Board of Health

COVID-19 Update

Click here for the March 20, 2020 update from the Town of Wenham

Click here for the March 13, 2020 update from the Town of Wenham, Town of Hamilton, and HWRSD

Click here for the update from the BOH Chair and Public Health Nurse from the BOS Meeting on 3.17.2020

Click here for the update from the Department of Public Health as of 3.18.2020 including status updates and information about social distancing

The most up to date information can be found from MA 211 online or by dialing 211. 

Online Permitting

All BOH permits can be paid and submitted online. Files and applications should be sent to and will be coordinated with the appropriate inspector for sign off. Fees can be paid online with City Hall Systems at
Questions can be directed to or 978-468-5520 ext. 4. 

About the Board of Health

The Board of Health makes regulations as it deems necessary for the public health and safety of the Town. The Wenham Board of Health is responsible for the enforcement of State Sanitary Codes, State Environmental Codes and Wenham Board of Health Regulations. Areas of responsibility include: septic systems, housing and dwelling units, food service establishments, private wells and recreational camps for children.  

Board Members
Regina Baker (2020)
Gerald T. Donnellan (2021)
Dr. Andrew Ting, Chair (2022)

The Board of Health holds public meetings on Wednesday mornings, as needed.

Contact the Board of Health
Wenham Town Hall
138 Main Street
Wenham, MA 01984
Phone 978-468-5520 Ext .4
Fax: 978-468-8014

Health Agent
Gregory P. Bernard
Areas of responsibility: septic systems and private wells

Assistant Health Agent
Bobbie Cody
Areas of responsibility: food service, public pools, recreational camps for children

Public Health Nurse
Maribeth Ting

Director of Administrative Services
Jackie Bresnahan

9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday
9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Tuesday
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Friday

The Board of Health Agent, Greg Bernard, has office hours on Wednesday mornings by appointment


town hall hours

Monday 9am - 4:30pm

Tuesday 9am - 7pm

Wed & Thurs 9am-4:30pm

Friday 9am - 1pm

contact town hall

Phone: 978-468-5520

Fax: 978-468-8014

138 Main Street

Wenham, MA 01984

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