Board of Health

 THE SCITUATE BOARD OF HEALTH STRONGLY RECOMMENDS THAT RESIDENTS FOLLOW THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION (CDC) AND THE MASSACHUSETTS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH (DPH) GUIDELINES TO FLATTEN THE CURVE OF POSITVE CASES OF COVID-19. PLEASE ACCESS THE COVID-19 CORONAVIRUS TAB FOR CDC AND DPH LINKS AND ATTACHMENTS.  

BOH office is closed to the public on the following days and hours:

Tuesday Mornings 8:30am-11:00am

Wednesday Mornings 9:30am-11:30am

The Public Health Nurse is available on Wednesday and Thursday mornings.

The Board of Health is empowered by the Town of Scituate Charter and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts General Laws to review and take direct action on any issues of public health.

The three members of the Board are appointed by the Selectmen to serve multiple terms of up to three years per term.

The Board of Health meets approximately every two weeks on Mondays to review information on:

  • Public Health Programs
  • Various Types of Applications
  • Issues of Non-Compliance
  • Plans for the development of public and private property in the Town

The Board generally proceeds to a final action on any information presented at the conclusion of each review process.

Preparation of information or applications to be presented to the Board will be preliminarily reviewed by the Director.

Schedule of public hearings is arranged through the Director or Secretary.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Andrew Scheele, M.P.H. Director 781-545-8725
Joan Schmid Assistant Director (781) 545-8725
Eileen F. Scotti Public Health Nurse (781) 545-8706
Therese Tufts Administrative Assistant 781-545-8725

Board Members

Name Title
Russell Clark Board Member
Wendy Oleksiak Board Member
Douglas Whyte Chairman of the Board