Boston Public Health Commission
The Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC) serves as Boston's local health department, providing a wide range of health services and programs to protect, preserve, and promote the health and well-being of all Boston residents, particularly those who are most vulnerable.
BPHC envisions a thriving Boston where all residents live healthy, fulfilling lives free of racism, poverty, violence, and other systems of oppression.
BPHC has been leading Boston’s collaborative response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Find the latest data on the Boston COVID-19 Dashboard and our COVID-19 response page.
BPHC is an independent public agency governed by a seven-member board of health appointed by the Mayor of Boston.
1010 Massachusetts Avenue
6th FloorBoston, MA 02118
Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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Do you care about the health of Boston? Join BPHC! Search and apply to open positions on our career center.
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Are you a teen looking for ways to have a positive impact on your community? Take a look at our teen leadership programs to make a difference in your city!
BPHC offers internship opportunities to expand your education, and give back to your community. Take a look at the open internship opportunities in our career center.