Hospital. Those who took part in a tour of the new exhibits were treated to a journey back in time through nearly 200 years of medical history. First opened in 1994, the museum was open to the public through July 2012, when it was closed for the major renovation. It is housed in the “Old Administration Building”, an 1894 Queen Anne style building designed by John A. Fox. The museum now features a combination of art, historical documents, photos and an amazing collection of historical medical equipment such as a vintage iron lung, dentist office equipment, blood-letting tools, insane asylum patient …
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Grand re-opening ceremony for renovated museum is scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 30.
Tuesday, January 29
(Editor's note: The following information was submitted by the Massachusetts Public Health Museum.) On Wednesday, Jan. 30, 4-7 p.m., the Museum of Public Health invites the public to a FREE Museum Opening and Celebration. Come to the Public Health Museum at the historic Tewksbury Hospital, 365 East St., Tewksbury, Massachusetts, rain or shine. Meet your neighbors, members of the public health community, and Museum staff and Board. Enjoy complimentary refreshments and the opportunity to become a Museum member. Fascinating objects abound, including a vintage iron lung, antique dentist office equipment, blood-letting tools, “insane asylum” patient restraints, and rare document. “The Museum provides an extraordinary ambiance and …
Wednesday, August 3, 2011
Bits of knowledge to help make you the smartest person at the coffee shop.
Here are five pieces of information to help make you the smartest person on the team. 1. Today's Weather Forecast: Today will see patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming east around 6 mph. Tonight there will be a slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Light east wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%. 2. By The Numbers: 32,516. According to Tewksbury's local 2010 census, this was the population for the town. Interestingly, this is roughly 4,000 people higher than the U.S.Census recorded. This either indicates that people are more willing to fill out a local census form that a national one or it calls into question …