Board of Health

What Boards of Health Do?

The Board of Health is responsible for protecting groundwater from contamination, protecting private and public water supplies, ensuring dwellings are fit for human habitation, preventing epidemics and the spread of disease through measures such as vaccinations and quarantine, protecting against environmental hazards, inspecting food, enforcing DEP regulations on the disposal of wastewater (Title 5), enforcing EPA/DEP regulations on preventing pollution from air, water, solid waste and toxic wastes, enforcing regulations to control noise pollution and so on. This is not a complete list but covers the major areas of BOH activity.

Wrentham's Board of Health, like all boards of health in Massachusetts, derives its authority directly from the Mass. General Court and serves as the local arm of both the Mass. Department of Public Health (DPH) and the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP).

The Board of Health provides many application forms for health related permits.



Monday December 24th: CLOSED

Tuesday December 25th: CLOSED

Wednesday December 26th: 8am to 3:00pm

Thursday December 27th: 11am to 4pm

Friday: CLOSED


Please note that the Board of Health has adopted a new Fee Schedule effective July 1, 2018

 Board of Health Members:

Debra Dunn, Chairperson
Dr. Brian Kelly, Vice Chairperson
George Smith, Clerk

Secretary:  Liz Bugbee (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)


Wade Saucier, Health Agent
Robert Casper, Agent, Food & Housing Inspections

Upcoming Meeting Dates:

November 26, 2018
December 10, 2018
January 7, 2019
February 11, 2019
February 25, 2019
All meetings begin at 6:30pm and take place in the 2nd floor conference room at the Wrentham Town Hall, unless otherwise noted.


Monday- 8:00 am to 2:00 pm
Tuesday - 12 noon to 7:00 pm
Wednesday - 8:00 am to 1:00 pm
Thursday - 11:00 am to 4:00 pm

Phone Number:

(508) 384-5480

Fax Number:

(508) 384-5449