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.

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250 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02108



(617) 624-5206

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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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