Our vision is an inclusive community that is healthy, safe, connected and equitable for all!
The mission of the Brookline Department of Public Health and Human Services is to preserve, protect & promote the physical, mental, and environmental health of the Brookline Community. We collaborate with partners to reduce health inequities and respond to emerging public health challenges.
ADVISORIES & PRESS RELEASES
The Town of Brookline Emergency Management Team would like to remind residents of safety precautions and community resources ahead of a heat emergency expected over the next several days.
The region is expected to experience daily temperatures of 90 degrees or higher, and heat indices ranging from 95 to 100 degrees from Tuesday through Friday, according to the National Weather Service.
The Town of Brookline will open cooling stations in the Community Room on the first floor of the Public Safety Building at 350 Washington St., which will be open 24 hours per day, and at the Brookline Senior Center, 93 Winchester St., which will be open weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Masks are currently recommended in public spaces in Brookline, including cooling centers. (Full press release available using link above)
BROOKLINE – Health Commissioner Sigalle Reiss announces that the Brookline Department of Public Health will hold a final registration for its Brookline Farmers’ Market’s Food Coupon program for income-eligible individuals and families.
Thursday, July 21 from 1:30-6 p.m.
Brookline Farmers’ Market, Centre Street West
Public Health Department staff will register individuals and families who have not received coupons this season.
More events coming soon...
The Food Coupon Program
The Food Coupon Program is an American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funded food assistance program implemented by BDPH. Residents are provided coupon books to purchase food products at the Brookline Farmers’ Market during the 2022 season. Individuals or households of two will receive $50 in coupons; households of 3 or more receive $100 in coupons to spend with participating vendors at the Brookline Farmers’ Market.
Brookline residents and households of students living outside of Brookline who attend the Public Schools of Brookline (e.g., METCO) are eligible for the program if they meet the following income guidelines:
Registration Locations | Dates & Times
Brookline Farmers' Market, Centre Street Parking Lot | Thursday, June 23, 1:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Brookline Senior Center, 93 Winchester Street | Wednesday, June 29, 10:00 am - noon
Brookline Department of Public Health, 11 Pierce Street | Wednesday, June 29, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Brookline Farmers' Market, Centre Street Parking Lot | Thursday, June 30, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm