Health Department

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 The Mission Of The Belmont Health Department Is To Provide A Safe And Healthy Environment For The Residents And Visitors To Belmont

The Department provides an array of services under the general heading of disease prevention and health promotion.  This includes, but is not limited to, all of the inspectional services for all food services, swimming pools, day camps,  tobacco sales, Smoke Free Workplace laws, subsurface sewerage systems, sanitary housing, dumpsters, mercury recovery program, rechargeable battery collection and Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention, body art, biotechnology and emergency preparedness, communicable disease follow up and West Nile Virus monitoring.

Seasonal flu clinics are held in the Fall, rabies shots for cats and dogs in the Spring, participation in the Minuteman Hazardous Products Facility collection site April through November, communicable disease follow-up, information and referral on questions such as lead paint, asbestos and available health services.

The Department consists of a full-time Director, Assistant Director,  Animal Control Officer, and Public Health Program Assistant. Part time staff include the Veteran's Service Officer, Youth and Family Services Coordinator and Public Health Nurse. The Department is overseen by a three-member elected Board.
 

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Stefan A. Russakow MA,RS Director
Angela Braun, RS Assistant Director
John Maguranis Animal Control Officer 617-993-2724
Maria Reddington Public Health Program Assistant
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