Board of Health

The Board of Health helps to protect the health and well-being of the Plympton residents. It handles issues such as dog bites, rabies, and Lyme disease and Communicable Disease Reporting Records. Flu shots and nursing issues are handled thru contracts with Cape Cod Visiting Nurse Association (VNA): (800) 631-3900.

Permits issued by the Board of Health include Restaurant, Food Service and Handling, both retail and service including biannual inspections of all. The BOH also issues permits for wells, septic system installations, Installers Permits, Title V Inspector Permits, Septic and Rubbish Haulers Permits and arranges for Percolation Tests.

The Board of Health encourages citizens with questions to visit them in the Board of Health Office during regular office hours. Please feel free to contact them if you have any questions or concerns regarding public health. 

Contact information:  Telephone (781) 585-7000; Fax (781) 585-6659; email:

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Cathy Ferguson Administrative Assistant 781-585-7000
Robert Tinkham Health Agent
Cathleen Drinan, M.Ed., R.S. Assistant Health Agent

Board of Health Members

Name Title
Arthur Morin, Jr. Chairperson
Brad Cronin Clerk
Harry Weikel, Jr. Treasurer