A contagious disease emergency could affect many people. It could cause mild illness, hospitalization, or in rare cases, death. In the event of an infectious disease emergency, the Brookline Department of Public Health will provide up to date information and instructions to the public through media and public outreach sources.
For information on what Brookline is doing to prepare for an avian or pandemic flu emergency
For information on what Brookline is doing to prepare for Mosquito-borne viruses and what you can do to protect yourself