The mission of the Board of Health is to be an advocate for the health of the public. This mission is accomplished through the provision of appropriate services and the enforcement of applicable codes in an effort to maintain the health, safety and comfort of all residents.
What is the Board of Health?
A body of lay people appointed by elected officials of the municipality to formulate policy regarding public health under which the Health Department operates.
What is the Health Department?
A contracted body of professionals who do the actual work of protecting the public health through the Health Officer, Educators, Physicians, Public Health Nurses and Registered Environmental Inspectors.
What does the Board of Health do?
Meets established standards set forth by the State regarding public and environmental health.