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Domestic Violence Candlelight Vigil on Oct. 5

September 23, 2011

A candlelight vigil will be held on the steps of Cambridge City Hall at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 5 in observance of national Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

West Nile Virus Found in Cambridge Mosquitoes

September 16, 2011

State health officials reported on Sept. 15 that mosquitoes in Cambridge had tested positive for West Nile virus.

Health Department Announces Changes to Annual Flu Clinics

September 13, 2011

The Cambridge Public Health Department will host five flu clinics starting in late October for children and uninsured adults or adults whose insurance does not cover flu shots.

West Nile Virus Detected in Neighboring Towns

August 26, 2011

Mosquitoes samples testing positive for West Nile virus have been detected in the neighboring towns of Watertown, Belmont, and Arlington, as well as Boston and Brookline.

Hurricane Alert

August 26, 2011

Hurricane Irene is expected to bring damaging winds and flooding rains to the Greater Boston area beginning late Saturday night through early Monday morning.

Cambridge Celebrates Menís Health Month

June 1, 2011

The Menís Health League and community partners will host the annual Hoops ĎNí Health sports tournament and other events this June to celebrate Menís Health Month.

Make the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice

April 4, 2011

In this opinion article, CPHD School Nutrition Coordinator Josefine Wendel makes the case for families and the broader community to take action to help Cambridge children achieve a healthy weight.

Seeking participants for Health Department Website Focus Group on March 29

March 17, 2011

The Cambridge Public Health Department is seeking Cambridge residents, students and workers who are regular website users to participate in a focus group on March 29 about the health department's website, www.cambridgepublichealth.org.

Volunteer Walkers and Bicyclists Needed for Cambridge Air Quality Study

March 17, 2011

The Cambridge Public Health Department and academic researchers are seeking a group of dedicated volunteer bicyclists and walkers to transport miniature air samplers as they travel their usual routes through Cambridge.

Cambridge Joins the First Lady's Let's Move Campaign Against Childhood Obesity

February 7, 2011

At a special ceremony today, Cambridge officially signed on to First Lady Michelle Obamaís national campaign to solve the problem of childhood obesity within a generation.

Free and Confidential HIV Testing on Feb. 7

January 31, 2011

In recognition of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, free and confidential HIV counseling and testing will be offered on Monday, Feb. 7 from 12 noon to 4 p.m. at the Windsor Street Health Center, 119 Windsor Street, Cambridge.


Susan Feinberg, MPH
Public Information Officer

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