Prevent, Promote & Protect
The mission of the Needham Public Health Division since 1877 has been to prevent
and control the spread of disease, to address environmental issues, to promote
healthy lifestyles, and protect the public health and social well-being of all citizens,
especially the most vulnerable.
News: Board of Health to Propose New Regulations
The Board of Health will be proposing new regulations on Body Art Establishments,
Synthetic Drugs, and Drug Paraphernalia at an upcoming public hearing.
Residents, business owners,
and other concerned parties are invited to attend the
hearing to register their opinions on the
proposed regulations. The hearing will begin at approximately 8 a.m.
Comments will also be accepted through Friday, September 2nd in writing via electronic
to Public Health Department, 1471 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA 02492.
Video: Proposed Body Art Regulations
Video: Proposed Drug Paraphernalia
For more information on the proposed body art and drug paraphernalia
regulations watch these segments from The Needham Channel.
Synthetic Drugs: Know the Facts
Have you heard of synthetic drugs such as "bath salts" or synthetic marijuana? This
article provides important information on what these substances are and the risks
involved in their use.
Upcoming Event: It Takes a Village
In September the Council on Aging is offering a three-part evening workshop
addressing current social issues challenging our community today. To register
781-455-7555 ext. 205.
Dumpster Maintenance Requirements
During the hot and humid summer weather, keeping up with dumpster
requirements is more important than ever! Overfilled dumpsters
open covers and odors are common summertime public
Please take a moment to
review with your staff the following reminders
keep your dumpster clean and maintained:
Click here to view the All Dumpster Maintenance Requirements
For information, support and resources for Opioid Addiction, please visit:
Learn2cope and MA General ARMS (Addiction Recovery
Management Service) have additional information
support groups, resources and other links:
MA General ARMS:
Draft Concussion Regulation: http://www.needhamma.gov/health
Extreme Cold Weather Preparedness Tips
Preventing West Nile Virus and Other Mosquito Borne Illness
For more information, contact Norfolk County Mosquito Control