Board of Health

Agendas & Minutes
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Board Members
  • Stephen A. Vigeant, Chairman
    Term Expires June 30, 2017
  • Dr. Maria Narducci
    Term Expires June 30, 2019
  • Jordan J. Rubin
    Term Expires June 30, 2018
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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:

  • Collection and disposal of solid waste
  • Food service sanitation
  • Handling of leaves, grass, and yard waste
  • Hazardous materials, especially mercury
  • Housing
  • Illegal dumping
  • Operation of the ash residue landfill
  • Recycling
  • Sewage disposal
  • Smoking and exposure to environmental tobacco smoke

Date of Record:  July 21, 2016

Attention Shrewsbury Residents:

Please be advised that the Shrewsbury Board of Health is aware and monitoring the manganese levels in the Town’s public water supply. The Board of Health will continue to monitor the situation along with the Central MA Regional Public Health Alliance, Town Manager, Water Department and other local and state officials. 

More information is available on the Water Department's website at: 

A MA DEP Manganese Advisory Fact Sheet is posted under Related Documents at the bottom of this page.

Please direct any inquiries to the Water Department at (508) 841-8506.


Stephen A. Vigeant, Chairman
Shrewsbury Board of Health

Burial Permit Agents

Please visit the Town Clerk's Office for information regarding Burial Permits
  • Sandra Wright, Town Clerk and Primary Burial Agent
  • Joyce Record, Town Clerk's Office
  • Sharyn Thomas, Town Clerk's Office
  • James D. Heald, Heald and Chiampa Funeral Home
  • Shannon Henry, Britton Funeral Home