The Board of Health makes regulations as it deems necessary for the public health and safety of the Town. The Wenham Board of Health is responsible for the enforcement of State Sanitary Codes, State Environmental Codes and Wenham Board of Health Regulations. Areas of responsibility include: septic systems, housing and dwelling units, food service establishments, private wells and recreational camps for children.  


The Board of Health will be holding a public hearing to gather public input on amendments to the “Sale of Tobacco Products to Minors,” regarding increasing the minimum legal sale age to twenty-one (21).

Public Hearing Notice
Current Regulations (2001)
Regulations with proposed amendments (2018 draft)

The public hearing will occur on Thursday, December 13 at 7:00 pm at Wenham Town Hall, 2nd floor conference room, 138 Main Street, Wenham, MA 01984.

Questions and comments can be directed to the Board of Health by email at

For information about annual flu clinics, please click here.

Board Members:

Regina Baker (2020)
Gerald T. Donnellan (2021)

Dr. Andrew Ting, Chair (2019)

The Board of Health holds public meetings on Wednesday mornings, as needed.

Contact the Board of Health:

Wenham Town Hall
138 Main Street
Wenham, MA 01984
Phone 978-468-5520 Ext .4
Fax: 978-468-8014

Gregory P. Bernard, Health Agent
Areas of responsibility: septic systems and private wells


Bobbie Cody, Assistant Health Agent
Areas of responsibility: food service, public pools, recreational camps for children

Maribeth Ting, Public Health Nurse
Areas of responsibility: annual flu clinics, emergency preparedness, disease/outbreak tracking and reporting

Jackie Bresnahan, Permitting Coordinator

Board of Health Office Hours:

9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday
9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Tuesday
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Friday

The Board of Health Agent, Greg Bernard, has office hours on Wednesday mornings by appointment