Public Health 

Our Vision

Our vision is an inclusive community that is healthy, safe, connected and equitable for all!

Our Mission

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.

  1. ADVISORIES & PRESS RELEASES
  2. CURRENT EVENTS
  3. FOOD COUPON PROGRAM

ADVISORIES & PRESS RELEASES

Brookline Emergency Management Team Shares Safety Tips and Resources Ahead of Heat Emergency

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 Department of Public Health to Hold Final Registration for Food Coupon Program

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.

WHEN:

Thursday, July 21 from 1:30-6 p.m.

WHERE:

Brookline Farmers’ Market, Centre Street West

WHAT:

Public Health Department staff will register individuals and families who have not received coupons this season.

Town of Brookline Lifts Mask Mandate for Indoor Town-Owned Spaces Where Public Gather

Brookline Department of Public Health Encourages Residents to Take Steps to Help Prevent Rodents in Town

Brookline Department of Public Health Encourages Residents to Donate Blood at Upcoming Blood Drive