Health Department



The Peabody Department of Health and Human Services promotes the health and well-being of residents of (and visitors to) Peabody through the provision of school health services, public immunization clinics, communicable disease follow-up, health education, and the permitting and inspection of facilities such as food establishments, swimming pools, tanning salons, and housing.


Medical Reserve Corps

The Peabody Board of Health is seeking individuals who are interested in joining the local Medical Reserve Corps (MRC). The Medical Reserve Corps is made up of volunteers who assist in preparing for and responding to public health emergencies and to natural or manmade disasters. The MRC may also be called upon to help during the year with routine events such as Annual Flu Clinics, Health Fairs, or Public Health Outreach.

You can join by clicking on this link:
https://www.maresponds.org

For more information, please contact MRC Coordinator Liisa Jackson at 774-278-0059 or the Peabody Health Department at 978-538-5926.

New Information

The Peabody Health Department has a limited amount of shingles vaccine for Peabody residents who are uninsured or underinsured. If you are 65 years of age or older and are interested in receiving the vaccine, please call the Peabody Health Department at (978) 538-5931 to be screened for eligibility.

How to Exclude Your Property from Mosquito Spraying
Continuous Improvement in Food Safety - FREE Food Safety Training
Board of Health Position Statement on Medical Marijuana
Flu Information Page

Mosquitoes and Ticks are Out in Mass!

Information from Mass.gov
Frequently Asked Questions about Mosquitoes
Prevention & Control
Lyme Disease

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Staff

Director: Sharon Cameron   (978) 538-5920   Email
Sanitary Inspector: John Yale   (978) 538-5924   Email
Code Enforcement Inspector: William Pasquale   (978) 538-5923   Email
School Nurse Leader: Linnea Whalen, R.N.   (978) 538-5930   Email
Public Health Nurse: Chassea Robinson   (978) 538-5931   Email
Clerk: Debora Osgood   (978) 538-5926   Email

Health Department Regulations

Health Department License/Permits

Board of Health Meetings & Public Hearings


Board of Health Members

Chairman Bernard Horowitz Email
Stephen Kalivas, R.Ph, Email
Dr. Leigh Ann Mansberger Email

Inspector's Responsibilities

Conduct routine inspections of camps, food service establishments, massage establishments, mobile food operations, semi-public pools, skating rinks, and tanning facilities to ensure that sanitary and safe conditions exist.

Approve plans for new establishments, and authorize the issuing of licenses and permits for the above establishments.

Work with public health nurse to investigate reports of food-borne illnesses.

Enforce tobacco control regulations and smoke-free workplace regulations.

Investigate nuisance complaints and conduct follow-up inspections to ensure compliance with state and local regulations.
Inspect premises where animals are stabled.

Enforce the State Sanitary Code, Articles I through X.

Inspectors Office Hours

Monday - Friday: 8:30AM - 10:00AM
Monday - Thursday: 3:00PM - 4:00PM

Public Health Nursing


School Nursing

The Peabody Department of Health and Human Services employs 11 school nurses and a school nurse leader, who provide full-time nursing coverage in each of the City's 10 schools. In addition to providing medical assessments and treatment to staff and students, the school nurses work closely with school personnel to promote safety and wellness in the school community.

Emergency Preparedness Resources

Healthy Peabody Collaborative

Mosquito-Borne Illness

Preventing Tick-Borne Illness

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)

Influenza (Flu) Information



Bed Bug Information

Helpful Links and Information

National Public Health Information Coalition

General Information

Telephone: (978) 538-5926
Fax : (978) 538-5990
E-Mail :

Inspector's Hours

Mon - Fri: 8:30am - 10:00am
Mon - Thurs: 3:00pm - 4:00pm