Board of Health


Board of Health Seasonal Blast This volunteer advisory board is appointed by the Mayor and meets quarterly, or more frequently if requested by the Mayor or designee. 

The City contracts with Franklin County to purchase certain services.  The Chief of the Fire Department is the liaison between the Mayor, Franklin County Public Health, and the Board. 

To receive notifications about meetings, opt in to receive text and email alerts. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, meetings will be conducted via video conference and available to watch live on the City's YouTube channel. You may email questions or comments for the Board up to two hours before the start of the meeting. If you are not able to watch a meeting live, the recordings can also be found on the YouTube channel and meeting minutes will be made available.


The Board of Health will assist, to the extent requested, Franklin County Public Health in protecting the health of the community from disease and injury by considering and recommending needed services, advising the Mayor and Chief of Fire about health concerns that are not covered by the relationship with the County, and encouraging local partnerships that promote a healthy lifestyle for persons of all ages. 

The Board of Health oversees monitors the contracted health services provided to the community by Franklin County Public Health, which currently include but are not limited to:

    Immunizations for adults & children

    Plumbing inspections

    Food service inspections

    School inspections

    Nuisance control 


  • Mark Rastetter, MD (term expires December 2022)
  • Amita Maturu, MD (term expires December 2023)
  • Joe Mazzola, Franklin County Public Health Representative

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