Massachusetts Department of Public Health

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The Massachusetts Department of Public Health is a governmental agency of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts with various responsibilities related to public health within that state. It is headquartered in Boston and headed by Commissioner Monica Bharel.[1]

Goal[edit]

Broadly stated, the goal of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health is to:

serve all the people in the Commonwealth, particularly the under served, and to promote healthy people, healthy families, healthy communities and healthy environments through compassionate care, education and prevention.[2]

Bureaus and programs[edit]

Among the bureaus and programs of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health are the following:

References[edit]

  1. ^ March 5, 2007 article in The Boston Globe
  2. ^ Massachusetts Department of Public Health