Board of Health

Agendas & Minutes


Stamped Board of Health Agendas are available forty eight (48) hours prior to the meeting and are available in the Board of Health office upon request.

Board of Health Meeting Minutes are available following Board of Health approval and then are posted under the View All Agendas and Minutes link below.

View Most Recent Agenda (PDF) | View All Agendas and Minutes

Board Members


  • Stephen A. Vigeant - Term Expires June 30, 2020

  • Jennie Fishman, MPH - Term Expires June 30, 2021

  • Dr. George Abraham - Term Expires June 30, 2022

Mission Statement


The mission of the Shrewsbury Board of Health is to promote general health of the community, the wellness in the individual, and to inspire conditions by which people can remain healthy. We offer educational resources and promulgate and enforce local, state and national regulations as required by law. We promote sanitary living conditions for all our residents and strive to protect the environment from harm and pollution.

The Health Department is run by the Board of Health whose primary concerns are activities related to health and the environment:

  • Food service sanitation
  • Mercury:  thermometers, thermostats, and button batteries
  • Housing
  • Nuisance
  • Operation of the ash residue landfill
  • Sewage disposal
  • Smoking and exposure to Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS)
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Tobacco Regulations

Restricting the Sales of Flavored Tobacco Products - Effective January 1, 2020. 

On August 30, 2019, the Shrewsbury Board of Health voted to enact a regulation entitled "Restricting the Sales of Flavored Tobacco Products.". This regulation will go into effect on January 1, 2020. To view the regulations, please scroll down to "Resources" at the bottom of this page.

Resources