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Hearing Postponed

The March 9 public hearing on the use of solid fuel as a cooking source at Shepard Restaurant & Bar has been rescheduled to April 6, 2017.

Recreational Marijuana

On Dec. 15, recreational marijuana became legal in Massachusetts.

Zika Virus

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Winter Storms

Visit the city's Snow Center website to sign up for emergency alerts and for winter storm information, safety tips, and parking updates.

Radon Testing

Winter is the best time to get your home tested for radon—a colorless, odorless gas that can cause lung cancer. Learn more:

Flu Shots

March 2017

Adults and kids (6 months+) can receive a free flu shot at the health department. Nasal spray vaccine is not being offered.

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Cambridge Mini-Grants

Deadline: March 17

Ten $500 mini-grants will be awarded to projects that promote healthy eating and physical activity in Cambridge.


Cambridge Public
Health Department

119 Windsor St.
Ground Level
Cambridge, MA 02139

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Hours: Monday-Friday:
8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
Phone: 617-665-3800
Fax: 617-665-3888


Claude-Alix Jacob
Chief Public Health Officer