Get ready for the next Outbreak!

Monday, August 7th thru Friday, August 11th, 2017

Outbreak! 2017 Featuring: 

– Field Trips to the Lowell Community Health Center & the Massachusetts State Lab in Jamaica Plain –

– NEW topics including: Global Health, Environmental Health/Local Health Departments, Healthcare for the Homeless, and Careers in Public Health! –


~ Program runs each day from approximately 9:00 AM until 3:30 PM ~



Past Outbreak Activities — 2016

Outbreak 2016 was held August 1st-5th and included field trips to the William A. Hinton State Laboratory Institute and the Worcester Family Health Center.


Outbreak students visit the Worcester Family Health Center where they met Ebola survivor Dr. Rick Sacra.


Dr. Sacra demonstrates the use of personal protective equipment.


Outbreak students meet with State Senator Barbara L’Italien.


Outbreak students meet with Dr. Michael McGuill, Massachusetts’ first Public Health Veterinarian.


Outbreak participants tour the William A. Hinton State Laboratory Institute.

Outbreak students tour the Public Health Museum. Here they are learning about the Museum’s WPA Federal Art Project Murals depicting Massachusetts’ industries.


What caused the illness? Outbreak students investigate a food-borne illness outbreak.


Outbreak students learn about mosquito identification while visiting the William A. Hinton State Laboratory Institute.