Health Department

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View Provincetown Health Department COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information

View Provincetown Community Resource Guide (rev. June 2021)

Looking for outdoor air quality information? 

Click here for  searchable map to see the latest assessment for various pollutants (ozone, particulate matter, etc.) This resource is a partnership of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Park Service, NASA, and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control. Impaired air quality can irritate eyes, nose, throat and lungs; cause coughing, sneezing, congestion; lead to difficulty breathing and asthma attacks;  and pose greater health risks to folks with compromised immunity, respiratory ailments or other susceptibilities.

Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection REGIONAL events2023 Outer Cape HazMat Collections

Provincetown, Truro, and Wellfleet have 3 HHW collection events. Folks from this region may attend Provincetown, Truro or Wellfleet dates without payment or registration. There are 24 events scheduled Cape-wide in 2023, see this map. For Outer Cape residents to attend an up-Cape event, click here to register

Small Business Hazardous Waste (Very Small Quantity Generator) Collection events: Small businesses (VSQGs) attend HHW events through appointment. All businesses that use chemicals may register with this VSQG form and contact Kalliope Erin Chute, Hazardous Materials Environmental Specialist | Cape Cod Cooperative Extension, Email, Office (508) 375-6699.

The Provincetown Health Department, as agents of the Provincetown Board of Health, performs many important functions relative to the protection of public health, the promotion of sanitary living conditions, and the protection of the environment from damage and pollution.

The scope of the Provincetown Health Department's work includes:

Click here for archived 2023 beach water quality information.

How do I file a complaint with the Health Department?

If you have a concern or complaint for the Health Department to investigate- call (508) 487-7020.