The Health Department/Health Officer has a significant role in ensuring effective local and regional public health systems and are responsible for three critical functions.
• Enforcing applicable New Hampshire laws and administrative rules (i.e. regulations), as well as local ordinances and regulations enacted by communities;
• Serving as liaisons between state officials, local elected officials, and residents for local public health issues; and,
• Leading and actively participating in efforts to develop regional public health capacities.
The Deputy Health Officer assists with the above and also has the additional responsibility of the following:
• Health ordinances
• Witnessing of soil testing
• Sewage disposal system design, installation and applications
• Daycare & foster home inspections (done by appointment only)
Please call the Deputy Health Officer, Paul Zarnowski directly at (603) 624-1602 for the items directly above.
Mosquito spraying is done by Municipal Pest Management Services, Inc. Please call 603-431-0008 if you would like any information regarding areas treated, etc.