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Mayor Wu announced a heat emergency in the City of Boston through Wednesday, July 17. Cooling centers will be open at 14 BCYF community centers Monday through Wednesday, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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New multi-sector partnership between the City, the Boston Public Health Commission, Boston Community Health Collaborative, and $10 million investment from Atrius Health Equity Foundation.

The following is a public health warning related to a recent sewage discharge, also known as a combined sewer overflow (CSO).

Program highlights impact of healthy food, community, and support systems for maternal health

$7.5 million will fund new overdose prevention efforts

New campaign aims to reduce the impact of sexually transmitted infections in Boston

The following is a public health warning related to a recent sewage discharge, also known as a combined sewer overflow CSO.

The events are for youth, parents, and providers and begin in May for Mental Health Awareness Month

The second use of Boston’s opioid remediation funding targets supporting communities most at-risk

Multilingual campaign targets Boston communities with high rates of colon cancer and related mortality

BOSTON – March 24 , 2024 – The following is a public health warning related to several recent sewage discharges, also known as a combined sewer overflow CSO). State regulations require local public...

Boston Public Health Commission and Boston Public Schools’ initiatives will add more behavioral health specialists, improve BPS policies and systems, and develop a more diverse workforce to serve...

Updated CDC guidance aims to prevent the spread of viral respiratory illnesses impacts in Boston.

Residents are advised to avoid affected water bodies for 48 hours.

The fund is supported by City distributions from national settlements with opioid manufacturers and distributors, informed by a community engagement process

Recent data shows low vaccination rates ahead of the holiday season and new year.

The public is advised to avoid contact with affected water bodies for 48 hours.

Residents are advised to avoid affected water bodies for 48 hours.

Mayor Wu and the Boston Public Health Commission announce recipients of $1.2 million to 10 local organizations to improve health and wellness in Boston as part of the CHEE fund in partnership with...

The Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC) is urging the City’s health care providers, particularly those that work closely with unsheltered populations and people who use drugs, to be vigilant for...

BPHC reminds residents how to stay healthy and safe during the holidays

BOSTON—November 13—On the heels of Substance Use Prevention Month in October, the Boston Public Health Commission has launched a citywide ad campaign to keep the conversation going by promoting the...

Fruit Puree found to have “extremely high concentrations of lead”

Updated COVID vaccines available at city sites beginning November 1

Jamaica Pond is now fully open to the public for recreational activities.

The Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC) has issued a public health advisory for Jamaica Pond due to a suspected bloom of blue-green algae, also known as cyanobacteria.

BOSTON – October 5, 2023 – The Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC) today published the Maternal and Infant Health Report, the latest report in the Health of Boston series. The report details the...

BOSTON– September 22, 2023 – The Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC) is encouraging all residents ages 6 months and older to get their annual influenza (Flu) vaccination as flu season approaches...

BOSTON – September 19, 2023 – The following is a public health warning related to a recent sewage discharge, also known as a combined sewer overflow CSO). State regulations require local public health...

BOSTON – September 18, 2023 – The following is a public health warning related to a recent sewage discharge, also known as a combined sewer overflow CSO). State regulations require local public health...

September is National Recovery Month; Film series at Boston Public Library Central Library in Copley Square will be presented in partnership with RIZE Massachusetts Foundation and Brendan Little...

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