Bristol Norfolk Public Health Partners (BNPHP) staff members respond to environmental health concerns of the residents within the BNPHP communities. It is our hope that by minimizing public exposure to pollutants, vectors, radiation, bacteria, and/or viruses that we will create a healthier community with less preventable disease for area residents.
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MA DPH) Bureau of Environmental Health (BEH) is the State entity that works to protect the public from environmental exposures through research and education. The BEH has developed the Massachusetts Environmental Public Health Tracking (EPHT) program. The purpose of this program is to "provide access to up-to-date health and environmental data and visualization tools for the communication and evaluation of environmental public health trends, and for the implementation of successful environmental public health actions." Data is available for each City and Town within the Commonwealth.