Board of Health

Overview:

Members of the Board of Health are elected by the voters to serve three-year terms. The elected board is responsible for the promotion and protection of public health. This is done through education and enforcement of environmental, public, medical and mental health laws and regulations. It is also responsible for the surveillance and reporting of communicable disease and the State Environmental Code for wells, septic systems, lead and asbestos abatement and ground water protection.The elected board is supported by the Health Department located in Town Hall.