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How to Contact the Health Division during the COVID Virus Outbreak

Due to the COVID-19 virus, all town building are closed to the public until further notice.  Non-essential services have been suspended.  If you have a question specifically related to the COVID19 outbreak, please call 978-318-3275 and leave a brief message with your name and telephone number or email it to and a staff member will respond to you as soon as possible. 

All Health Department permit applications will be accepted via a Drop Box outside the door of the Department of Planning and Land Management Building at 141 Keyes Road.  Please note that large roll plans (bigger than 11x17) are not able to be accepted at this time and should be submitted via a flash drive or USB drive.  Application materials must be placed in an envelope no larger than 10x13 that is labelled with your name, address or project, phone number and an email address.  Application materials or Title 5 Inspection reports smaller than 10MB may be emailed to  Septic System Inspections are currently being conducted daily BUT will require a minimum of 24 hour notice until further notice. Soil testing will be conducted Tues-Wed-Thurs via advanced appointments with the Health Department. When leaving a message or email request, please be sure to include your name, address or project and telephone number.  Phone: 978-318-3275 or email to

Mandatory Guidelines for Workplace Safety on Septic Construction, Repairs and Soil Testing during Covid19:

We appreciate your patience and understanding as we all maneuver through this difficult time.

Additional useful websites


Teen Vaping--an Emerging Public Health Epidemic

For more information, please visit the Health Division's updated Tobacco and Vaping web page 

“What We Know About Teen Vaping Today:  THC, CBD, Nicotine”.  

See videos of recent presentations by two local experts: 
  • Dr. A. Eden Evins, founder and director of the Center for Addiction Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, and Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. View video. 
  • Dr. Marisa Silveri, Director of the Neurodevelopmental Laboratory on Addictions and Mental Health in the Imaging Center at McLean Hospital and Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. View video 

Mental Health Referral Service

: The Town of Concord has a contract with INTERFACE, a free mental health resource and referral Helpline to help children, adults and families become connected with mental health and wellness resources on issues including anxiety, bullying, depression, divorce, eating disorders, grief/loss and other topics.. Call the helpline at 888-244-6843  for a confidential consultation with a mental health professional about resources and/or receive personalized, matched referrals. Visit William James College Interface Program  for more information. 

Mission Statement

The mission of the Concord Health Division is to assess and address the needs of the Concord community, in order to protect and improve the health and quality of life of its residents and work force. This mission is realized through the implementation of disease prevention and health promotion programs, community health and nursing services, public outreach, education and empowerment, as well as promulgation and enforcement of Town and State health regulations.