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Greenfield Community
 
Board of Health
Contact TypeContact Information
Contact:
Address:
Greenfield Town Hall
14 Court Square
Greenfield, MA 01301
Phone:
413-772-1404
Meeting Info:
First Thursday of month @ 5:00 p.m.
 
Additional Links:
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Members
Name
Title
Term
 
Chair
 
Janina Thayer
Clerk
2015
Dr. William Doyle
Member
2014
Nicole Zabko
Director of Public Health
Successor Qualified
Mission Statement
                        
The Greenfield Board of Health seeks to preserve and protect the health and well-being of the residents of Greenfield.  The Board of Health protects the public health, prevents and controls disease, promotes safe and sanitary living conditions, and protects the environment from hazards.  To this end the Board of Health promulgates, interprets and enforces regulations.

Overview
While the Board of Health and Health Department both work towards the maintenance and promotion of a healthy community, the two bodies have very different roles.


Board of Health
The Board of Health is responsible for making health policy for the City of Greenfield, which includes:
•  Creating new policy and regulation
•  Holding public hearings on existing policies and regulations
•  Hearing variance requests for existing policies and  regulations

The Board is consists of 3 members, appointed by the Mayor as described in the City of Greenfield Charter.  Each member shall serve a 3 year term.  A physician or health care professional is required to be one of the three members.