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.



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    1. ORDER LIFTED 7/6/2020 - Order Prohibiting Tag Sales, Yard Sales, Garage Sales & Similar Sales

      MAY 27, 2020 - Tag sales, yard sales, garage sales, rummage sales and other similar sales are prohibited in the City of Northampton. Read on...
    2. PRESS RELEASE: Board of Health Amends COVID-19 Rules for Wearing of Face Coverings In Public

      MAY 12, 2020 - Today, the City of Northampton issued revised mandatory orders for wearing face coverings in public places. Read on...
    3. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Hampshire County Medical Reserve Corps Recruitment

      The Hampshire County MRC is a national volunteer program dedicated to building strong, healthy and prepared communities with more than 800 trained volunteers with medical and non-medical experience. Read on...
    4. Coronavirus Situation Awareness Report - March 18, 2020

      This is a rapidly evolving situation. Risk of the Coronavirus to Massachusetts residents remains low at this time. The Northampton Health Department will continue to provide updates and coordinate public messaging on the situation on a regular basis. Read on...
    5. Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE)

      The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) announced that laboratory testing confirmed the second case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus infection, in a male between the ages of 19-30 from eastern Worcester County. This is the .... Read on...
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