Health Department

The Southborough Health Department is not offering COVID-19 vaccine clinics this year. Please check with local pharmacies for availability or visit As of September 12th, the CDC recommends everyone 6 months and older get an updated COVID-19 vaccine to protect against the potentially serious outcomes of COVID-19 illness this fall and winter. For additional information visit

The Health Department recommends that residents order free COVID-19 test kits online. Beginning Monday, September 25, every U.S. household can place an order to receive four more free COVID-19 rapid tests delivered directly to their home. To place your order, visit: The Town of Southborough has a very limited amount of test kits located in the Health Department if needed. Once gone, they will no longer be available.

Heather Alker, MD, MPH, Public Health Director, oversees the daily activities of the Board of Health Office with assistance from Assistant Health Director / Public Health Nurse Taylor West and Business Administrator Barbara Spiri, as well as Sanitary Inspector Dennis M. Costello.

We have also partnered with Boylston, Northborough and Westborough in the Greater Boroughs Partnership for Health.