Health Department

Metacomet Public Health

The Franklin Health Department is charged with protecting the public health and well-being of the community, in accordance with federal, state and local public health laws and regulations.  The Franklin Health Department's responsibilities include inspecting and permitting new and repaired/upgraded individual septic systems, witnessing percolation testing, biannual inspections of all food service and retail food establishments, investigating complaints of public health nuisances, enforcement of the state sanitary code relative to housing, licensing of children's recreational camps, inspection of semi-public swimming pools and spas and tanning salon establishment inspections.  The Health Department also issues permits for individual private drinking water and irrigation wells.  

State Required Duties of the Board of Health

Staff Contacts

Name Title
Cathleen Liberty, MPH Health Director
Ginny McNeil Health Agent
Alisha Deptula Public Health Nurse
Cassia Monteiro Epidemiologist

Board Members

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Kim Mu-Chow