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The Malden Board of Health is a statutory board created pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 111, Section 26 and Chapter 41, Section 1. The office and its staff act for both the State and City to promote and protect the health, welfare and safety of Malden residents. The Board of Health leads the effort to improve the well-being of the community and enforces the laws and regulations governing health, environment, housing, and sanitation.

Current Board of Health Members:

Dr. Kunwar Singh M.D, Chairman

Dr. Kourtney Nickerson PhD, Member

                                                    Public Notice 

Please take notice that the Malden Board of Health shall hold a public hearing to receive discussion and commentary on the proposed amendment to the Malden Board of Health, Rules & Regulations, Section 21, Restricting the Sale and Use of Tobacco Products & Nicotine Delivery Products . Said public hearing will be held on September 21, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at the Malden Police Station Conference Room, 800 Eastern Avenue, Malden.

Prior to September 21, 2017 at 3:30 PM, persons may submit written commentary regarding the proposed ordinance to the Malden Board of Health, 110 Pleasant Street, Second Floor, Malden,  02148. Attention:  Dorothy Kerger, or by e-mail at:

This regulation expands the regulatory scope to both the sale of tobacco and the sale of non-regulated nicotine delivery products to persons under the age of 21 years.

A copy of the proposed regulation may be reviewed or obtained prior to the public hearing via the Internet at the City of Malden Home Page at , or, during regular business hours from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Mon, Weds & Thursday, 8:00AM to 7:00PM on Tuesday and 8:00AM to Noon on Fridays.

Click here for a draft of the propoesed amendments


                                                   Public Notice

    At a meeting of the Malden Board of Health held on, December 8, 2016 the Board adopted by reference the Food & Drug Administration, Food Code 2013 supplements and the Minimum Standards for Food Services Establishments, 105 CMR 590.000.   These regulations will provide government and industry with practical, science-based controls for reducing the risk of foodborne illness in retail and foodservice establishments of all types. The effective date of these regulations will be January 1, 2016. A copy of the Food Code 2013 is available at :


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