Health

The City of Northampton Health Department, under the guidance of the Board of Health, assesses and addresses the needs of the community in order to help protect and improve the health and quality of life of residents and visitors. This is carried out by the implementation of disease surveillance, health promotion, environmental health inspection, public outreach, education, and empowerment.

Services
The Health Department is responsible for permitting and inspecting businesses that provide services to the public to ensure compliance with local, state and federal law.

  • Restaurants
  • Body Art Establishments
  • Tanning
  • Retail Food
  • Swimming Pools
  • Tobacco/Nicotine Delivery Retailers
  • Recreational Camps
  • Sharps Disposal Program
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  1. In the News
  2. Current Events
  1. Flu Season

    Flu Season is starting to peak. Statewide, public health officials report widespread flu activity, although the incidence varies by region, as is typical of flu season. Read on...
  2. Mosquito & Disease Public Service Announcement

    What you need to know about diseases transmitted by mosquitoes: West Nile Virus (WNV) and Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) are serious diseases caused by a virus transmitted through the bite of a mosquito. Read on...
  3. Measles: It’s Not Too Late to Vaccinate!

    As the measles outbreak linked to Disneyland continues to spread throughout the United States, the Northampton Health Department is deeply concerned for those who are at risk because they have not been vaccinated. Read on...
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