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).
Our Climate and Health Program strengthens local health response to climate change.
Resources from the MA Bathing Beaches Project.
Learn about safe drinking water and environmental exposure.
Health Impact Assessment (HIA) is a tool to identify potential health impacts and benefits of a proposed project, program, or policy decision and recommend strategies that best protect and promote health.
Learn about algae and how it interacts with and effects our environment.
Access environmental health investigations from the Bureau of Environmental Health