Town Hall is closed to the public until the State of Emergency is lifted. We can be reached at 978-468-5572 or by email.

Mission Statement

The Board of Health is responsible for the overall stewardship of the public health and environmental protection of the town. Responsibilities are defined both by local by-laws and state law. The Board promotes, enacts, and enforces all health and environmental laws, rules and regulations.

Additionally the Board of Health conducts health clinics, participates in education programs wherever possible and administers the contracts for a food inspection program, a public health nurse, communicable disease follow-up program, and animal inspection services.


2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Town of Hamilton Declares a State of Emergency

Press Release from Hamilton and Wenham Town Administration and Public Health Officials to residents concerning COVID-19.

COVID-19 Fact Sheet

Mass. Department of Public Health (MDPH) – Coronarvirus Resource Page

Center for Disease Control (CDC) – Coronavirus Resource Page

World Health Organization – Coronavirus Resource Page

COVID-19: How to be Safe and Resilient

CDC suggests handwashing as one of the best ways to protect yourself and your family from getting sick. Click here for information.

“Stop the Spread of Germs” Poster

“Supporting your Child” Poster

“Practicing Healthy Habits during COVID-19” Poster

Guidelines for Local Restaurants

Symptom Checker: Check your Symptoms in Real Time

‘Stealth Transmission’ of COVID-19 Demands Widespread Mask Usage Article










Name Term
David B. Smith Chair 2022
Dr, Giselle K. Perez Member 2022
Christopher Small Member 2022


Name Contact
Leslie Whelan Health Agent 978-468-5579
Nancy Stevens Administrative Assistant 978-468-5579
Christine Lee Public Health Nurse 978-468-5579
Roberta Cody Health Inspector (Food, Camps, Pools) 978-468-5579
Hayes Demeule Animal Inspector 978-468-1212