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First Confirmed Case of Enterovirus D68 in Massachusetts

September 23, 2014

State health officials announce the first confirmed case of enterovirus D68 in Massachusetts.


Health Advisory: Respiratory Illness due to Enterovirus D68

September 22, 2014

A number of states are reporting an unusually high number of children with severe respiratory illness caused by enterovirus D68 (EV-D68).


Cambridge Resident Diagnosed with West Nile Virus

September 4, 2014

State health officials reported on Aug. 22 that a Cambridge man in his 60s was hospitalized with West Nile virus. He has since been released from the hospital and is expected to make a full recovery.


Report Highlights Major Issues Impacting Health in Cambridge

June 6, 2014

New data from the 2014 City of Cambridge Community Health Assessment offers insight into major issues impacting the health and well-being of residents.


Menís Health League Awards $500 Mini-Grants

June 6, 2014

In celebration of Menís Health Month this June, the Menís Health League has awarded $500 mini-grants to five local groups seeking to improve the health of Cambridge men and boys.


Help Cambridge Neighbors Access Fresh Food

June 4, 2014

The Cambridge SNAP Match Coalition is helping three farmers markets in Cambridge raise matching funds to give low-income families and individuals access to fresh, nutritious, locally-grown produce.


Nutrition and Physical Activity Mini-Grants Awarded to Cambridge Organizations

May 2, 2014

The Cambridge Public Health Department, through its Letís Move Cambridge and Cambridge in Motion campaigns, has awarded mini-grants totaling $5,000 to local organizations to develop activities that promote healthy eating and physical activity.


Cambridge Barbershops Offer Blood Pressure Screenings for Men of Color

May 1, 2014

For American Stroke Month this May, the Menís Health League is hosting the sixth annual Cambridge Barbershop Tour on Saturday, May 3 from 12 noon to 3 p.m. at Nu Image Barbershop, Just the Way You Like It, Troy Anthonyís Barber Shop, and In Style.


Two Cases of Measles Confirmed in Cambridge

February 7, 2014

The Cambridge Public Health Department announced today that two cases of measles, with no connection to each other, have been confirmed in Cambridge in the past week.


Winter Storm Carbon Monoxide Warning

January 2, 2014

Following the winter storm, the Cambridge Public Health Department is urging residents to clear snow from their car tailpipes to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning.

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Suzy Feinberg, MPH
Communications Specialist
617-665-3833
sfeinberg@challiance.org


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