The Chicopee Health Department is a human service and regulatory agency that administers a variety of public health programs and activities. We assess the health status of our community and develop policies and plans to meet identified public health needs. Our responsibility includes assuring compliance with Public Health Laws and the Health Codes of Chicopee and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Duties & Responsibilities
Working with many other community partners, our department assures the delivery of essential services to:
Prevent communicable and chronic diseases, injuries, and disabilities
Protect against environmental hazards that threaten health and safety
Promote the health and development of infants and children and the wellness of our citizens and our communities
Prepare for health problems by planning for a public health emergency
Food-borne illness complaint response
Road kill pick-up
Tenant lead determination (by appointment)
Tuberculosis testing (by appointment)
Sharps and needle disposal at the Chicopee RiverMills Senior Center, located at 5 W Main St
Copies of Ordinances
Copies of Health Department ordinances are available upon request.