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. CURRENT EVENTS
  2. ADVISORIES & PRESS RELEASES
  3. HEALTHY HOLIDAY TIPS

CURRENT EVENTS


CONFLICTING VOICES OF LIBERTY AND SLAVERY (1765-1795) |

MONDAY, JANUARY 16, 3 PM

The Town of Brookline’s MLK Celebration Committee presents: Conflicting Voices of Liberty and Slavery (1765-1795) on Monday­, January 16, 2023 at 3PM at the Coolidge Corner Theatre.  This year’s program includes keynote speaker, Pulitzer-prize winning historian Edward J. Larson, performance artist Regie Gibson, Joyful Voices of Inspiration Gospel Choir and Brookline Poet Laureate Jennifer Barber. Learn more and register for tickets

INDIGENOUS AUTHORS BOOK CLUB

The Brookline Indigenous Peoples Celebration Committee would like to invite you to participate in their first Indigenous Authors Book Club!  Join us on Sunday, January 29, 2023 from 4-5:30 pm for a virtual Book Club conversation.  This month we will be reading and discussing Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer.   To RSVP to the Book Club please contact Caitlin Starr at [email protected] or at 617-731-2345. Learn more about IPPC and this Book Club.

BLOOD DRIVE

Learn how you can donate blood to save a life.

PAST EVENTS

PLANNING FOR A HEALTHY WINTER IN BROOKLINE | Event recording

PUBLIC HEALTH & THE PUBLIC GOOD | Event Recording

TEENS & SCREENS: FINDING BALANCE IN THE NEW NORMAL (Event Recording)

25th Annual Public Health Policy Forum | Advancing Equity: Health & Wellbeing of LGBTQ+ Youth | November 15, 2021

Get the Facts/Get the Vax: Vaccine Hesitancy & Myths | April 7, 2021 

Adult Mental Health in the time of COVID-19 | March 24, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine: Brookline Update | February 2, 2021

COVID-19: A conversation about COVID-19 | June 22, 2020