Westfield Board of Health Meeting

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Nov. 2, 2020 Westfield Board of Health meeting will be held virtually through Zoom Webinar.

You can access the Zoom meeting using the following link: http://bit.ly/WestfieldBOHMeeting.

Contact Information
  1. Town of Westfield
  2. 908-789-4040
Mon, November 02
5:30 pm
Add to My Calendar 11/02/2020 5:30pm America/New_York Westfield Board of Health Meeting

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Nov. 2, 2020 Westfield Board of Health meeting will be held virtually through Zoom Webinar.

You can access the Zoom meeting using the following link: http://bit.ly/WestfieldBOHMeeting.

425 East Broad Street Westfield, NJ 07090

425 East Broad Street
Westfield, NJ 07090

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