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Nov. 20

If you have concerns about the two meningitis cases at UMass Amherst, please see the state's clinical advisory.

Hearing Notice

A public hearing regarding Shepard Restaurant & Bar's request for permission to conduct testing of restaurant exhaust system will be held on Nov. 30. 

Zika Virus

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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.
Family Literacy
Talking with babies prepares them for school and a lifetime of learning. Families can find tips on talking from the Let’s Talk! program.



Flu Shots

November 2017

Adults and kids (6 months+) can receive a free flu shot by appointment at the health department. High-dose and nasal spay vaccine will not be offered.


21 Proof Trainings

Oct.–Dec. 2017

See training schedule for owners/managers and bartenders/waiters of Cambridge establishments licensed to pour alcohol.

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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

Map | Directory | After Hours


Claude-Alix Jacob
Chief Public Health Officer