The City of Northampton Health Department, under the guidance of the Board of Health, assesses and addresses the needs of the community in order to help protect and improve the health and quality of life of residents and visitors. This is carried out by the implementation of disease surveillance, health promotion, environmental health inspection, public outreach, education, and empowerment.

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    1. Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE)

      The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) announced that laboratory testing confirmed the second case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus infection, in a male between the ages of 19-30 from eastern Worcester County. This is the .... Read on...
    2. Measles

      Measles is one of the most contagious of all infectious diseases. Given widespread outbreaks in the United States and internationally, the chance of exposure to measles is increased at this time. Cases of measles have been recently seen in New York.... Read on...
    3. Mosquito & Disease Public Service Announcement

      What you need to know about diseases transmitted by mosquitoes: West Nile Virus (WNV) and Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) are serious diseases caused by a virus transmitted through the bite of a mosquito. Read on...
    4. Flu Season

      Flu season 2018/2019 is fast approaching. The Public Health Nurse will be conducting clinics throughout the community starting in October. Dates & locations are to be determined. Read on...
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