Health Department / Board of Health

Mission Statement:

The mission of the Essex Board of Health Department is to assess and address the needs of the Essex community, in order to protect and improve the health and quality of life of our residents, visitors, and work force.

This charge is carried out by health promotion, community health services, public outreach and education, as well as promulgation and enforcement of municipal, state, and federal regulations.

Staff Contacts

Name Title
Erin Kirchner Board of Health Administrator
Ann White Administrative Assistant
Lianne Cook Public Health Nurse

Board Members

NameTitleTerm Expiration

Chair & Medical Director

May, 2020


May, 2022


May, 2021