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Hearing Postponed

The March 9 public hearing on the use of solid fuel as a cooking source at Shepard Restaurant & Bar has been rescheduled to April 6, 2017.

Recreational Marijuana

On Dec. 15, recreational marijuana became legal in Massachusetts.

Zika Virus

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Celebrating Health

Cambridge is celebrating public health this April. Learn about public health events happening in the city, including a poster gallery on display at City Hall (April 11–28).

Poisoning Prevention
Children under 5 are involved in over 50% of poisonings that occur in U.S. homes. See the top 10 household items responsible for poisonings in young children and learn how to poison-proof your home.

World Tuberculosis Day

March 24

This day honors the discovery of the bacterium that causes tuberculosis in 1882. Learn how the global health community is combating TB, a leading cause of death worldwide.

Flu Shots

March 2017

Adults and kids (6 months+) can receive a free flu shot at the health department. Nasal spray vaccine is not being offered.

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Cambridge Public
Health Department

119 Windsor St.
Ground Level
Cambridge, MA 02139

Map | Staff Directory

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


Claude-Alix Jacob
Chief Public Health Officer