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Board of Health
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Health Agent
Administrative Assistant
499 Plymouth Street
Halifax, MA 02338
Board Meetings
Meetings are scheduled the first and third Wednesday of each month at 7:00 pm
After Hour Emergencies:
Please call police dispatch 781-293-5761
Mon - Thurs 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday - Closed
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Board Members
Term Expires
John DeLano
May 18, 2017
John Weber
May 14, 2016
Alan Dias
May 15, 2018
Temporary Removal of Town Barrier
    The Town of Halifax will remove the barriers to the boat ramps on Route 58 (Monponsett Street) and Lingan Street/4th Avenue on a temporary basis from Friday, October 9 to Monday, October 12 to allow boat owners to remove their boats from Monponsett Pond.
     The barriers will go back into place on Tuesday, October 13. For more information, please contact the Halifax Selectmen's Office at 781-294-1316.

Our next regular scheduled meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 07, 2015, 7:00pm - 9pm.

On Tuesday, September 29th, MDPH collected a water sample from West Monponsett Pond at 4th Ave Beach in Halifax.  Laboratory analysis showed cyanobacteria levels of 156,000 cells/ml, above the MDPH guideline level of 70,000 cells/ml. Microcystin toxin was not detected.
MDPH recommends that the current advisory remain in place. MDPH sampling will occur at the waterbody again on Tuesday, October 06, 2015.

  • CLOSED: West Monponsett Pond
  • State Boat Ramp (No Swimming At Any Time)
  • Halifax Beach (Richview & 11th Ave)
  • Lingan Street Beach (4th Ave)
The Halifax Animal Inspector position is open for applications, the deadline for applications is October 09, 2015.  See employment section:
The Board of Health currently has two (2) open Alternative Sewerage Committee (ASC) member seat available.  For more information go:
For Tobacco and Nicotine Product Regulations Draft# 1Information go to:
For Barn/Stable Regulation Information go to:
For more information, additional links and details on EEE and WNv go to:

For more infomation on Halifax Rabies Clinics:

For infomation on Annual Flu Prevention Clinics and Dates:

The link for Algae Concerns is:

The link for information on the Monponsett Watershed Association is:

~You can receive an official signed copy of regulations and/or meeting minutes at the Board of Health office~

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