The Malden Board of Health is a statutory board created pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 111, Section 26 and Chapter 41, Section 1. Its staff acts for both the State and City to enforce the laws and regulations governing health and sanitation. The Board of Health also conducts a public health clinic that is staffed by one full-time nurse and one part-time nurse. The Board of Health Clinic provides clinical and data collection services with an aim at promoting and protecting the health, welfare and safety of Malden residents. It also enforces the laws and regulations governing health, environment and communicable disease control.
The clinic offers a variety of health services to the local community such as:
Annual influenza clinics
Blood lead level testing for children
Communicable disease case management and control
All services provided are confidential and are provided free of charge. The nurses can also recommend further health resources in the community if needed. To contact the clinic for an appointment and to check vaccine availability please call 781-397-7000, ext. 2052.
Shingles Vaccination Clinic (PDF) A limited amount of free Shingles Vaccine is available to persons 50 years of age or older. If interested call 781-397-7052 for an appointment.
Whooping Cough Vaccination (PDF) Protect your new baby…get vaccinated! Tdap is available free of charge at the Malden Board of Health Clinic. Call 781-397-7052 for an appointment.