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Cambridge Community Health Worker Honored for Service to Families

November 25, 2008

Gloria Mejia of the Cambridge Public Health Department received a 2008 Community Health Worker Award from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health for her passion, dedication and leadership abilities. Ms. Mejia was one of five community health workers honored before an audience of 500 public health professionals at the Ounce of Prevention Conference last month.


"Family Friendly" Flu Clinic on Nov. 8 at the Tobin School

October 28, 2008

The Cambridge Public Health Department is hosting a special "family friendly" flu clinic on Saturday, Nov. 8 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at the Tobin School in West Cambridge. Adults and children (age 2 and older) can receive free flu vaccine at this clinic. FluMist will be available to healthy children with no history of wheezing.


Flu Vaccine Recommended for Children and Teens

September 26, 2008

For the first time, federal health officials are recommending that all children between 6 months and 18 years receive an annual flu shot.


Community Reps Needed for Biotech Safety Committees

September 18, 2008

The Cambridge Public Health Department is seeking volunteers to serve as community representatives on biotech safety committees.


Cambridge Fitness Brothers Starts September 16

September 5, 2008

The Menís Health League in Cambridge is recruiting teams of men for its Fitness Brothers program. Orientation meetings will be held on Tuesday, September 16 at 6:00 p.m. at the Windsor Street Clinic,119 Windsor Street, and on Saturday, September 20 at 1:00 p.m. at the Citywide Senior Center, 806 Massachusetts Avenue.


Menís Health Report Reveals Health Disparities in Cambridge

June 30, 2008

The Cambridge Public Health Department released a report today on health disparities between the sexes and among different groups of men.


Cambridge is Next in Massachusetts to Ban Artificial Trans Fat in Food Service Establishments

May 28, 2008

the Cambridge Public Health Department will promulgate a regulation to eliminate the use of artificial trans fat in Cambridge restaurants and other food service establishments.


Last Cambridge flu clinic is Jan. 16

January 4, 2008

The Cambridge Public Health Department has scheduled a final flu clinic on Wednesday, Jan. 16 from 4 p.m.Ė6 p.m. at the Windsor Street Health Center, 2nd Floor large conference room, 119 Windsor St., in Cambridge.

MEDIA CONTACT

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


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