BOH Staff


Director of Public Health  - Susan Lumenello, REHS/RS, CHMM
 lumenello_web   The mission of the Burlington Board of Health is to protect and promote the public health, to protect the natural environment, to respond to public health emergencies and to serve the citizens of the Town of Burlington. The Board of Health initiates, provides and enforces federal, state mandated and non-mandated programs, including inspections, direct services to individuals and groups, investigation of complaints, the issuance of permits and the provision of public health education. 
  
  Environmental Engineer - Christine Mathis
 ChristineMatthis_SMALL   The Environmental Engineer administers and enforces environmental bylaws, regulations and policies that have been established to protect the health and welfare of the citizens of Burlington and the local environment. This is accomplished by monitoring the existing environmental contamination present in town, conducting inspections and promoting programs and policies to prevent further environmental releases from occurring.
   
 Health Agent - Marlene Johnson  
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The Health Agent is responsible for the inspection of restaurants, retail food stores, school cafeterias, hospital food service, elderly feeding sites, corporate cafeterias, daycare food service, mobile food vendors, public & semi public swimming pools, tanning establishments, camps. Inspections are conducted twice a year on most establishments for compliance with state and local regulations. The Health Agent is called upon to investigate suspect foodborne illness complaints and general nuisances.
Links:
www.fightbac.org (food safety information for the general public)
www.cdc.gov/healthyswimming/(swimming pool information for the general public)

 
 (position open) - Public Health Nurse  
    As the role of Public Health Nursing evolves, the Board of Health Nursing Office is continually evaluating the programs offered to better serve the community of Burlington. Our services (interventions) will continue to be aimed at health promotion and disease prevention with the goal of improving and protecting the health of the Burlington community.  Based on the assessed needs of the community our interventions will be population and individual focused, and will be specifically planned to produce desired outcomes to reflect the health needs and priorities of the Burlington community. 
News/Health Topics (link)
   
 Samantha Hardy  - Associate Health Inspector
 Samantha Hardy1   The Associate Health Inspector is responsible for inspecting restaurants, retail food stores, school cafeterias, hospital food service, nursing and assisted living homes, corporate cafeterias, daycare food service, mobile food vendors, tanning establishments, tobacco and tobacco product establishments, and recreational camps, to enforce compliance with state and local regulations. The Associate Health Inspector may also investigate suspect foodborne illness, housing, and nuisance complaints as needed.

Links:
 - Approved vendors for Allergen Awareness training (link)
 - Approved vendors for Food Protection Manager Certification (link)
 - The Merged Food Code (2010 edition-Board of Health Rules and Regulations for Food Establishments in Massachusetts) (link)
 - Food safety information for the general public: fightbac.org (link)

   
 Contracted Health Inspectors (link)