Health Department

The Health Department is part of the Department of Community Development and Municipal Inspections.  It works closely with the elected Board of Health.

Board Meetings

Please visit the Board of Health to view upcoming meetings, agendas, and minutes.


Please use ViewPermit to apply for health permits. Please view our permits and applications for a complete list or permits that are not currently accessible through ViewPermit.



  • Emergencies, please dial 911
  • Mass 2-1-1: Mass 2-1-1 is an information hotline that provides health and human service information 24/7. Call 2-1-1 during a disaster to receive non-emergency information such as shelter locations, disaster assistance programs, or how to volunteer. Just dial 211 from any phone or call toll-free: 877-211-6277 (deaf and hard of hearing – TTY: 617-536-5872).
  • Hanover EMA: The Hanover Emergency Management Agency (HEMA) leads the Town in planning, preparedness, communication, response, and recovery for daily emergencies, large-scale town wide events and major disasters. HEMA is a vital link in emergency communications between the public and first responders, and provides key coordination and leadership to Town departments, stakeholders, residents, and visitors.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Kim Dixon Health Agent 781-826-5000 ext 1024
Will Barrett Assistant Health Agent 781-826-5000 ext 1045
Nancy Funder Public Health Nurse, RN / Food Inspector 781-826-5000 ext 1027
Kathleen Mahoney Tobacco Program Coordinator 781-826-5000 ext 1038