Health Department

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The Health Department works to protect and promote the health, the environment and the well-being of all who live, work, learn and visit Wayland.  We offer a wide variety of services for the Town including various reviews and inspections, guidance/education, vaccinations, and communicable disease investigations.  We are committed to ensuring all have access to public health resources with a focus on prevention, wellness and health equity.  

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.

Contact the Health Department for information on the following:

  • Vaccination clinics for Flu or Covid
  • Food Establishments
  • Household Hazardous Waste
  • Septic System Information 
  • Public or Semi Public pools
  • Wells, including Irrigation, geothermal
  • Tobacco control


Covid 19 Resources:

Resources for getting vaccinated for Flu or Bivalent/Covid vaccines: 

  • Call your doctor's office or check their website
  • Call a local pharmacy for flu vaccine or Covid bivalent vaccine  
    • Acton Pharmacy 978-263-3901
    • Keyes Drugs in Auburndale 617-244-2794
    • Theater Pharmacy in Lexington 781-862-4480
    • West Concord Pharmacy 978-369-3100
    • CVS or Walgreens book online via their website

Find Mass DPH Covid-19 Guidance for the General Public here

Click here for joint Mass DPH/DESE Covid-19 Guidance for preschools and K-12 School

Click here for weekly Covid-19 Data Reporting from Mass DPH including lab-run test data (which does NOT include reports of at-home test results) and vaccination /booster data


New Subsurface Sewage Disposal & Wastewater Treatment Regulations (Effective 9/19/2022)

Link to OpenGov Health Department Online Permits    **Title 5 inspection reports from 2020 now available online through OpenGov(Viewpoint). See instructions below. 

1. Create a user account, 2. Click on search and type in address (do not use Road/Rd, Street/St.), 3. Click on the address, 4.Click on Title 5 inspection report. 5. On Title 5 inspection report page next to details click on files and a window will pop up. 6. Click on the address where it says pdf and download the report.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Julia Junghanns, R.S., C.H.O. Director of Public Health O: (508) 358-3617
Darren R. MacCaughey, R.S. Sanitarian/Health Agent
Michele Fronk Schuckel, MBA, BSN, RN Public Health Nurse 508-358-3215
Patti White Department Assistant