April 12, 2019
$5 Million Grant to Help Address Infant Mortality Rate in Boston
Focuses on addressing racial inequities in infant mortality rate, namely that ra..
April 08, 2019
BPHC Receives $15 Million Grant to Combat HIV/AIDS in Region
This funding, together with funding from the City of Boston and other sources, p..
March 14, 2019
Racial Differences in Accessing Substance Use Disorder Treatment Following an Opioid Overdose in Massachusetts and Boston
The research team found that Black residents who were treated at local hospitals..
March 01, 2019
City Officials Warn of Measles Exposure in Boston
On February 26, 2019, an individual with confirmed measles traveled from NYC to ..
February 09, 2019
Mayor Walsh Launches Neighborhood Trauma Team in Grove Hall
Project RIGHT Inc. and Harvard Street Neighborhood Health Center were selected t..
February 07, 2019
Mayor Walsh Nominates Phillomin Laptiste to Board of Health
Laptiste joins the seven-member board responsible for providing a wide range of..
January 11, 2019
New App Puts Contacting 11,000+ Social Services in the Palm of Your Hand
The HelpSteps database is maintained by Boston Public Health Commission and the ..
January 14, 2019
Mayor Walsh, Boston EMS Graduate Academy Class of 19
Mayor Walsh: Becoming an EMT is more than a career -- it's a noble commitment to..
January 11, 2019
Health Surveillance Data Suggest Increased Flu Activity in Boston
There is an increase in confirmed flu cases and emergency department visits due ..
December 10, 2018
Manny Lopes Appointed Chair of Board of Health
Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced the appointment of Manny Lopes as the Chai..
November 30, 2018
BPHC Recognizes World AIDS Day 2018
It is important on this World AIDS Day for us to unite in the fight against HIV ..
April 02, 2018
BPHC Celebrates National Public Health Week
On Tuesday, April 3, between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., staff will be greeting guests in..
November 21, 2017
Health and Safety Advisory for Humanitarian Aid Work in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands
In response to the recent hurricanes in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands..
November 01, 2017
New Community Food Resources List and Map
In partnership with the Mayor’s Office of Food Access (OFA) and the City of Bost..
November 30, 2016
December 1st is World AIDS Day
December 1st is World AIDS Day, an opportunity for people to unite in the figh..
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April 25, 2019
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