The mission of the department is to protect, promote and sustain the health, harmony, and well-being of all Newton residents, in a culturally-sensitive, customer-friendly manner. Our focus is on prevention.
Our department is organized into five different divisions: Environmental Health, School Health, Public Health and Education, Emergency Preparedness, and Human Services.
|Linda Walsh, RN, BSN |
1000 Commonwealth Ave
Newton, MA 02459
News & Information
|October 30, 2014
Newton public safety officials (Police, Fire, EMS and Health) meet daily to gather facts and share information about the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. |
|August 7, 2014
August 7, 2014 West Nile Virus has been detected in Newton mosquitoes. No reports of human infection in MA so far this year.|
|January 31, 2012
Newton residents may bring sharps for safe disposal to the Health Department at City Hall during regular business hours. Sharps must be in a sturdy plastic container such as a laundry detergent bottle or red medical waste container.|
Sharps Disposal Brochure )