Welcome to the Public Health Division at the City of Berkeley, CA. We are part of the Department of Health Services.
The Berkeley Public Health Division is made up of public health nurses, community outreach workers, health educators, health care providers, and other public health professionals. We are all committed to eliminating health inequities in Berkeley. We provide direct services for individuals and families and work together to address the social, educational, economic, and environmental inequities that affect health. The Public Health Division works to ensure the health and well being of all Berkeley residents and believes that every person in Berkeley has the right to good health.
May 1, 2014--New Smoking Law Affects All Berkeley Multi-Unit Housing - The Berkeley City Council adopted Ordinance No. 7,321-N.S on December 17, 2013, regulating second hand smoke in ALL multi-unit residences and common areas. As of May 1, 2014, smoking will be prohibited in 100% of multi-unit housing with two or more units (i.e. apartments, co-ops, condominiums, common interest developments, etc). This also includes common areas such as private decks, balconies, and porches of units. [more...]
'Freedom From Tobacco' Quit Smoking Classes - Ready to quit smoking? We can help! If you are a smoker and are ready to take action for a tobacco free life, please join us for our FREE quit smoking session series! Resources are available to help you quit tobacco use and enjoy a healthier lifestyle. [more...]
Heart 2 Heart Mobile Health Van"Your heart is in your hands!" - The H2H Mobile Health Van hosts events on the corner of Oregon Street and Sacramento in Berkeley, usually on the 4th Saturday of the month from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM (*unless otherwise noted). Each monthly event has a theme with the goal of providing opportunities and resources for the entire community to benefit from and to connect with those that have barriers to accessing services. Services that are offered include: [more...]
Reduced Service Days Office Closures... - Public Health Division offices will be CLOSED on designated Fridays ("Reduced Service Days") as a cost saving measure. For a listing of these "Reduced Service Days" go to the Holiday and Reduced Service Days calendar. Included below is a list of Public Health Division locations usually affected by the closures. [more...]
2-1-1 Information & Referral Phone Line - The City of Berkeley supports the 2-1-1 Information and Referral Phone Line to help people find affordable housing and critical social services in Berkeley and in Alameda County. [more...]