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Public Health

Public Health Seal

 

 
25 Meade Street, Worcester, MA 01610
Phone: (508) 799-8531, Fax: (508) 799-8572
Email:
health@worcesterma.gov
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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The Division of Public Health works to protect and improve community well-being by preventing disease and injury while promoting social, economic and environmental factors fundamental to health. It is the foundation of the local public health system that comprises public- and private-sector health care providers, academia, community based organizations, business, the media and other local and state governmental entities. Specifically, this Division endeavors to:

  • Track and investigate health problems and hazards in the community.
  • Prepare for and respond to public health emergencies.
  • Develop, apply and enforce policies, laws and regulations that improve health and ensure safety.
  • Lead efforts to mobilize communities around important health issues.
  • Link people to health services.

Additionally, the Division of Public Health is the lead agency of the
Central MA Regional Public Health Alliance (CMRPHA). The regional health district provides a comprehensive array of services to partner municipalities through a single organization managed by the Division of Public Health. The inspiration to develop a regional alliance arose from the considerable disparity in size, available resources, and kinds and types of resources offered by each municipality.

Reminder: to report vendors/restaurants regarding unhealthy conditions or a suspected foodborne illness or to report housing, sewage and unsanitary conditions, call Inspectional Services at (508) 799-1198.

Latest News

The latest news via the City of Worcester DPH Facebook Page.

  • Are you ready for game day? - View Photo - Fri 02/05/2016 09:29 AM
  • http://m.telegram.com/article/20160202/NEWS/160209826/13406/NEWS - View Link - Wed 02/03/2016 08:55 AM
  • Interesting read from WCVB Channel 5 Boston , and what the plantiffs are seeking (cancer screenings) is unusual...will be interesting to see the outcome. http://www.wcvb.com/news/case-seeking-cancer-screenings-for-smokers-heads-to-trial/37620850?ens=1&utm_campaign=7am%20News,%20Weather,%20Sports_54ae94bc0cf2bed14021d080_bos&utm_content=20160125_0550&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Daily%20News - View Link - Mon 01/25/2016 09:20 AM
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