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West Nile Virus

Sept. 21

Second Massachusetts resident diagnosed with West Nile Virus in 2017. Update.

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.

Domestic Violence

In observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, people who live and work in Cambridge are invited to wear purple on Thursday, Oct. 19, and post photos of themselves on Twitter using the hashtag #PurpleThursday. Learn more

Flu Shots

Fall 2017

Cambridge flu clinics will be held on Oct. 26 and Nov. 2. View schedule

Medication Take-Back Day

Oct. 28

Bring unwanted medication to the Cambridge Police Department. Learn more.

21 Proof Trainings

Summer/Fall 2017

See the 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