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West Nile Virus

August 16

Cambridge mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus. Update

Alcohol Bottles Survey

Summer 2019

Residents are invited to take a short survey about small alcohol bottles. 

National Accreditation

The Cambridge Public Health Department achieved national accreditation in August 2018. Media release

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Water Safety
Drowning is a leading cause of death among young children in Massachusetts, with backyard pools posing the highest risk for kids under 5. Learn more.
Insect-Borne Disease
Learn about Lyme disease, West Nile virus, and travel-related mosquito-borne disease. Info includes fact sheets, data, and prevention tips. 


Farmers Markets

Summer 2019

Buy fresh produce at the six weekly Cambridge farmers markets.


Cambridge Public
Health Department

Hours: Monday-Friday:
8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
Phone: 617-665-3800
Fax: 617-665-3888
TTY: 617-843-0744

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Claude-Alix Jacob
Chief Public Health Officer