Health Department

The Health Division works with the Board of Health to provide health services, awareness, and inspections throughout the Town.

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PUBLIC HEALTH

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

Quit SmokingQuit Smoking

Get facts about smoking, or visit Making Smoking History for additional help and information. 

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has a campaign Take the First Step which helps people with quitting smoking, vaping and use of other tobacco or nicotine products. You can take the first step by calling the Massachusetts Quitline (1-800-QUIT-NOW) or you can click HERE for more information. 

Watch THIS video to learn more about how to Take the First Step.

Household Hazardous Waste

New England Disposal Technologies (NEDT) has opened a "HousNEDT Opens in new windowehold Hazardous Products Collection Center (PDF)" that has been permitted by the MassDEP to accept waste materials from households located in any community in the Commonwealth.

SepticSmartSeptic System

Learn more about how your septic system works and simple, everyday tips on how to properly maintain it from the EPA's SepticSmart website.