UPDATE: Town Hall will remain closed to the public until Monday, May 4, per Gov. Baker's emergency order of 3/31. Town staff will continue providing services remotely. See more information.

Board of Health formulates and enforces rules and regulations to protect the environment and public health, as defined by Dedham's Town Charter Article 3-6.


The Board of Health has three members who are elected to 3-year, staggered terms. Elections are held annually on the second Saturday of April. Current members include:

Leanne Jasset, B.S.P. RPH Chair 2020
Katherine M Reda R.N Vice Chair 2021
Mary P. Ellard Member 2022 


Town boards and committees consist of volunteers who may not be available during business hours. If you need a response during business hours, please contact the Health Department.


The Board of Health meets monthly. Public meeting dates and times are posted at Town Hall and the Dedham Public Library at least 48 hours before each meeting in compliance with the Massachusetts Open Meeting Law. Meeting agendas will also be posted on this website.



The Board of Assessors meets on the third Thursday of each month, but not on even-numbered days.