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Shepard Restaurant Decision

Jan. 12

See decision from the city's Commissioner of Public Health regarding Shepard Restaurant & Bar's request to conduct testing of its exhaust system.

Beekeeping Regulation

The health department promulgated a regulation for the keeping of honey bees in Cambridge.

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2016 Annual Report


Lead in Cambridge
Did you know that nearly 90% of Cambridge homes were built before the 1978 lead paint ban? Read the city's Lead in Cambridge story journal to learn how to prevent lead exposure in young kids.
Underage Drinking
While the holidays bring Cambridge families together, it's important to keep alcohol away from kids during celebrations. For tips and resources, visit SAMHSA

Flu Shots

Jan. 2018

Adults and kids (6 months+) can receive a free flu shot by appointment.


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Cambridge Public
Health Department

119 Windsor St.
Ground Level
Cambridge, MA 02139

Hours: Monday-Friday:
8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
Phone: 617-665-3800
Fax: 617-665-3888

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Claude-Alix Jacob
Chief Public Health Officer