Health Department

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Overview:

To protect and promote the health, the environment and the well being of the Town of Wayland residents and visitors.The Wayland Health Department offers a wide variety of services for the Town. The main purpose of public health is prevention and the services provided by this department are prevention oriented. The services range from a multitude of various inspections, vaccinations, communicable disease investigations, educational materials, training opportunities, emergency preparedness and staff assistance. 

The Health Department runs the day-to-day operations of the office, while the Board of Health acts as the policy makers. Under the guidance of the board, the department is responsible to carry out and enforce public health policies; local, state and federal laws and regulations in order to protect the health, safety and well-being of our residents, visitors and the environment. 

Call the Health Department for information on the following:

  • Flu Clinics
  • Food Establishments
  • Household Hazardous Waste
  • Septic System Information
  • Swimming Pools
  • Underground Storage Tank - installation, removal, inspection
  • Wells, including Irrigation

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Julia Junghanns, R.S., C.H.O. Director of Public Health (508) 358-3617
Darren R. MacCaughey, R.S. Sanitarian/Health Agent
Ruth Mori, MSN, RN Public Health Nurse/School Nurse Leader
Patti White Department Assistant