The Boston Public Health Commission's Infectious Disease Bureau strives to:
- reduce the impact of infectious diseases
- prevent morbidity associated with these diseases
- create healthier lives for Boston residents
What We Do
A - Z of Infectious Diseases and Conditions
Learn more about various infectious diseases and conditions.
Boston Healthcare providers and clinical laboratories are required to report all suspected or diagnosed cases of communicable diseases to BPHC.
Diseases from Animals
Explore the various diseases and infections associated with animals.
Learn about food safety and foodborne illness.
Flu Information Center
Prepare for flu season with our flu information center.
Learn what the City is doing to protect residents from mosquitos.
Information on MPox (MonkeyPox)
Sexually Transmitted Infections
Get answers for frequently asked questions about STIs.
Take a look at the resources available for people with TB.