Noreen M. Burke, MPP
Public Health Director
3 Pond Rd.
City Hall Annex
Ph: (978) 281-9771
Fx: (978) 281-9729
Monday - Wednesday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:30 pm
8:00 am - 12:30 pm
The mission of the Gloucester Health Department is to promote physical and mental health and prevent disease, injury and disability in the City of Gloucester, Massachusetts.
Employing a comprehensive range of tools and a dedicated team of individuals, Gloucester's public health protection team is positioned to provide the city's residents with effective and extensive services. The Gloucester Board of Health
consists of knowledgeable citizen-volunteers.
The Gloucester Health Department has a staff of committed professionals from a wide array of disciplines. As statewide leaders, the Gloucester Board of Health and Health Department have spearheaded issues such as:
Bedbugs, also known as "Cimex", are a pest that is seeing a resurgence in the United States and can spread quickly if not controlled properly. The Gloucester Health Department is providing the following information for residents who are concerned about the possible introduction or infestation of bedbugs in their home:
Tenant Bed Bug Treatment Preparation Sheet
Bed Bugs FAQs
The New England Pest Management Association
has a list of licensed integrated pest management companies.
offers expert advice in pest prevention.
If you have further questions, please contact Max Schenk
, Manager of Environmental Health Services, at 978-282-8025.