Local Boards of Health have a crucial role in the prevention and control of communicable diseases in the community. The Northampton Health Department promotes and protects the health and well being of the individual, family and community in the City of Northampton. The Public Health Nurse investigates diseases and organizes vaccine clinics, gives advice on general good health practices and holds health clinics.
The Health Department has received special funding for the following projects. Contact the Board of Health to learn more.