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 Ruth Clay 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. The board also influences the day-to-day administration of the Health Department.
|Ruth L. Clay, MPH||Health Director|
|Jennifer Lajoie||Senior Health Inspector|
|Karen Cronin, R.N.||Public Health Nurse|
|Catherine Dhingra||Substance Abuse Prevention (SAP) Coordinator|
|Kara Showers||Mass in Motion Coordinator, Youth SAP Coordinator|
|Cindy Luongo||Principal Office Assistant|
|Coral Hope||Health Inspector|