Board of Health

Members

  • Michael Healey, Chairperson
    Term expires: December 31, 2020
  • Antonia Blinn
    Term expires: December 31, 2021
  • Kasia Frenette
    Term expires: December 31, 2020
  • Leah Gillespie
    Term expires: December 31, 2019
  • Graham Wilson
    Term expires: December 31, 2019

Mission Statement

The mission of the Mansfield Board of Health is to protect, preserve and improve the public health, environment and well-being of our citizens through the enforcement of federal, state and local statutes and regulations, education and promotion of sanitary living and working conditions, and protection of the environment from disease and pollution.

Goals & Objectives 

  • Enforce current legislation regulating public health and environmental health.* 
  • Develop, maintain, and advocate for programs aimed at ensuring a safe environment, reducing known health risks, and applying known preventive health measures.
  • Encourage education and expansion of knowledge and expertise within the department and throughout the community
  • Maintain current knowledge and understanding of emerging topics in public health.
  • Pass local regulations specific to health and environmental concerns to the town and residents of Mansfield.
  • Prepare an all hazards approach to local public health emergencies, working in conjunction with Town Departments.

* Legislation includes: food protection, septic systems, grease trap maintenance, tobacco and nicotine sales, housing standards, lead paint, body art, wells, recreational day camps, family campgrounds, motels/hotels, public and semi-public pools, odor, plastic waste reduction and public health nuisances.