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Community Profiles

Community Profile The Community Profile brings together important health, environmental and community indicators, providing a snapshot of environmental health for each of Massachusetts’ 351 communities. The Community Profile is linked to our EPHT database, so that it always includes the most up-to-date data available.

What's New

April 26, 2019

The following updates have been made to the EPHT portal:

  • EPHT has posted new content and data for Reproductive Health Outcomes. You can now look up data for city/town and census tract!
  • The newest issue of our MA EPHT Newsletter, MassTrack is now available!
  • Metadata is important! Learn more on our enhanced "About Our Data" page.
  • Check out our new Map Glossary to see a list of available geographic layers that you can add to the map when you run a data query.

Maps & Tables

A key feature of this website is that you can make tables, charts, and maps of environmental and health data for the community that you live in. This website also provides important background information including limitations associated with the data. It is important to stress that the data cannot be used to determine the cause of disease. They can be used to identify areas where public health actions can be taken. Access Maps & Tables and Community Profiles using the links at the top of each page.

The MA EPHT Portal includes the latest available data for:

…linking environmental and health data enables a timely response to potential public health problems related to the environment Former CDC Director Dr. Julie L. Gerberding

These web pages are supported through Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Web contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the CDC.

We look forward to sharing this important information with you and welcome your comments and suggestions as we move forward.

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