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.
The Division of Public Health and the Department of Inspectional Services have issued a public health advisory due to preliminary laboratory results of high levels of cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) in Indian Lake. The lake has been ordered closed until further notice.
Posted: Monday 09/16/19
September is National Preparedness Month and the Division of Emergency Management is highlighting the importance of emergency preparedness by encouraging proactive planning for disasters and other types of emergencies.
Posted: Wednesday 09/11/19
Aerial spraying for mosquitoes is scheduled to begin Tuesday, September 10, between 7:15 p.m. and 4:30 a.m. in specific areas of southeast Worcester County, including portions of Worcester that are at risk for EEE virus.
Posted: Tuesday 09/10/19