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BPHC Contact Us

The Boston Public Health Commission, the country’s oldest health department, is an independent public agency providing a wide range of health services and programs. It is governed by a seven-member board of health appointed by the Mayor of Boston​. 

Media Inquiries

If you are a member of the press looking for assistance regarding BPHC or the Mayor's Office of Recovery Services, please contact the Office of Communications at 617-534-3127 or communications@bphc.org.  

For Boston EMS inquiries, please call 617-343-6976 or email media@bostonems.org.

BPHC is committed to protecting the privacy and confidentiality of our patients and their medical information. The Office of Communications provides Boston EMS transport information to the media in accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

To inquire about a transport made by Boston EMS, members of the media should call (617) 343-6976 during the regular business hours of 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. For information after hours or on weekends, please email media@bostonems.org or call 857-393-0002.

Help Desk

The Help Desk hours are Monday - Friday 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM. 
Staff who have a technical emergency outside of these hours can call 617-534-2400 and your call will be answered as soon as possible.

Location
1010 Massachusetts Ave
6th Floor
Boston, MA 02118
Neighborhood:
Dorchester

Map

Directions

Public Transportation - Bus

The Boston Public Health Commission is accessible by MBTA buses CT3, #8 and #10. The closest bus stop is 1010 Massachusetts opposite Magazine St.

Please visit the MBTA site for bus maps and schedules.

Public Transportation - T/Commuter Rail

The closest T stop is the Andrew Station on the Red Line. The closest Commuter Rail stop is Newmarket on the Fairmount Line.

Please visit the MBTA site for train maps and schedules.

Parking

In addition to limited on-street parking, visitors and staff of the Boston Public Health Commission may park in the parking lot located on the corner of Massachusetts Ave and Magazine St. The parking lot entrance is located on Magazine St.

Public Transportation - Bus

The building is accessible by MBTA buses #1, CT3, #8, #10 and #47. The closest bus stop is Mass Ave. @ Harrison Ave.

Please visit the MBTA site for bus maps and schedules.

Public Transportation - T/Commuter Rail

The closest T stop is the Ruggles Station on the Orange Line. The closest Commuter Rail stop is Newmarket on the Fairmount Line.

Please visit the MBTA site for train maps and schedules.

Parking

In addition to limited on-street parking, visitors and staff of the Boston Public Health Commission may park in the parking lot located at 35 Northampton Ave.

Public Transportation - Bus

Pedestrians must enter the Miranda-Creamer Building at 785 Albany Street. Enter using the ramp to the left of the entrance marked 785 Albany Street. Once inside, follow signs to the appropriate meeting room or classroom.

The building is accessible by MBTA buses #1, CT3, #8, #10 and #47. The closest bus stop is Mass Ave. @ Albany St.

Please visit the MBTA site for bus maps and schedules.

Public Transportation - T/Commuter Rail

Pedestrians must enter the Miranda-Creamer Building at 785 Albany Street. Enter using the ramp to the left of the entrance marked 785 Albany Street. Once inside, follow signs to the appropriate meeting room or classroom.

The closest T stop is the Mass Ave. Station on the Orange Line. The closest Commuter Rail stop is Newmarket on the Fairmount Line.

Please visit the MBTA site for train maps and schedules.

Parking

In addition to limited on-street parking, parking is available for a fee of $5, with ticket validation. The fee is paid through the machines located on the 2nd floor near the elevator bay. Visitors should never park in the CVS parking lot, as they tow regularly.

Public Transportation - Bus

The building is accessible by MBTA buses #1, CT3, #8, #10 and #47. The closest bus stop is Mass Ave. @ Harrison Ave.

Please visit the MBTA site for bus maps and schedules.

Public Transportation - T/Commuter Rail

The closest T stop is the Ruggles Station on the Orange Line. The closest Commuter Rail stop is Newmarket on the Fairmount Line.

Please visit the MBTA site for train maps and schedules.

Parking

Park in the garage, walk out to Northampton St. and walk around the building (take Harrison Ave or Albany Street) to the front of Mass Ave.  

  • School Based Health Center Offices are located at 723 Mass Ave ground floor.  
  • BAHEC and Youth Development Programs are located at 727 Mass Ave ground floor.  
  • BAHEC administration, Peer Leadership, Health Crew and CAFH Administration are located on the Mezzanine Floor.  Ring the doorbell for the mezzanine offices.

Public Transportation - Bus

The building is accessible by MBTA buses #57 and #64. The closest bus stop is Commonwealth Ave. @ Babcock St.

Please visit the MBTA site for bus maps and schedules.

Public Transportation - T/Commuter Rail

The closest T stop is the Babcock St. Station on the Green Line. The closest Commuter Rail stop is Boston Landing on the Framingham/Worcester Line.

Please visit the MBTA site for train maps and schedules.

Parking

Metered street parking is available.

Public Transportation - Bus

The building is accessible by MBTA buses #1, CT3, #8, #10 and #47. The closest bus stop is Mass Ave. @ Albany St.

Please visit the MBTA site for bus maps and schedules.

Public Transportation - T/Commuter Rail

The closest T stop is the Mass Ave. Station on the Orange Line or Andrew Station on the Red Line. The closest Commuter Rail stop is Newmarket on the Fairmount Line.

Please visit the MBTA site for train maps and schedules.

Parking

Finland Building does not have public parking available. Visitors may park at:

  • Boston Medical Center – Albany St. Parking Garage (710 Albany St., Boston, MA)
  • Northampton Square Parking Garage (35 Northampton St., Boston, MA)

Public Transportation - Bus

The building is accessible by MBTA buses #24 and #240. The closest bus stop is River St. @ Standard St.

Please visit the MBTA site for bus maps and schedules.

Public Transportation - T/Commuter Rail

The closest T stop is the Valley Road Station on the Mattapan Trolley. The closest Commuter Rail stop is Morton St. on the Fairmount Line.

Please visit the MBTA site for train maps and schedules.

Parking

There is limited on-street parking.

Public Transportation - Bus

The building is accessible by MBTA buses #1, CT3, #8, #10 and #47. The closest bus stop is Mass Ave. @ Albany St.

Please visit the MBTA site for bus maps and schedules.

Public Transportation - T/Commuter Rail

The closest T stop is the Andrew Station on the Red Line. The closest Commuter Rail stop is Newmarket on the Fairmount Line.

Please visit the MBTA site for train maps and schedules.

Parking

Woods Mullen Shelter does not have parking available. Our visitors may utilize the paid parking facilities at:

  • Boston Medical Center – Albany St. Parking Garage (710 Albany St., Boston, MA)
  • Northampton Square Parking Garage (35 Northampton St., Boston, MA)

Public Transportation - Bus

The building is accessible by MBTA buses #1, CT3, #8, #10 and #47. The closest bus stop is Southampton St @ Atkinson St.

Please visit the MBTA site for bus maps and schedules.

Public Transportation - T/Commuter Rail

The closest T stop is the Andrew Station on the Red Line. The closest Commuter Rail stop is Newmarket on the Fairmount Line.

Please visit the MBTA site for train maps and schedules.

Parking

Southampton Shelter does not have parking available. Our visitors may utilize the paid parking facilities at:

  • Boston Medical Center – Albany St. Parking Garage (710 Albany St., Boston, MA)
  • Northampton Square Parking Garage (35 Northampton St., Boston, MA)
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