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West Nile Virus Found in Cambridge Mosquitoes

July 17, 2017

Mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus were reported in Cambridge on July 13. The risk of human infection in Cambridge and surrounding towns is currently "moderate."


2017 Healthy Eating and Active Living Mini-Grants Awarded to Cambridge Organizations

July 14, 2017

The Cambridge Public Health Department, through its Cambridge in Motion and Letís Move Cambridge campaigns, has awarded a total of $5,000 in mini-grants to nine local organizations to develop activities that promote healthy eating and physical activity.


City's Commissioner of Public Health Issues Decision on Use of Solid Fuel as a Cooking Source at Shepard Restaurant & Bar

June 19, 2017

The Commissioner of Public Health for the City of Cambridg issued a decision and order today in which he determined that smoke and odors emanating from the use of wood and charcoal as a cooking source at Shepard Restaurant & Bar caused a condition of nuisance, noisome trade, injurious order, and/or a condition causing sickness which is injurious to the public health, as set forth under Massachusett law.


Cambridge Celebrates Menís Health Month

June 15, 2017

The Menís Health League and community partners will host the annual Hoops ĎNí Health sports tournament and other events this June to celebrate Menís Health Month.


Boys to Men Leadership Brunch to Be Held June 3

May 26, 2017

The ninth annual Boys to Men Leadership Brunch will be held on Saturday, June 3 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Putnam Avenue Upper School, 100 Putnam Ave.


Measles Exposure in Cambridge MIT Area on May 11

May 26, 2017

The Cambridge Public Health Department has issued an alert about a measles exposure in Cambridge. On Thursday, May 11, a person with a confirmed case of measles visited the MIT Museum (265 Massachusetts Ave.) from 11:30 a.m.Ė3:30 p.m. and Café Spice on the MIT campus from 1:30 p.m.Ė5 p.m.


Health Department Releases Summary Results of 2016 Teen Health Survey

April 28, 2017

The Cambridge Public Health Department has released summary results from the 2016 Cambridge Teen Health Survey, a survey given every other year to assess the health behaviors of Cambridge public high school students.


Community Reps Needed for Biotech Safety Committees

April 27, 2017

The Cambridge Public Health Department is seeking volunteers to serve as community representatives on institutional biotech safety committees, and is hosting a free training for interested residents on May 10 and May 16 at the Cambridge Hospital.


Statement on April 6 Shepard Restaurant & Bar Hearing from Cambridge City Officials

April 21, 2017

A statement from City of Cambridge officials is now available regarding the April 6 hearing on the use of solid fuel (wood and charcoal) as a cooking source at Shepard Restaurant and Bar. A final decision from Commissioner of Public Health Patrick Wardell is expected to be released no later than mid-June.


April 13 Update: Shepard Restaurant & Bar Hearing

April 13, 2017

An update is available on the April 6 hearing regarding smoke and odors alleged to be emanating from the use of solid fuel (wood and charcoal) at the Shepard Restaurant & Bar.


$500 Mini-Grants Available for Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Projects

March 3, 2017

The Cambridge Public Health Department, through its Cambridge in Motion and Letís Move Cambridge initiatives, will award ten $500 mini-grants to support community projects that promote healthy eating and physical activity.


Hearing Postponed: Use of Solid Fuel (Wood and Charcoal) as a Cooking Source at Shepard Restaurant & Bar

March 2, 2017

The previously noticed hearing before the Commissioner of Public Health on the use of solid fuel (wood and charcoal) as a cooking source at the Shepard Restaurant & Bar, located at 1 Shepard Street in Cambridge, MA, has been rescheduled to take place on April 6, 2017 at 4 p.m. at the Cambridge Health Alliance Windsor Street Care Center.


Cambridge Celebrates White Ribbon Day 2017

February 17, 2017

The City of Cambridge is celebrating Cambridge White Ribbon Day during the week of Feb. 27ĖMarch 3. On March 1, people who live and work in Cambridge are encouraged to wear white to show that they are put of the solution to end gender-based violence.

MEDIA CONTACT

Suzy Feinberg, MPH
Public Information Officer
617-665-3833
sfeinberg@challiance.org


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