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.


  • FLU CLINIC- Friday, October 12, 2018 10 am - 1pm at the Northampton Council of Chambers,  212 Main Street, Northampton, MA 01060-All Are Welcome

  • PUBLIC FORUM-City of Northampton Board of Health on October 18, 2018 at 6:00 pm- City Hall-Hearing Room Smoke-Free Central Business District(s)

    The Northampton Board of Health is in the process of reviewing the Regulation of the City of Northampton Board of Health Prohibiting Smoking in Workplaces and Public Places and is considering amending the regulation to include:Section D – Prohibiting smoking in the Northampton Central Business District with the exception of designated smoking areas.Section D - Prohibiting smoking in the Florence Zoned Business district with the exception of designated smoking areas.A public forum will be held on October 18th, 2018 at 6:00 pm in the City Hall Hearing Room, Second Floor, 210 Main Street, Northampton, MA.This public forum is an opportunity for the voices of residents, visitors and local businesses to be heard about the proposed regulation. If you cannot attend the forum but would like to submit a statement, please do so by either emailing it to or mailing it to the Northampton Health Department, 212 Main Street, Northampton, MA 01060.
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