The Board of Health's primary responsibility is to respond and act on any situation that may affect the health and safety of the general public. Most of our duties are contained within many statutes, including mandatory licensing and inspection programs.
By law, the Board of Health is the designated public health authority for the town. We are primarily a regulatory agency, and strive to effectively enforce all applicable laws and rules and regulations pertaining to public health in order to preserve and protect public health, our major goal and responsibility. Additionally, we continually evaluate and identify community health needs so that we can provide appropriate programs and services that lend to the promotion of public health for all.