Welcome to the City of New Bedford Health Department

The mission of the Health Department is to prevent disease and to promote and protect the health and wellbeing of New Bedford’s residents and visitors.  The Health Department is responsible for leading a broad public health mandate including Environmental Health (e.g., housing sanitation, childhood lead poisoning prevention, food safety, trash/nuisance, and environmental clean-up), Public Health Nursing, Substance Abuse and Violence Prevention (e.g., tobacco and alcohol), Municipal Marine Lab Testing, and Health and Wellness.

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PERMITS AND LICENSES

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PUBLIC NURSING

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TOBACCO, ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUGS

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HEALTH AND WELLNESS

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ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH

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MUNICIPAL MARINE LAB

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EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS

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REGULATIONS AND POLICY

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