Contact Info

Board of Health
37 Main Street
Charlton, MA 01507
P: 508-248-2210
F: 508-248-2375

Office Hours

Mon, Wed, Thu
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
7:30 AM - 7:00 PM


Tuesdays in the Board of Health office.

Agenda - Jan. 9, 6 PM


Public Hearings:


Board of Health Directory

James Philbrook
Health Director

Andrea Humphries
Administrative Assistant

James F. Malley, Jr., P.E.
Board of Health Engineer
Title5 – Septic Systems

Cheryl Rawinski
Public Health Nurse

Elected Board Members
Matt Gagner, Chairman
Willy Stevens, Vice Chairman
Jonathan Sanborn, Member
Board of Health

Mission Statement

The mission of the Board of Health is to develop and maintain innovative programs to safeguard and improve the general health of the citizens of the Town Responsibilities include developing and promoting disease prevention and wellness programs as well as improving health education and environmental awareness. The Board of Health is also responsible for interpreting and enforcing the provisions of the State Public Health Code, State Sanitary Code, State and Local Environmental Code.

1. Enforce Title 5; State Sanitary Code (Septic System Regulations) as well as involvement with all new septic systems, failures and repairs.

2. Inspect food establishments, ice rinks, camps, pools, beaches, housing. Enforce tobacco, massage and body art regulations.

3. Issue beaver trap permits.

4. Maintain records of communicable disease.

5. Issue permits for drinking water wells as well as monitoring the safety of drinking water.

6. Coordinate availability and disbursement of vaccines.
Info on: Mosquitos | Ticks | Gypsy Moths

Water Videos by WPI: Food Safety Recalls



Tuesday, January 9: Informational meeting for all residents of H. Foote Rd, Berry Corner and Eleanor Ln about the water connection agreement in the Selectmen’s meeting room.

Town of Charlton's Emergency Preparedness Handbook

The 2017 Massachusetts State Health Assessment

State Public Health Officials Announce Moderate Risk for West Nile Virus in 36 new communities

Date TBA:
Household Hazardous Waste Day from 9 AM - 1 PM.
Download the Flyer

Flint Road Landfill Closure Certification Report

Residential Refuse Drop-Off Center for Charlton Residents

NEW Sharps Disposal Requirements

Harrington HeathCare Travel Clinic

Food Safety Recalls

Forms and Documents