Board of Health

Upcoming Meeting Dates

Monday, July 30, 2018 at 7:00pm

Monday, August 13, 2018 at 7:00pm

Tuesday, Auguest 27, 2018 at 7:00pm

Mosquito Season Has Arrived!

 
The Bristol County Mosquito Control Project has notified us regarding the aerial applications for 2018.  Spraying will begin on May 29, 2018, weather permitting and will be between the hours of 4:00am and 9:00pm as conditions permit.  There is no change in methods, pesticides or schedules since last year. 

BCMCP will be posting their nightly schedule on their website.

Applications will be conducted over specific large wetlands in the Town in order to reduce the number of mosquito larvae. 

The insecticides to be used will be one or more of the following:  the granular formulation of Bti (Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis), trade name VectoBac G (EPA Reg. #73049-10), Bacillus sphaericus, trade name VectoLex WDG EPA (Reg. #73049-57) the combination of Bti and Bacillus sphaericus, trade name VectgoMax CG (EPA Reg. #73049-429) or VectoBac 12AS (EPA Reg. #73049-38). 

Only mosquito breeding sites will be treated and no application will take place over residences. 

For further information, contact Bristol County Mosquito Control Project at 508-823-5253 or you can access their new website, please click here.

Transfer Station stickers and punch cards are available for purchase at the Board of Health Office by check or cash. For more information on the Transfer Station, please click here.

To Contact the Board of Health by email, please click here.

Needle Disposal
 
The Town now has a Public Health Nurse on staff at the Board of Health as of May 21, 2018.  The Nurse's office hours are Monday-Friday from 12:00pm to 4:00pm.  She is now accepting needles only from Westport residents.  We suggest you call her office at 508-636-1030 prior to bringing them to verify that she will be available.  Needles must be collected by the Nurse and cannot be left behind if she is not available.

 

Safe Disposal of Expired or Unused Medication

The Westport Police Department provide a 24/7 safe disposal of expired or unused medication (NO liquids).  Bring your medication to the Police lobby located at 818 Main Road.  There is a free medication disposal box to safely dispose of your expired or unused drugs.  For additional information, contact the Westport Police Department at 508-636-1122.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Matthew Armendo Director of Public Health 508-636-1015
John Swartz Health Agent
Raymond Belanger Health Agent
Linda Pierce Public Health Nurse 508-636-1030
Nancy Paquet Principal Clerk
Patricia Kershaw Senior Clerk
Frederick Ponte Special Agent

Board Members

Name Title

Chairman

Vice-Chairman

Secretary

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