Michael P. Hirsh, M.D., Medical Director
Karyn E. Clark, Director
Public Notice: Currently, the Academic Health Collaborative Website is offline - if you are inquiring about internship opportunities, please Email Us.
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.
Coes Reservoir will be closed on Tuesday, July 23 for algae treatment. It is expected to re-open on July 24.
Posted: Friday 07/19/19
The temperatures for this coming weekend are predicted to be in the 90s with a projected Heat Index surpassing 100 on Saturday. Be prepared by following these hot weather safety tips.
Posted: Thursday 07/18/19
The City of Worcester will host a World Cup Watch Party of the FIFA Women’s World Cup final featuring the United States on Sunday, July 7 on the Worcester Common at 11 a.m.
Posted: Tuesday 07/02/19
The WDPH page has merged with the City of Worcester Health and Human Services page. For public health updates follow us at City of Worcester Health & Human Services!
Posted: Wednesday 07/17/19 9:42 AM
Please join the City of Worcester for the opening of city's pool, beaches and spray parks on Monday, July 1 at 11:30 a.m. at Crompton Park Pool. The event will not only mark the official opening of our public waterways but also serve as a vehicle to promote summer aquatics...
Posted: Tuesday 06/25/19 12:22 PM
Come out and show your support for the HOPE Coalition youth at their Summer of Hope Festival! See you there!
Posted: Monday 06/24/19 12:00 PM
Join our partners at AIDS Project Worcester for this dynamic event tomorrrow!
Posted: Friday 06/21/19 6:17 PM
Over the weekend, the WDPH team had so much fun at the Day of Play - engaging kids and families in play based health activities!
Posted: Tuesday 06/18/19 9:11 AM