Adopted and approved 1/6/03
Belchertown Board of Health Mission Statement
The mission of the Belchertown Board of Health is to address public health needs, protect and improve the health and quality of life in the community, offer education resources and promulgate and enforce local, state and national regulations as required by law.
The objective of the Board of Health is to assure effective and deliverable public health programs, services and regulations. To do so, the Board provides timely response, collaborates with other local town departments, neighboring communities, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH), the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MDEP), businesses, academic institutions and other professional organizations. Staff and Board members keep current on the latest advances in public health science, current policy-making trends and emerging public health needs in the community.