Welcome to Healthy Acton!

Building a healthier community
for Acton families

In a healthy community, people come together to make their community better for themselves, their family, their friends, their neighbors and others. A healthy community fosters ongoing dialogue, generates leadership opportunities for all, embraces diversity, connects people and resources, creates a sense of community, and shapes its future. In a healthy community, health is not merely access to healthcare and the absence of disease, but strengthening positive social, mental, physical, economic, and environmental conditions.

We aim to build a healthier community for families in Acton, Massachusetts by keeping residents informed and updated about:

Get Healthy with Us! 

Sheryl Ball, Director Acton Health Department and Chairperson Healthy Acton

Sheryl Ball and DA Marian Ryan

Sheryl Ball and DA Marian Ryan

© Healthy Acton 2023


Flu Clinics 

During flu season, Acton Nursing Services offers a number flu clinics for Acton residents at the Acton Town Hall, the Acton Senior Center, and Acton-Boxborough Regional High School. Flu Clinics are advertised on our website, in The Acton Wicked Local/Beacon, in the Action Unlimited, and on the informational signs located in town.

Covid-19 Information Center

Visit the Covid-19 Information Center for Covid-19 updates, public health tips, testing information, and state recommendations.

AB Cares: Mental Health Update

AB United Way is proud to co-found AB Cares, a community-based collaborative effort to prevent suicide. AB Cares, a community coalition, serves as a community response to mental health issues. Learn more.

AB Cares includes all residents of the community as youth, middle-aged men, and seniors are at the greatest risk of death by suicide. For Acton and Boxborough, the comprehensive 2022 Youth Risk Behavior survey revealed that students experienced the following:


Contact Us

Sheryl Ball, Director Acton Health Department and Chairperson Healthy Acton

Acton Town Hall
472 Main Street
Acton MA 01720
(978) 929-6632

Acton Nursing Services

30 Sudbury Road Rear

Acton, MA 01720

(978) 929-6650

Monday through Friday

8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Acton Senior Center
30 Sudbury Road, Rear
Acton, MA 01720

Acton Senior Center

Acton Senior Center