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BCDHE in Truro

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Town Health Agent

Patricia Pajaron
508-349-7004 x32
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Truro Health and Environment Stats

Geography
Land Area 21.1 square miles
Water Area 5.3 square miles
Coastline Length miles
Demographics (2010 census)
Population 2003
Density 95/square mile
Beaches (2015 season)
# of Public Beaches 12
Emergency Shelters
Location of Regional Shelter Nauset Regional High School, 100 Cable Road, Eastham

BCDHE Activities in Truro

3/15/2017
Alternative Septic System Tracking
Brought 1 I/A system under operation and maintenance contract compliance.
10/4/2016Public Health NurseFlu Clinic & additional vaccines as needed, Truro Fire Department
9/26/2016Public Health NurseMunicipal Health Group Biometric Screening, Truro Council on Aging. Blood pressures, skin analyzer, hearing, bone density, cardio check.
9/6/2016Environmental Health and SafetyProvided half-day OSHA safety training to public safety staff.
9/6/2016Public Health NurseBlood pressure clinic at the Truro Public Safety Building from 9 to 12:30.
8/29/2016Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 3 public marine beaches and 6 semi-public marine beaches.
8/23/2016Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 12 public marine beaches and 6 semi-public marine beaches.
8/16/2016Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 3 public marine beaches and 6 semi-public marine beaches.
8/11/2016Environmental Health and SafetyAssisting resident in the assessment of her rental property for the presence of mold or other environmental allergens.
8/9/2016Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 3 public marine beaches and 6 semi-public marine beaches.
8/2/2016Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 3 public marine beaches and 6 semi-public marine beaches.
7/26/2016Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 12 public marine beaches and 6 semi-public marine beaches.
7/19/2016Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 3 public marine beaches and 6 semi-public marine beaches.
7/12/2016Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 3 public marine beaches and 6 semi-public marine beaches.
7/6/2016Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 3 public marine beaches and 6 semi-public marine beaches.
6/28/2016Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 12 public marine beaches and 6 semi-public marine beaches.
6/21/2016Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 3 public marine beaches and 6 semi-public marine beaches.
6/14/2016Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 3 public marine beaches and 6 semi-public marine beaches.
6/13/2016Medical Reserve CorpsConducted Choke Saver training.
6/10/2016Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 1 public marine beach for re-testing purposes.
6/9/2016Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 1 public marine beach.
6/8/2016Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 1 public marine beach for re-testing purposes.
6/7/2016Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 3 public marine beaches and 6 semi-public marine beaches.
6/1/2016Regional Tobacco ControlInspected all tobacco retailers.
5/31/2016Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 12 public marine beaches and 6 semi-public marine beaches.
4/15/2016Environmental Health and SafetyAssisted resident with questions and concerns regarding mold in their basement.
3/1/2016Alternative Septic System TrackingPresented I/A Septic System performance data to the Truro Board of Health.
2/22/2016Alternative Septic System TrackingBrought 1 I/A system under operation and maintenance contract compliance.
2/15/2016Environmental Health and SafetyAssisted a resident with a question regarding insulation safety.
12/31/2015Community Septic Management Loan ProgramSecured a home betterment loan totaling $9,800 for the correction of 1 septic system.
9/28/2015Regional Tobacco ControlCompleted inspections of 25% of tobacco retailers. Results were reported to the local board of health.
9/23/2015Service to Boards of HealthPerformed field/office coverage for the health department.
9/16/2015Service to Boards of HealthPerformed field work/office coverage for the health department.
9/10/2015Alternative Septic System TrackingBrought 1 I/A system(s) under operation and maintenance contract compliance.
8/31/2015Community Septic Management Loan ProgramSecured home betterment loans totaling $69,697 for the correction of 2 septic systems.
8/31/2015Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 3 public marine beaches and 6 semi-public marine beaches.
8/25/2015Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 12 public marine beaches and 6 semi-public marine beaches.
8/25/2015Service to Boards of HealthPerformed field work/office coverage for the health department.
8/20/2015Environmental Health and SafetyResponded to a residential indoor air quality concern regarding mold.
8/18/2015Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 3 public marine beaches and 6 semi-public marine beaches.
8/14/2015Environmental Health and SafetyResponded to a residential indoor air quality concern regarding mold.
8/12/2015Alternative Septic System TrackingBrought 1 I/A system(s) under operation and maintenance contract compliance.
8/11/2015Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 3 public marine beaches and 6 semi-public marine beaches.
8/4/2015Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 3 public marine beaches and 6 semi-public marine beaches.
7/28/2015Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 12 public marine beaches and 6 semi-public marine beaches.
7/21/2015Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 3 public marine beaches and 6 semi-public marine beaches.
7/14/2015Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 3 public marine beaches and 6 semi-public marine beaches.
7/7/2015Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 3 public marine beaches and 6 semi-public marine beaches.
6/30/2015Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 12 public marine beaches and 6 semi-public marine beaches.
6/23/2015Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 3 public marine beaches and 6 semi-public marine beaches.
6/16/2015Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 3 public marine beaches and 6 semi-public marine beaches.
6/9/2015Environmental Health and SafetyAssisted a resident artist in issues regarding clay hazards and controls.
6/9/2015Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 3 public marine beaches and 6 semi-public marine beaches.
6/2/2015Public Health NurseAdministered 12 TB tests, 2 Tdap immunizations, 1 Hepatitis A immunization and 1 Hepatitis B immunization to public safety personnel.
6/2/2015Bathing Beach Water QualityPerformed sample collection and bacteriological analysis of bathing water from 12 public marine beaches and 6 semi-public marine beaches.
5/14/2015Bathing Beach Water QualitySecured a grant for the weekly collection and laboratory analyses of marine beach water samples from the following 3 beaches: Noon’s Landing, Pamet Harbor and Beach Point Landing.
5/14/2015Bathing Beach Water QualitySecured a grant for the monthly collection and laboratory analyses of marine beach water samples from the following 9 beaches: Cold Storage/Pond Village, Ballston Beach, Coast Guard Beach, Corn Hill Beach, Fisher Beach, Great Hollow, Head of the Meadow, Longnook, and Ryder Beach.
5/4/2015Environmental Health and SafetyResponded to complaint regarding indoor air quality at a local school.
3/17/2015Alternative Septic System TrackingBrought 2 I/A systems under operation and maintenance contract compliance.
3/5/2015Alternative Septic System TrackingBrought 1 I/A system under operation and maintenance contract compliance.
2/25/2015Regional Tobacco ControlConducted inspections of 2 tobacco retailers.
2/20/2015Regional Emergency PlanningAssisted the town of Truro with the filing of their Tier 2 hazardous chemical facility inventories under SARA Title III for RY 2014.
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