Health Department

Health Department Office open by Appointment Only

Please continue to call the office, use the Town Hall Drop Box (near the parking lot entrance), regular mail, and email to conduct as much business as possible.


  • Monday, 9:00 a.m. to Noon, 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday through Thursday; 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.; 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Fridays: No appointments.Caution
  • **Approved Food Permits will be mailed. Do not visit the office or make and appointment for pick up.


  • Appointments can be made by filling out a Request an Appointment form. Staff will contact you to confirm a date and time.
  • Each appointment has a time limit of 15 minutes.
  • You will not be admitted without an appointment. No walk-ins permitted.
  • No more than one person permitted at the service counter at a time.
  • Face coverings and social distancing required.

Description of Services

The Health Department works with the Board of Health to:

Assess the Town's health needs Develop public health initiatives
Monitor communicable & infectious disease Provide annual flu vaccine clinics
Repsond to general nuisance complaints Respond to housing complaints
Inspect summer camps for children Monitor mosquito control programs
Inspect semi-public swimming pools Monitor lakes & swimming beaches
Inspect food establishments Manage a Medical Reserve Corps

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