Health

 

DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC HEALTH

Colleen E. Fermon

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ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Jennifer Brown

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PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE

Pamela Lara

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25 Green Street
Ipswich, MA 01938
Phone: (978) 356-6606
Fax: (978) 356-6680
Town Hall is open Mondays 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Tuesdays – Thursdays 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Fridays from 8 a.m. to 12 Noon. Offices are closed on weekends and holidays.

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The Town Manager appoints the Director of Public Health. The Department of Public Health carries out the duties and responsibilities of the Board of Health conferred or imposed by law.

Public Health Overview 2014

 

The Health Department is responsible for permitting and inspecting entities that provide goods and services to the public 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, Body Art, Food Establishments, Funeral Director's, Disease Prevention and Surveillance, Emergency Preparedness, Housing, Mosquito Control, Motels, Private Water Supply Wells, Public and Semi-Public Pools, Recreational Camps For Children, Septic Systems and Septage, Smoking and Tobacco, and Tanning Facilities.

 

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