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West Nile Virus

August 21

State health officials raised the risk of West Nile virus infection to "moderate" statewide on Aug. 21. Update

Beekeeping Regulation

The health department promulgated a regulation for the keeping of honey bees in Cambridge in 2017.

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2017 Annual Report



21 Proof Trainings

July–September 2018

See training schedule for owners/managers and bartenders/waiters of Cambridge establishments licensed to pour alcohol.
Insect-Borne Disease
Learn about Lyme disease, West Nile virus, and travel-related mosquito-borne disease. Info includes fact sheets, data, and prevention tips.
Poison Prevention
Children under 6 are involved in nearly 50% of poisonings that occur in U.S. homes. See the top 10 household items responsible for poisonings in young children and learn how to poison-proof your home.

Farmers Markets

Summer/Fall 2018

Buy fresh produce and other foods at the six weekly Cambridge farmers markets.


Cambridge Public
Health Department

119 Windsor St.
Ground Level
Cambridge, MA 02139

Hours: Monday-Friday:
8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
Phone: 617-665-3800
Fax: 617-665-3888
TTY: 617-843-0744

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Claude-Alix Jacob
Chief Public Health Officer