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Call 2-1-1 for Non-Emergency Assistance | Mass.gov
Call 2-1-1 during a disaster to receive non-emergency information such as shelter locations, disaster assistance programs, or how to volunteer. Mass 2-1-1 was created and is staffed by the United Way. This 24/7 service was created as a resource to connect callers to information about critical health.
Permits & Licenses
The New Bedford Health Department issues a variety of permits and licenses, as well as immunization, and marine lab testing services for residents and businesses. The list of available permits, licenses, and services and their fee schedule along with details on the application process, where and locations hours are available through the link below.
Health Access Kids New Bedford
New Bedford’s source for connecting families with health insurance they need
The New Bedford Health Department is concerned about the health of our community. HEALTH ACCESS KIDS is a program helping families enroll in health insurance for FREE or at LOW cost through MassHealth and the Health Connector.
Blood Pressure Clinic
The Health Department will be offering a blood pressure clinic the first Tuesday of every month beginning in April from 10-12pm.
Sharps Disposal containers available and information on where to dispose them
Unused medications in homes create a public health and safety concern, because they are highly susceptible to accidental ingestion, diversion, misuse, and abuse. Do you have unused or expired prescription drugs or medications in your home?