Board of Health
COVID Vaccination Clinics for children 6 months-5 years will be held at the Essex Public Safety Building (11 John Wise Ave., Essex) on Friday July 22nd and 29th from 4:40-6:30 pm and at the Hamilton Senior Center (299 Bay Rd.) on Saturday, July 23 and July 30th, from 9-11am. Appointments can be scheduled at capeannclinic.com. Both Pfizer and Moderna will be available. These clinics are open to all Massachusetts residents.
Vaccine clinics are held every Wednesday afternoon at the Hamilton Senior Center at 299 Bay Road. Please go to capeannclinic.com to pre-register, or walk in between 4pm and 6pm each Wednesday, and we will register you on the spot.
NEED HELP WITH PREREGISTRATION? CALL THE BOARD OF HEALTH AT (978) 626-5245, THE COUNCIL ON AGING AT (978) 468-5595, OR DIAL 211 FOR ASSISTANCE.
Vaccine and booster shots are also available at CVS https://www.cvs.com/immunizations/covid-19-vaccine and Walgreens https://walgreens.com/_
Department of Public Health reminds residents of availability of COVID-19 treatments for positive higher-risk individuals- Click Link below for more information
*Click on the links below for more information about COVID-19 Booster Shots:
Click here for all COVID-19 Information including testing and vaccinations ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
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.
|David B. Smith Chair||6/30/2024|
|Giselle K. Perez, Ph.D.||6/30/2025|
|Jean E. Ramsey, M.D. M.P.H.||6/30/2025|
|Dennis Palazzo Health Director||978-626-5245 [email protected]|
|Kerrin Nixon Administrative Assistant||978-626-5245 [email protected]|
|Dennis Palazzo Health Inspector (Food, Camps, Pools)||978-626-5245 [email protected]|
|Hayes Demeule Animal Health Inspector||978-468-1212 [email protected]|
|Greg Bernard Septic Inspector||978-468-5517 [email protected]|
|vacant Public Health Nurse||978-626-5243|
|Rachel Lee Regional Public Health Nurse||[email protected]|