Coalition for Local Public Health (CLPH)


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The Coalition for Local Public Health (CLPH) consists of public health organizations dedicated to advocating for the resources needed to promote healthy communities in Massachusetts through strong Boards of Health and Health Departments. Our organizations represent over 3,000 citizens and professionals interested in supporting the Commonwealth’s local health infrastructure.


The five member organizations are: Massachusetts Association of Health Boards, Massachusetts Association of Public Health Nurses; Massachusetts Environmental Health Association, Massachusetts Health Officers Association and Massachusetts Public Health Association. *Click on the logos above to learn more about member organizations.


  • Achieving Health Equity: Join the Conversation About How We Can Work Together to Achieve Health Equity in our Communities.
    Hosted by the Public Health Museum in Tewksbury.
    Date: Friday, April 6th
    Time: 10am – noon
    Location: Public Health Museum
    RSVP and more information


  • Save the Date: Orientation to Local Public Health
    Hosted by the Coalition for Local Public Health
    Date: Tuesday, June 19th
    Time: 9am
    Location: at Devens Common Center in Devens, MA.
    Registration opening mid-April


View: Communication Toolkit for Local Public Health Officials (2009)

View: Strengthening Local Public Health in Massachusetts (2006)

View: A Case for Improving the Massachusetts Local Public Health Infrastructure (2003)


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