Health Department

20190403 - Opioid Narcan Event

Wednesday, April 3 at 5:30PM

Gus Canty Community Center

790 Main Street, Falmouth, MA 

In response to the tragic overdose deaths in Falmouth this week, ASGCC is partnering with Falmouth Human Services and the Falmouth Substance Use Commission to present a community Narcan distribution and training event.   This event is FREE and open to all Falmouth residents.


The Surgeon General has officially declared that e-cigarette use among youth in the United States is an epidemic.  Read more about it here, and visit here to learn more about e-cigarettes.

The Board of Health is in the process of making changes to the Falmouth Health Regulation - 15.0 SUPPLEMENTS TO 310 CMR 15.000: THE STATE ENVIRONMENTAL CODE TITLE 5.  Click here to review the proposed changes.  Although the hearing date for public comment is yet to be determined, please feel free to email any comments or concerns you have regarding the new regulations to


150 yrs public health

Did you know that Paul Revere was the president of America's first Board of Health, established in 1799? And that the first use of smallpox vaccine in the Western Hemisphere was in Cambridge, MA in 1800? The Massachusetts Department of Public Health celebrates its 150th anniversary this year. To learn more about the history of public health in the Commonwealth, view the list of public health milestones or visit

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