Health Department

Public Safety

The Gardner Health Department strives to provide a safe and sanitary environment for the residents of Gardner.


The Health Department provides inspections of restaurants, markets, beaches, pools, camps, housing, and other facilities.


The Health Department sponsors flu immunization clinics for Gardner residents in the Fall and rabies immunization clinics for cats and dogs in the spring. The department is also a regional distribution center for vaccines to area physicians and hospitals.

Transfer Station

The Health Department operates the Gardner Transfer Station and helps to oversee curbside collection of trash and recyclables. Gardner has one of the highest recycling rates in Massachusetts-43%
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    Yard Waste Pick Up

    Yard waste is now being picked up the first full week of each month from April - October. In November there are two weeks of yard waste pickup, the first full week and the third week of the month. Read on...
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