Michael P. Hirsh, M.D., Medical Director
Karyn E. Clark, Director
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 district.
Vision: The CMRPHA is a region where community voice is valued and all people have the opportunity to be healthy.
Mission: To equitably improve health outcomes and quality of life for all residents by providing high quality, data-driven, public health leadership and services.
Posted: Friday 01/12/18 4:19 PM
The Worcester Division of Public Health is seeking an individual to work in its Tobacco Control Program. The program runs all year. Tobacco control work will focus on reducing youth access to tobacco products by conducting stings. This will include going out with the tobacco inspector and attempting to purchase tobacco products to make sure that the retailers are in compliance with state and local regulations. (see below for additional details)
Posted: Thursday 01/04/18 12:18 PM
West Boylston Community Health Coalition will be hosting Dr. Ruth Potee, a renowned expert in the field of addiction medicine, to discuss teen brain development and drug, alcohol and other substance use.
Posted: Thursday 01/04/18 10:03 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.