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.

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Upcoming Events from Department of Public Health

  • PCA Meet and Greet 

    Tempus Unlimited, 600 Technology Center Drive, Stoughton, MA 02072
    Monday, February 24, 2020
    11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • PCA Meet and Greet 

    Grove Hall Library, 41 Geneva Avenue, Dorchester, MA 02121
    Wednesday, February 26, 2020
    1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
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