Town of Uxbridge, MA
Board of Health
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, Administrative Assistant
21 South Main Street 
Uxbridge ,MA 01569 
508-278-8600 x8
Mon, Tues, Thurs: 7:30AM - 5:00PM
Wed: 8:00AM - 7:00PM
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Board of Health Members
Term (Elected/S.A.T.M.)
Mike Morrissette
2015 - 2018
Dr. Joann Lindenmayer
2017 - 2019
Dr. David Tapscott
2017 - 2020
Kristin Black
Health Agent/Housing Insp
Joan St. Andre
Food Inspector
Moe Guillbault
Barn & Animal Inspector
Summary of Responsibilities
Pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws, and also both state and local regulations, the Uxbridge Board of Health is responsible for disease prevention and control, health and environmental protection, and promoting a healthy community.

The Board serves as the local arm of both the Mass. Department of Public Health and the Mass. Department of Environmental Protection. As such, its general duties include:
  • developing, implementing and enforcing health policies
  • overseeing inspections to maintain minimum standards for sanitation in housing and food service, and
  • assuring that the basic health needs of the community are being met.

Specific responsibilities and areas of oversight:
  • Septic systems
  • Wells
  • Water quality
  • Public pools
  • Public beaches
  • Day camps
  • Restaurants
  • Food establishments
  • Housing inspections
  • Lead inspections
Infectious disease reporting & surveillance, including:
  • Rabies surveillance
  • Rabies specimen collection
  • Air quality
  • Tobacco law compliance
  • Pandemic response planning
  • Health emergency response planning
  • Health education
The Board grants the following permits:
  • Food Establishment Permit
  • Tattoo Permit
  • Percolation/Deep Hole Test
  • Retail Food Establishment Permit
  • Restaurant Permit
  • Stable Permit (Farm Animals)
  • Tobacco Permit
  • Well Permit
  • Sand Blasting Permit (Abrasive Blasting)
  • Land Application of Organic Materials
  • Tanning Establishments
  • Methol Alcohol
  • Motel/Trailer Establishment
  • Septage Haulers
  • Septage Installers
  • Curbside Haulers
Please note: Massage therapy permits, previously issued by the town, are now issued through the state.