Rabies reports and burial permits should be submitted to the Town Clerk's office, not the Health Department.
COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Preparedness
Wakefield leaders have been in consistent contact to learn the latest Coronavirus guidance and review preparedness plans across Town disciplines. Health Department Director Anthony Chui and Emergency Management Director Thomas Walsh are leading representatives from area public safety, EMS, school, business, and healthcare facilities in a discussion about Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommendations.
Visit our dedicated COVID-19 page for updates and information.
Board of Health
The Wakefield Board of Health is the policy-making, rule-making, and adjudicatory body for public health. State law give boards of health specific authority and duties. The Wakefield Board of Health may make local public health rules that apply throughout the board’s jurisdiction.
Health Department Contacts
Director, Wakefield / Melrose / Stoneham
Sr. Environmental Health Specialist, Wakefield / Melrose / Stoneham
Public Health Nurse, Wakefield / Melrose / Stoneham
Asst. Public Health Nurse