Board of Health

  1. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is offering free COVID tests via mail

    Households can now order four free tests through The tests are available at no cost and ship for free. Shipping will begin the week of Oct. 2, per USPS. There's also a government hotline, 1-800-232-0233 or TTY 1-888-720-7489. Additional Info...
  2. Town of Lincoln Public Flu Clinic

    The town is hosting a FLU Clinic for residents and school families, age 9 and up... Read on...
  3. Great Meadows Public Health Collaborative's Mental Health Campaign

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Please see the Community Health Equity Survey (CHES) below which hopes to collect data on the social and structural causes of health needs facing Massachusetts residents, specifically among communities who are disproportionately affected by health emergencies.

The survey will be open from July 31, 2023 through early Fall 2023. Anyone aged 14 and older can take the survey. It takes approximately 15-30 minutes to complete and is available in 11 languages. The survey will also be available in ASL later this summer.

As well as taking the survey yourself, please help spread the word! Take the Community Health Equity Survey:


Visit our dedicated CORONAVIRUS information page
You can also review the sites below for updated information:

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Nonpharmaceutical Interventions for flu prevention (CDC)

Massachusetts Department of Public Health (State DPH)


Preferred Prevention protection against EEE-June 2022


Comprehensive Guide to Caring for Your Home Septic System

More information is available on our Forms and Application Page


Board of Health's support on the temporary ban of vaping material


  • Held one Wednesday night each month
  • 7:30 p.m.
  • 16 Lincoln Road
    Lincoln, MA 01773

All meetings are open to the public. Citizens wishing to be placed on the agenda for a particular meeting should call the Board of Health Administrative Assistant at 781-259-2614 at least two weeks prior to the meeting.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

Most Recent Agenda | View All Agendas and Minutes


  • Frederick L. Mansfield, MD, Chairman
  • Steven R. Kanner, MD, Member
  • Patricia Miller, Member

About the Board of Health

The Board of Health is responsible for a variety of issues related to solid and hazardous waste disposal, communicable diseases, and public health hazards in the environment. The board is charged with:

  • Overseeing the Town’s Title V inspection program - more information is available on our FORMS AND APPLICATION PAGE
  • Enforcing the State Sanitary Code for food establishments - more information is available on our FORMS AND APPLICATION PAGE.
  • Overseeing mosquito control programs 
  • Supporting mental health services for Lincoln residents through Eliot Community Human Services 
  • Organizing a flu vaccination clinic each autumn for seniors