The Berkshire County Boards of Health Association (BCBOHA) is a professional, educational organization serving the 32 local boards of health in Berkshire County, MA.  BCBOHA also serves as the Berkshire County Emergency Preparedness Coalition.



There are still two BCBOHA Septic Installer Recertification classes coming up if you need 2016 – 2017 septic installer re-certification credit!

  • Infiltrators, Onsite Wastewater Environmental Solutions, February 9, 2016 in Lenox
  • Wells and Septic Systems: Installation and Maintenance Tips, Tricks and Best Practices on March 16 in Adams.

Please click here for the letter and registration forms about all the BCBOHA recertification classes for 2016-2017.

A new septic installer certification class will also be held on March. Click the link above for more information and registration for the new cert class.


Facility “greening” guides.  Feel free to reproduce and distribute as desired:

Green Cleaning for Food Service Establishments

Green Practices Guide

Energy & Water Checklists

Upcoming Events:

The next Executive Committee meeting will be held Wednesday, February 17, 2016. Please check back here at least 48 hours prior to the meeting for the Agenda. 

The Executive Committee usually meets the third Wednesday of the month, at 12:45 pm, at 1 Fenn St.  Cancelled or rescheduled meetings will be noted here at least 24 hours in advance.  Meeting Agenda can be found here at least 48 hours in advance.  For a list of FY 16 expected meeting dates please click FY 16 Executive Committee Meetings

Chokesaver Trainings

There are currently no chokesaver classes that meet the requirements of 105 CMR 590.009(E) scheduled.  For more information or to be added to our mailing list please email info@bcboha.org. Please note that because of the limited number of participants allowed in each session, these classes fill up fast!  Please contact us for the most recent schedule.

Temporary Food Event Trainings

If you are interested in a temporary food event training please contact us.  This training is specifically aimed at temporary food operators and non-profit organizations who serve food.

Septic Installer Certification Program

Class listing & registration for 2015 – 2016 is HERE! Please click here for listings and registration form. For more information or to be added to our mailing list please email info@bcboha.org.  

For more information about the certified septic installer program, click here: Septic Installer program

For a list of currently certified installers, click here: Certified Septic Installers. If someone is not listed, please call 413-442-1521, x36 to confirm certification status.

Emergency Preparedness

For information related to the Emergency Preparedness Coalition, click here:

For other emergency preparedness information, click here: Emergency Preparedness


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