The Board of Health (BOH) strives to help neighbors lead healthy lives in Bedford. The BOH is dedicated to serving all residents of Bedford, particularly the underserved, and promoting healthy people, healthy families, and a healthy environment through compassionate care, education, and disease prevention. The BOH will identify emerging public health needs, create needed regulations, set policy, hold hearings, and consider variances.
Maintaining a balance between short-term benefit(s) to human life versus long-term risk. Decision-making priority is given to town/community needs versus individual needs.