Boston Public Health Commission
BPHC envisions a thriving Boston where all residents live healthy, fulfilling lives free of racism, poverty, violence, and other systems of oppression.
BPHC is an independent public agency governed by a seven-member board of health appointed by the Mayor of Boston.
Stay up to date on the latest data and recommendations related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Flu (Seasonal Influenza)
Learn more about flu activity and how to get vaccinated in Boston for the 2022-2023 season
Monkeypox is a viral infection caused by the monkeypox virus that can infect animals and humans.
2023 Shelter Reports
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BPHC Shares Guidance on Preparing for COVID-19 and Other Common Respiratory Viruses As Children Return to School
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Do you care about the health of Boston? Join BPHC! Search and apply to open positions on our career center.
teen leadership programs
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.