Department of Public Health

Protecting and promoting the health of all Philadelphians.

Department of Public Health

What we do

The Department of Public Health works to make Philadelphia a healthy place to live, work, and play.

Our department:

  • Provides high-quality medical care at community health centers.
  • Prevents the spread of illness and infectious disease.
  • Protects against environmental hazards.
  • Encourages healthy behaviors to prevent chronic disease.
  • Plans and responds to health emergencies.
  • Ensures the quality and accessibility of health services.
  • Sets health policy.
  • Collects, analyzes, and reports on a variety of public health data.

By providing a safety net to the City’s most vulnerable people, we work to keep everyone in Philadelphia healthy.

Connect

Address
1101 Market St.
13th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
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You can access the Department of Public Health's full content on our existing website.

Events

  • Jul
    25
    Overdose Awareness and Reversal Training at Walnut St West Branch of Free Library
    6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
    201 S 40th St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA

    Overdose Awareness and Reversal Training at Walnut St West Branch of Free Library

    July 25, 2018
    6:30 pm to 7:30 pm, 1 hour
    201 S 40th St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
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    E-mail overdose.prevention@phila.gov to register
  • Aug
    8
    Overdose Awareness and Reversal Training at Walnut St West Branch of Free Library
    6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
    201 S 40th St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA

    Overdose Awareness and Reversal Training at Walnut St West Branch of Free Library

    August 8, 2018
    6:30 pm to 7:30 pm, 1 hour
    201 S 40th St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
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    E-mail overdose.prevention@phila.gov to register
  • Aug
    13
    Overdose Awareness and Reversal Training at South Philly Branch of Free Library
    6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
    1700 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19145, USA

    Overdose Awareness and Reversal Training at South Philly Branch of Free Library

    August 13, 2018
    6:00 pm to 7:00 pm, 1 hour
    1700 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19145, USA
    map
    E-mail overdose.prevention@phila.gov to register
  • Aug
    22
    Overdose Awareness and Reversal Training at Walnut St West Branch of Free Library
    6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
    201 S 40th St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA

    Overdose Awareness and Reversal Training at Walnut St West Branch of Free Library

    August 22, 2018
    6:30 pm to 7:30 pm, 1 hour
    201 S 40th St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    map
    E-mail overdose.prevention@phila.gov to register
  • Sep
    10
    Overdose Awareness and Reversal Training at South Philly Branch of Free Library
    6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
    1700 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19145, USA

    Overdose Awareness and Reversal Training at South Philly Branch of Free Library

    September 10, 2018
    6:00 pm to 7:00 pm, 1 hour
    1700 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19145, USA
    map
    E-mail overdose.prevention@phila.gov to register

Leadership

Thomas Farley
Health Commissioner
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