Health Department

Public Health - Prevent - Promote - ProtectMission Statement

The City of Taunton Board of Health seeks to protect public health, safety, and the environment within its jurisdiction by holding high standards in effectively implementing the following:

  • Enforcing federal, state, and local laws and regulations that protect health and ensure safety
  • Identifying and investigating health problems and hazards in the community
  • Informing and educating the citizens of Taunton about health issues
  • Mobilizing community departments and organizations and taking action to solve problems effectively and as a team.
  • Developing policies, ordinances, regulations, and plans that support individual and community health efforts.
  • Directing people in need of personal health services and assuring the provision of health care when otherwise unavailable
  • Insuring a competent and well-trained public health work force
  • Assessing the efficiency, accessibility and quality of health services
  • Researching new technologies and innovative solutions for health and environmental issues

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