Department of Public Health (DPH)

DPH promotes the health and well-being of all residents by ensuring access to high-quality public health and healthcare services, and by focusing on prevention, wellness, and health equity in all people.

Contact Us

Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Public Health special logo: 150 Years of Advancing Public Health


250 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02108



(617) 624-5206

Who we serve

DPH regulates, licenses and provides oversight of a wide range of healthcare-related professions and services.  Additionally, the Department focuses on preventing disease and promoting wellness and health equity for all people. Information is available for residents, providers, researchers, and stakeholders.

Featured Topics for Department of Public Health

Upcoming Events from Department of Public Health

  • PCA Meet and Greet 

    1199 SEIU Union Hall, 108 Myrtle Street, Quincy, MA 02171
    Wednesday, January 29, 2020
    1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • PCA Meet and Greet 

    Old Colony Elder Services, 144 Main Street, Brockton, MA 02301
    Wednesday, February 19, 2020
    1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
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