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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    2. Current Events
    1. Order Prohibiting Tag Sales, Yard Sales, Garage Sales, Rummage 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: City of Northampton Announces Planned Closure of Temporary Emergency Shelter at NHS

      MAY 19, 2020 - Today, Mayor David Narkewicz announced that Northampton, in close collaboration with ServiceNet, will transition operations from the emergency shelter at Northampton High School back to existing local facilities on Saturday, May 23, 2020. Read on...
    3. 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...
    4. PRESS RELEASE: City of Northampton Reopens Select Parks and Recreation Areas

      Effective May 8, 2020, Director O’Leary will lift part of the order to allow the use of the following recreation areas; Agnes Fox Park, Arcanum Field, Ellerbrook Field, Lampron Park, Maines Field, Look Park, Pulaski Park, Sheldon Field and Veterans Field. Read on...
    5. PRESS RELEASE: Testing in City Shelter Indicates Virtually No Coronavirus Spread

      APRIL 30, 2020 - Testing conducted this week at the city’s shelter for homeless individuals at Northampton High School indicated minimal presence of COVID-19. Read on...
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