Board of Health

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Board of Health was first notified of a confirmed case COVID-19 in Brimfield on March 31st,2020 and as July 28th ,2021 , 10 active cases at this time.

Across the State numbers of Covid-19 positive cases are on the rise. Please continue to be diligent with protocols that can maintain the safety of you and your family members.

The Board of Health does NOT recommend altering the current learning environment in the school district at this time, but will continue to monitor the case counts and maintain open lines of communication with the schools about any considerations that may be needed in the future if case counts continue to rise.

There is evidence of community spread of COVID-19 in Massachusetts so it is incredibly important that all residents adhere to the following to protect themselves and our community:

Follow the Department of Public Health’s "Safer at Home" advisory

Follow Massachusetts Wear a Mask in Public Order (Order 31)

Practice social distancing (keeping a distance of six feet from others) and avoiding gathering of 10 or more people

Avoid close contact with people who are sick

Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands and washing your hands frequently with soap and water for 20 seconds or longer, and use a hand sanitizer with at least 60 percent alcohol if soap and water are not available

Cover coughs and sneezes, throw tissues away and wash your hands immediately afterward

Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces

The Board of Health is working closely with other town officials on the town’s response to COVID-19, the disease which is caused by the novel coronavirus.  This is a rapidly evolving situation.  The healthy and safety of town residents and our community are our top priority.  Please review the links on this page for information on COVID-19.

Mission Statement

The Brimfield Board of Health is required by state statutes and regulations to perform many important and crucial duties relative to the protection of public health, the control of disease, and the promotion of sanitary living conditions.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Ed Kent Plumbing & Gas Inspector (413) 204-1140
Krystine O'Conner Animal Control Officer
Jamie Terry Title V Agent & Food Inspector
Michelle Metcalf Assistant to the Board (413) 245-4100 Ext. 1103

Board Members

Name Title
Richard E. Costa Chairman