Homer Building, 2nd Floor, 19 Moore Street
Office hours, Monday through Friday 8 am to 4 pm
THE MISSION OF THE BELMONT HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS TO PROVIDE A SAFE AND HEALTHY ENVIRONMENT FOR THE RESIDENTS AND VISITORS TO BELMONT
The Department provides an array of services under the general heading of disease prevention and health promotion. This includes, but is not limited to, all of the inspectional services for all food services, swimming pools, day camps, tobacco sales, Smoke Free Workplace laws, subsurface sewerage systems, sanitary housing, dumpsters, mercury recovery program, rechargeable battery collection and Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention, body art, biotechnology and emergency preparedness, communicable disease follow up and West Nile Virus monitoring.
Seasonal flu clinics are held in the Fall, rabies shots for cats and dogs in the Spring, participation in the Minuteman Hazardous Products Facility collection site April through November, communicable disease follow-up, information and referral on questions such as lead paint, asbestos and available health services.
The Department consists of a full-time Director, Assistant Director, Animal Control Officer, and Public Health Program Assistant. Part time staff include the Veterans' Service Officer, Youth and Family Services Coordinator and Public Health Nurse. The Department is overseen by a three-member elected Board.
Containers may be purchased at the Health Department during business hours. Cost, $10.00 which includes disposal.
Disposal of containers not purchased at the Health Department:
$6.00 Fee for Belmont Resident
$10.00 Fee for Non-Belmont Resident
Burial permits are available at the following locations when the Health Department is not open:
Robert McF. Brown, Brown & Hickey, 36 Trapelo Road, Belmont, 617-484-2534
Frederick Cafasso, Short, Williamson & Diamond, 52 Trapelo Road, Belmont, 617-484-6900
These are authorized agents of the Board of Health for this purpose.
Shingles Vaccination Available
**BY APPOINTMENT ONLY**
*You must be 65 or older and a Belmont resident
*You cannot be a Medicare Part D Subscriber
*If you were previously vaccinated for shingles, you are not eligible
Call 617-993-2730 for further information and appointments.
There is a $10.00 fee for this vaccination