Some functions are handled through Nashoba Associated Boards Of Health
30 Central Ave, Ayer MA 978-772-3335
See Earth Day Clean Up Link for how to clean the Roads and Streets of Townsend in April!
Recycling Center next open April 1st, 2017 - no joke!
Description of Services
The Board of Health, in conjunction with the Nashoba Associated Boards of Health in Ayer, is responsible for the formulation and enforcement of rules and regulations concerning public health The Board shall have all the powers and duties given to boards of Health under the laws of the Commonwealth, the Charter, By-Laws or other Town Meeting vote.
This task is accomplished through various activities including:
- Communicable Diseases
- Other public health threats like West Nile Virus, Lyme Disease and Eastern Equine Encephalitis.
- Sharps (Syringes) Collection Program