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Health Division

Director of Public Health - Thomas Carbone

Town Offices - 36 Bartlet St, Andover, MA 01810
Phone: 978-623-8640
Office Hours: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Monday - Friday, or by appointment.
Inspectors Available 8 AM to 10 AM

The mission of the Health Division is to promote and protect the public health including the physical, mental, emotional and social wellness of all people.

The Andover Board of Health is the Town's health policy and decision-making board. Administrative staff includes the Director of Public Health, Assistant Director of Public Health/RN, two Sanitary Code Inspectors/Health Officers and one part-time Public Health nurse. Another health-related program is the Healthy Communities Tobacco Awareness Program. The mission of the Healthy Communities Tobacco Awareness Program is to reduce tobacco use in Massachusetts by 50% by 1999.

The Tobacco Awareness Program offers free technical assistance for worksite programs limiting smoking. It assists smokers to stop smoking and sponsors public education to keep non-smokers from starting to smoke. The staff consists of a Program Director, Health Educator and secretary. The program assists in drafting Town tobacco regulations and conducts compliance check surveys of vendors selling tobacco to minors. State grant income is shared by the six-town consortium of Andover, North Andover, Methuen, Middleton, Dracut and Topsfield.

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