Michael P. Hirsh, M.D., Medical Director
Karyn E. Clark, Director
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The City of Worcester Division of Public Health is the first nationally accredited health department in Massachusetts as well as the only multi-jurisdictional accredited health department in the country.
The Public Health Division is the lead agency of the Central MA Regional Public Health Alliance (CMRPHA). The CMRPHA is a coalition of seven municipalities (Towns of Grafton, Holden, Leicester, Millbury, Shrewsbury, and West Boylston and the City of Worcester) working cooperatively to create and sustain a viable, cost-effective, and labor-efficient regional public health alliance. Services offered include community health, environmental health, emergency preparedness, nursing and epidemiology.
The City of Worcester will host a Volunteer Recognition event on Tuesday, April 9 at 5:30 p.m. in the Levi Lincoln Chamber at City Hall.
Posted: Monday 04/08/19
The Housing Development Division will host a Health & Housing Block Party & Fair in the Union Hill neighborhood on April 6 from 12-3 p.m.
Posted: Thursday 03/28/19
The Mayor and City Manager have announced the creation of a Complete Count Committee for Census 2020. A campaign kickoff event for Census 2020 will be held April 4.
Posted: Wednesday 03/27/19
During National Public Health Week, WDPH staff visited different Recreation Worcester sites to educate youth about healthy community design and how public health impacts their daily lives. During the activity, we had the opportunity to see just a glimpse of what our Youth Worker...
Posted: Wednesday 04/24/19 1:28 PM
Celebrating our colleagues in the Division of Youth Opportunities and organizations across the city!...
Posted: Monday 04/22/19 3:08 PM
Clark students are working hard to improve the health of our community! Join them by discarding your unwanted medications on Saturday, April 27th 10:00-2:00!
Posted: Friday 04/19/19 8:56 AM
City of Worcester Health and Human Services staff are attending the MassDOT Transportation Innovation Conference today. Transportation is considered a social determinant of health and strategies in our current Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) work to improve community...
Posted: Wednesday 04/10/19 2:48 PM
The Region 2 Hazard Vulnerability Assessment event is underway this morning! Nearly 100 health and medical partners from across Central MA are participating this morning.
Posted: Tuesday 04/09/19 10:39 AM
The regional health district provides a comprehensive array of services to partner municipalities through a single organization managed by Worcester’s Division of Public Health.