The Eastern Franklin County Health District serves the towns of Erving, Northfield and Shutesbury in Eastern Franklin County, Massachusetts.
For information not found on this website, or to schedule an inspection or discuss a health issue in one of the above towns, please call 413-549-3710 and leave a detailed message. You can also email us at: HillsideEnvironmental@gmail.com
For information on individual towns, please click on buttons from the Home Page of this site.
For more complete information about Public Health in Massachusetts, with links to regulations that prevail regarding public health issues, please access the State websites for the Department of Public Health at:
For information regarding septic and water issues (Department of Environmental Protection), the website is:
Services provided for the towns:
Erving: Housing complaints, Title V (percolation tests, septic
plan review), well permit review, pool and food establishment
inspections, general health related questions from residents
Northfield: Pool and recreational camp inspections, food
establishment inspections, housing complaints, general health related
questions from residents.
Shutesbury: Title V issues (percolation testing, septic plan
review), housing complaints, rec camp inspections, food establishment
inspections, general health related questions from residents.