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2019 Vibrio Control Plan 

Review the 2019 Vibrio Control Plan for shellfish dealers.

Community Sanitation 

Working to prevent avoidable death and morbidity through the enforcement of the State Sanitary Code.

Radiation Control 

Protecting the health and safety of the Commonwealth from the harmful effects of ionizing and non-ionizing radiation.

Food Safety 

The Food Protection Program ensures a safe and wholesome food supply in the state.

Environmental Health Investigations 

Access environmental health investigations from the Bureau of Environmental Health

ALS Registry 

The Argeo Paul Cellucci Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Registry of Massachusetts. ALS is also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.


The Department of Public Health (DPH) is working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to better understand human exposure to environmental chemicals such as lead, mercury, cadmium, and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs).

Asthma and Your Environment 

Some chemicals and pollutants in your environment can make your asthma worse. Your environment is where you live, learn, work, play or visit.

Beach Water Quality 

Resources from the MA Bathing Beaches Project.

Algae Blooms 

Learn about algae and how it interacts with and effects our environment.

Environmental Health Fact Sheets 

These fact sheets answer some of the environmental health questions that have been brought to the attention of our bureau.