The Department of Public Health is responsible for permitting and inspecting entities to ensure compliance with local Board of Health Regulations and State Sanitary Codes and Environmental Codes. Areas of responsibility include:
Beavers and Muskrats
Disease Prevention and Surveillance
Noisome and Noxious Trades (Piggeries, Slaughterhouses)
Private Water Supply Wells
Public and Semi-Public Pools
Recreational Camps For Children
Septic Systems, Septage and Sludge
Smoking and Tobacco
The Department of Public Health carries out the duties and responsibilities of the Board of Health conferred or imposed by law. Public Health Overview
An Afternoon With Family - Sunday, July 30, 2017 from 1pm - 4pm at Memorial Park, 36 South Main Street, Ipswich. Come and enjoy music, a bouncy house, the balloon man and "dunk a cop" at the dunk tank. This event is sponsored by Ipswich Aware. Read on...
The sun’s UV rays are most hazardous between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. and are strongest during the late spring and early summer months. Consequences of overexposure to the sun include sunburns, premature aging of the skin, wrinkling and skin cancer. Read on...