Dedham Town Health Department in Dedham Massachusetts

Address and phone number for Dedham Town Health Department, a Health Department, at Bryant Street, Dedham MA.


Name
Dedham Town Health Department
Address
26 Bryant Street, Dedham, Massachusetts, 02026
Phone
781-751-9220
Fax
781-751-9229
Hours
Mon-Fri 7:00 AM-3:00 PM

About the Dedham Town Health Department

The Dedham Town Health Department, located in Dedham, MA, monitors public health risks, coordinates Dedham agencies responding to public health threats, and enforces Massachusetts public health standards. As a Department of Public Health (DPH), the department works to prevent the spread of diseases, promote healthy behaviors, and ensure a clean water supply. The Health Department also provides access to Norfolk County public records.

You may contact the Health Department for questions about:
  • Dedham public health records
  • Dedham restaurant inspection reports and grades
  • How to find Dedham vital records
  • Massachusetts health codes and health code violations
  • Dedham drinking water reports
Dedham Disease Surveillance

The Dedham Town Health Department tracks infectious diseases in Dedham to prevent and contain outbreaks. The Health Department also offers immunization clinics and resources to prevent infectious diseases like measles, flu, and pneumonia. In Massachusetts, Health Departments work together to inform the public about diseases and track infectious disease outbreaks. The department provides information on current outbreaks, the number of reported cases or hospitalizations, and educational resources on prevention.

Public Health Education

The Health Department also provides public health education resources for Dedham residents. As a public health resource, Dedham Town Health Department educates the public on Norfolk County health concerns, which include chronic diseases, food borne illnesses, and injury prevention. The Health Department also provides information about hazardous household materials, environmental health, and healthy behaviors. They offer clinical services, including flu shot or immunization clinics, blood pressure screenings, and nutritional resources.

Find Dedham Vital Records

The Health Department in Dedham manages public records, including birth records and death records. These include birth certificates for people born in Dedham and death certificates for people who passed away in Dedham. The office also provides Norfolk County vital statistics, which the public can search for vital record information.

Enforcing Massachusetts Health Codes

The Massachusetts Health Department sets standards and reporting requirements through its health codes. In Dedham, the Dedham Town Health Department enforces the health code by carrying out inspections, issuing licenses, and monitoring public health. In Norfolk County, local Health Departments work together to monitor public health and verify that Massachusetts health codes are followed.

Dedham Restaurant Inspections

In Dedham, the Health Department runs a food safety program to ensure Dedham restaurants and food service establishments follow health regulations. The Health Department also conducts regular inspections and rates restaurants according to the food safety rating system. Dedham residents can look up food safety ratings, check for health code violations, and look up complaints through the Dedham Town Health Department.

Drinking Water Testing

The Health Department inspects and tests Dedham drinking water, including wells and septic systems. These inspections look for bacteria, harmful chemicals, and compounds that affect water systems. The department also issues permits for wells and septic systems.

Contact the Dedham Town Health Department

You may contact the Dedham Town Health Department by calling 781-751-9220, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Dedham Town Health Department, 26 Bryant Street, Dedham, Massachusetts, 02026.


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