Board of Health

The mission of the Framingham Board of Health is to protect, promote, and preserve the health and well-being of all residents of the City of Framingham. Under Massachusetts General Laws, state and local regulations and community direction, the Board of Health is held responsible for disease prevention and control; health and environmental protection and promoting a healthy community. The Board of Health serves as the local extension of both the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection.

Membership Responsibilities

  • Develop, implement and enforce health policies. 
  • Oversee inspections to maintain minimum standards for sanitation in housing and food service.
  • Assure that the basic health needs of their community are being met.
  • Attend meetings, participate in strategy discussions, help resolve customer service problems, give input on needs analysis, and negotiations. 
  • Participate in planning public hearings on cable TV service.

Member Skillset

Public health, medicine (MD and/or RN), JD, Business.

Meeting Information

Meeting dates/occurrence: The Board of Health meets once every month. For more information, please contact the Health Department at (508)-532-5470.

Members of the Board of Health 

Name
Seat
Term Expiration
Laura Housman, MPH, MBA Chair 2019
Mike Hugo, Esq. Vice Chair 2019
David Moore, MD Member 2019
Judy Wester, RN, BSN, MSN Member 2019
Tammy Harris, MD, MPH,  Secretary 2019