Learn more about communicable disease topics such as, Antibiotic Resistance, Hepatitis A prevention, HIV protection and the rising of Measles.
Learn more about COVID-19 and how Worcester continues to respond and provide residents with the latest news, data and vaccination and testing services.
The City of Worcester participates in the Central Massachusetts Mosquito Control Project (CMMCP). Learn more about protecting yourself and your family against mosquitos and ticks.
It's important to prepare for flu season. Getting the flu shot in addition to other basic preventive measures can greatly reduce the risk of you and your family members coming down with the flu. Learn more about flu prevention and tips.
Worcester's Division of Public Health, along with the CDC, encourages everyone to live a healthy lifestyle. Living a healthy lifestyle incorporates many different aspects, such as exercise, food safety, nutrition and sexual health.
The City of Worcester is prioritizing treatment and prevention efforts for populations currently at most risk, with a particular focus on individuals with multiple sexual partners; those in repeated close contact with others, including sports teams; and those living in close quarters, such as in group housing and dorms.
It is illegal to dispose of sharps, as well as unopened packages of hypodermic needles and lancets, by throwing them away in the trash. Learn more about needle (sharps) safety and disposal methods.
The City of Worcester cares about its community members that struggle with addiction and substance use disorders. Learn more about local services and their contact information available to area residents.
The Central Massachusetts Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention focuses on eliminating the loss of life from suicide by: delivering innovative prevention programs, educating the public, raising funds for suicide research and programs and reaching out to those who have lost someone to suicide.
Summer is a great time for fun, but don’t forget to be safe and protected during summer activities! Learn about summer safety tips and precautions.
*Additional public health data via the City's Open Data Portal.
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