Public Health Department
The mission of the Health Department Health is to provide the residents of the Town of Cohasset with comprehensive, high-quality Public Health Services through the evaluation (and developing new) town policies, procedures, regulations, statements, and programs in the areas of Public Health Nursing, Environmental Health, and other Public Health disciplines.
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Order Free Covid-19 Test Kits: Please visit www.covid.gov/tests to place an order and receive up to four free COVID-19 at-home test kits per household. Orders will ship free starting the week of October 2, 2023.
The Cohasset Health Department will be hosting three flu clinics this October at Willcutt Commons. Please register below for one of the following options. Read on...
BOSTON (September 1, 2023) – The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) today announced that Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus has been detected in mosquitoes in Massachusetts for the first time this year. Read on...
Wondering about your water? Frightened by forever chemicals? Prepare for PFAS. Please see the attached flyer Read on...
State and Local Health Regulations
|Animals||Rules and Regulations Governing Horses, Stables, Cloven-Hoffed Livestock, Fowl and Poultry||Regulations (PDF)||Local|
MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR BATHING BEACHES
|Bodyworks||Bodyworks Regulations||Regulations (PDF)||Local|
|Camps||MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR RECREATIONAL CAMPS FOR CHILDREN||Regulations (PDF)||State|
|Dumpsters||Dumpster Regulation||Regulations (PDF)||Local|
|Food||STATE SANITARY CODE CHAPTER X - MINIMUM SANITATION
STANDARDS FOR FOOD ESTABLISHMENTS
|Food||U.S Public Health Service Food Code||Regulations (PDF)||Federal|
|Housing||MINIMUM STANDARDS OF FITNESS FOR HUMAN HABITATION (STATE
SANITARY CODE, CHAPTER II)
|Nuisance||COHASSET BOARD OF HEALTH NUISANCE REGULATION||Regulations (PDF)||Local|
|Pools||MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR SWIMMING POOLS||Regulations (PDF)||State|
|Pools||COHASSET REGULATIONS GOVERNING RESIDENTIAL
|Private Wells||MA PRIVATE WELL GUIDELINES||Guidelines (PDF)||State|
|Private Wells||MassDEP Guidance for Geothermal wells||Guidelines (PDF)||State|
|Private Wells||Cohasset Well Regulations||Regulations (PDF)||Local|
|Title 5||Cohasset BOH Supplemental Rules and Regulations
|Title 5||THE STATE ENVIRONMENTAL CODE, TITLE 5: STANDARD
REQUIREMENTS FOR THE SITING, CONSTRUCTION, INSPECTION,
UPGRADE AND EXPANSION OF ON-SITE SEWAGE TREATMENT AND
DISPOSAL SYSTEMS AND FOR THE TRANSPORT AND DISPOSAL OF
|Tobacco||Regulations Restricting the Sale of Tobacco Products||Regulations (PDF)||Local|
|Underground Storage Tanks||Underground Storage Tank Regulations||Regulations (PDF)||Local|