Board of Health
Memorial Hall, Lower Level
272 Main Street
Townsend, MA 01469
Phone: (Rick Metcalf)
Monday 9am - 4pm
Tuesday 9am - 4pm and 6pm - 8pm
Wednesday 9am - 12 noon
Thursday 9am - 12noon
Friday 9am - 12 noon
Nashoba Sanitarian 1pm-2pm Tuesday and Thursday
We have an open door policy if you see the light on please come in. Our reception area is loaded with useful information, recycling stickers, schedules, bylaws, etc.
Some functions are handled through Nashoba Associated Boards Of Health
30 Central Ave, Ayer MA 978-772-3335
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