Board of Health


Monday May 25, 2020

Reopening of Massachusetts Phase I begins Monday May 25, 2020.  This allows for select industries to resume operations under sector specific guidelines.  Please visit for industry specific questions. 

COVID-19 UPDATE: Several actions have been taken in response to the Coronavirus Global Pandemic:

  • Where social distancing is not possible, Gov. Baker orders everyone to wear a face covering in the Commonwealth, 5/6/2020
  • Orange BOH orders all essential business to ensure the use of face coverings, April 22, 2020
  • Gov Baker bans all gatherings over 10 people, 3/24/2020 
  • Town buildings, Schools and offices close to the general public, 3/16/2020
  • The Orange Board of Health declares a State of Emergency, 3/12/2020

If you are a citizen and you are sick with COVID-19 symptoms you must call your PCP and then call the LBOH 978-544-1107 and leave a message.  You are advised to self quarantine while awaiting test results.  If you are tested positive you will hear from the Board of Health with Isolation guidance.  If you come into contact with a Covid-19 positive patient, then you will hear from the Board of Health.

For healthy individuals remember that social distancing is the best way to slow the spread of the virus, please limit travel in general and wear gloves and a face mask when out in public.  

Please call the LBOH and leave a message if you have any questions or email us through the contact page.  Thank you for all you do,


Matthew Fortier

Health Agent


The mission of the Orange Board of Health is to promote general health of the community, the wellness in the individual, and to inspire conditions by which people can remain healthy. We offer educational resources and promulgate and enforce local, state and national regulations as required by law. We promote sanitary living conditions for all our residents and strive to protect the environment from harm and pollution.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Matthew Fortier Health Agent 978-544-1107
Leanna Dennis Administrative Assistant (978) 544-1100 ext. 106

Board Members

Patricia Pierson
Jane Peirce