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 visit learn more about member organizations.

Future of Local Public Health in Massachusetts Program

View the flyer above to register and for more information.



Future of Local Public Health

The Coalition for Local Public Health is proud to sponsor this event on the future of local health event.

Join us on April 7, 2017 at the Public Health Museum in Tewksbury for a roundtable discussion in honor of National Public Health Week!




Communication Toolkit for Local Public Health Officials (2009)

Strengthening Local Public Health in Massachusetts (2006)

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