Public Health

The Department of Public Health is responsible for permitting and inspecting entities to ensure compliance with local Board of Health Regulations and State Sanitary Codes and Environmental Codes.  Areas of responsibility include:
  • Air Pollution
  • Bathing Beaches
  • Beavers and Muskrats
  • Body Art
  • Disease Prevention and Surveillance
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Food Establishments
  • Funeral Directors
  • Housing
  • Mosquito Control
  • Motels
  • Nuisances
  • Noisome and Noxious Trades (Piggeries, Slaughterhouses)
  • Pesticides
  • Private Water Supply Wells
  • Public and Semi-Public Pools
  • Recreational Camps For Children
  • Septic Systems, Septage and Sludge
  • Smoking and Tobacco
  • Tanning Facilities

The Department of Public Health carries out the duties and responsibilities of the Board of Health conferred or imposed by law.   Public Health Overview

 

  1. Monday COVID vaccination clinics at Our Lady of Hope Church from 1-4pm

    The Ipswich Public Health Department will hold COVID vaccination clinics every Monday through December 2021 at Our Lady of Hope Church from 1-4pm. Register for your appointment today! Read on...
  2. Your Input is Requested - Confidential Community Health Needs Assessment

    Lend your voice on community healthcare needs via the Beverly Hospital and Addison Gilbert Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA). This helps determine needs in your community and develop ways for BH/AGH to serve you. Read on...
  3. Ipswich’s Flu Vaccination Clinic for Senior Residents, 60+ is this Thurs. 10/21

    Ipswich Senior Flu Vaccination Clinic is this Thursday, 10/21/21 from 1-3pm in the Council on Aging Cafeteria at Town Hall, 25 Green Street. Registration is required! Read on...
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