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Mumps Advisory

April 2016

As of April 27, forty-two mumps cases had been confirmed in the Harvard community. 

Zika Virus

April 2016

Special precautions are recommended for pregnant women traveling to countries experiencing Zika virus outbreaks.

2015 Annual Report


Celebrating Health
Cambridge is celebrating public health this April. Learn about public health events that took place in the city earlier this month, including a poster gallery at City Hall.
Rx Drug Take-Back
Cambridge Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is Saturday, April 30. Bring unused or unwanted medications to the Cambridge Police Department from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

Teens & Substance Abuse

April 28

Learn how to talk with your teens about opioids and other substances at a free, interactive workshop for parents.

21 Proof Trainings

Spring 2016

See the training schedule for owners/managers and bartenders/waiters of Cambridge establishments licensed to pour alcohol.


Cambridge Public
Health Dept.

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