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OUTBREAK! This Summer For Juniors, Seniors

Jun 17, 2017 05:34AM ● By Theresa Gilman

Outbreak! 2017

(Editor's Note: the following information was provided by The Public Health Museum in Massachusetts.)

The Public Health Museum in Massachusetts is inviting students to apply to OUTBREAK! 2017. This week-long summer program is for high school students entering their junior and senior years as of Fall 2017. For the fifth year in a row, the program will be offered for FREE.

This year the program is scheduled for August 7th - August 11th at the Public Health Museum in Tewksbury, Massachusetts.

OUTBREAK! 2017 is an interactive, challenging program designed to introduce high school students to the history and importance of public health. Students will learn about epidemiology, investigate a simulated disease outbreak, learn about the wide range of public health careers, and much more. Two field trips include the State Public Health Laboratory in Jamaica Plain will be part of the experience.

 Applications are available on line from the Museum’s web site at: or by contacting the museum at 978-851-7321 ext. 2606, or [email protected]

The Public Health Museum is a non-profit educational and cultural museum that strives to preserve records and artifacts from our nation’s public health history, educate the public about the achievements and contributions of public health, and inspire people to build upon the past and continue to advance the future of public health.

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