Board of Health

Board Members

  • Stephen A. Vigeant, Chairman - Term Expires June 30, 2023
  • Jennie Fishman, MPH - Term Expires June 30, 2024
  • Dr. George Abraham - Term Expires June 30, 2025

Mission Statement

The mission of the Shrewsbury Board of Health is to promote general health of the community, the wellness in the individual, and to inspire conditions by which people can remain healthy. We offer educational resources and promulgate and enforce local, state and national regulations as required by law. We promote sanitary living conditions for all our residents and strive to protect the environment from harm and pollution.

The Health Department is run by the Board of Health whose primary concerns are activities related to health and the environment:

  • Food service sanitation
  • Mercury:  thermometers and thermostats
  • Housing
  • Nuisance
  • Operation of the ash residue landfill
  • Sewage disposal
  • Smoking and exposure to Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS)

Agendas & Minutes

Stamped Board of Health Agendas are available forty eight (48) hours prior to the meeting and are available in the Board of Health office upon request.

Board of Health Meeting Minutes are available following Board of Health approval and then are posted under the View All Agendas and Minutes link below.

View Most Recent Agenda (PDF) | View All Agendas and Minutes

  1. Food Truck Thursdays April - October 2022

    09/29/22 - Food Vendor Line-up: Uhlman's Ice Cream, Say Cheese, Anzio's Brick Oven Pizza, and Moe's Sweet Eats. Read on...
  2. SAVE THE DATE! Medication Take Back Event - October 29, 2022

    On 10/29/22 from 10AM - 2PM, the Central MA Regional Public Health Alliance in conjunction with the Shrewsbury Police Dept. will hold this event for the safe disposal of any and all unwanted, unused, expired prescription or over-the-counter medication. Read on...
  1. Save the Date! Community Recycling Fundraiser

    The Shrewsbury Rotary Club is sponsoring a Community Recycling Fundraiser to be held at the Shrewsbury Town Hall, 100 Maple Avenue on Sunday, October 16, 2022 from 9:00 a.m. to NOON. This event is open to the general public. Recycling Fundraiser Flyer
  2. UPDATE for COVID-19: Mask Advisory for Shrewsbury

    Date of Record: 06-24-22 - The Shrewsbury Board of Health discussed the Mask Advisory at their meeting this morning. It is still strongly recommended that residents wear masks and that eligible residents be up-to-date on vaccines and boosters. Read on...
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