Health Department

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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Household Hazardous Waste

New England Disposal Technologies (NEDT) has opened a "HousNEDTehold 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

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