The Southbridge Health Department is responsible for the promotion and protection of public health. This is done through education and enforcement of environmental, public, medical, and mental health laws and regulations.
The Health Department provides enforcement of the State Sanitary Code in the areas of housing, food sales and service, pools, and camps. It is also responsible for the surveillance and reporting of communicable disease and the State Environmental Code for wells, septic systems, lead and asbestos abatement, and groundwater protection.
Mattresses and box springs are BANNED from disposal in Massachusetts and are no longer accepted for bulk pick-up. Please call Casella at 1-800-CASELLA to recycle your box spring or mattress and visit our Trash/Recycling Page for more information.