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. PRESS RELEASE: Order Closing School Play Areas, Parks & Recreation Facilities

      Merridith O’Leary, Public Health Director for the City of Northampton, has issued an order that school play areas and parks and recreation facilities in the City of Northampton be closed to the public Read on...
    2. COVID-19 Procedures for Construction Sites & Construction Workers

      The City of Northampton Board of Health, Building Department and the Department of Public Works have issued procedures for construction sites and construction workers in Northampton. Read on...
    3. EMERGENCY SHELTER: Volunteers, Donations & Staff Needed!

      The City of Northampton’s Emergency Management Team is working with ServiceNet and other local partners to open an emergency shelter at Northampton High School for our homeless neighbors. Read on...
    4. Northampton Public Health Director Merridith O’Leary: What to do if you test positive for COVID-19

      With everyone understandably on high alert about Coronavirus transmission, I’d like to explain in detail what happens when an individual tests positive for Coronavirus disease COVID-19. Read on...
    5. Cooley Dickinson Opens COVID-19 Community Call Center

      The COVID-19 call center is staffed Monday - Friday from 8 am to 6:30 pm and Saturday and Sunday from 8a – 5p by health care workers who can field general questions about COVID-19. Read on...
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