The Health Department staff is working in cohorts and at times will be remote. If something is urgent, you can reach the Health Director at the contact information below:
Board typically meets once a month or as required.
role & responsiblities
The Board of Health provides for fulfillment of its duties under Massachusetts General Law 111:5, 26-33 and other sections including enforcement of the state Sanitary and Environmental Codes, reporting diseases dangerous to the public health, and enforcement of other applicable state and local laws and regulations. The Board of Health determines the health needs of the community (and the health services available to the community) in terms of the size and characteristics of the population, specific health problems, and environmental conditions.