Health Department

Board of Health

Access the Board of Health resource to find out more about who serves on the board.

Public Health Services

View descriptions of health services that are provided to residents.

Winchester Public Health Regulations

Review regulations the Board of Health has adopted that govern a variety of domains throughout Winchester.

Food Establishments 

      Effective January 1, 2017, all Winchester Food Establishments must adhere to the           following Regulations that include the 2013 FDA Food Code:     
  Allergen Awareness Training
     To obtain Food Allergen Awareness Training with Certificate on-line, go to either link:

Winchester Coalition for a Safer Community

The Winchester Coalition For A Safer Community is a comprehensive community-based organization, housed within the Health Department, that works collaboratively with town residents, departments and agencies to reduce substance abuse, particularly in the youth community, and to foster safe choices and healthy living through education.  To learn about upcoming Coalition programs and to stay in touch with what the Coalition is doing, please “like” us on Facebook or visit our webpage.

The Coalition was honored to have been selected in 2014 from among more than 430 applicants during a very competitive review process, as one of 100 local nonprofits to receive grants of $100,000 each through Cummings Foundation’s $100K for 100 program. The $100K for 100 program supports nonprofits that are not only based in but also primarily serve Middlesex, Essex, and Suffolk counties. For more information about the grant program, please visit The Coalition deeply appreciates the Cummings Foundation’s commitment to community.

    Coalition Links: 
        Seven Tips to Raising Healthy Boys

Sharps/Needle Collection for Residents

Information on Medical Sharps and Medication Disposal for Winchester Residents can be found by clicking here.

Mosquitoes & Ticks

Protect yourself from mosquitoes and ticks by visiting the following links:

Useful Links