• Slideshow Featured Content

    • Mosquitoes and Ticks:  They're out in Mass!

      Mosquitoes and Ticks

      Protect Yourself from Mosquito and Tick Bites

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      School Immunizations

      Are you interested in learning your local school’s immunization rates? Check out the data and make sure to keep your child up to date on their immunizations.

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      Health Officials See Record Low Numbers of TB Cases

      While DPH Continues to See Record Low Numbers of Tuberculosis Cases in Massachusetts, Rise in Multi-Drug Resistant Cases Underscores Need for Heightened Vigilance.

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  • Infectious Disease Prevention, Response and Services

    The Bureau of Infectious Disease strives to improve the quality of life of all Massachusetts residents through the elimination of communicable diseases. The Bureau is comprised of the Divisions of Tuberculosis Prevention and Control, Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevention, Epidemiology and Immunization as well as the HIV/AIDS Surveillance and Refugee and Immigrant Health Programs.