Michael P. Hirsh, M.D., Medical Director
Zachary Dyer, M.P.H., Ph.D., Acting 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 five municipalities (Towns of Grafton, 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 racial equity audit report was completed by Letterman White Consulting.
Posted: Friday 09/16/22
Acting City Manager Eric Batista, in collaboration with the City Council and Cultural Development Division, is pleased to announce the nomination process for the City’s next Poet Laureate.
Posted: Wednesday 09/14/22
Worcester officials announced this week that updated COVID-19 boosters are available at City-run clinics effective immediately. Furthermore, in an effort to provide enhanced support for residents, the Department of Health and Human Services is partnering with AIDS Project Worcester (APW) to boost capacity to deliver both monkeypox and COVID-19 vaccines.
Posted: Friday 09/09/22
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