Public Health Museum Offers FREE Camp For WHS Juniors & Seniors Interested In Public Health Careers

TEWKSBURY, MA — Is your high schooler interested in a career in medicine, infectious disease, or nursing? The Public Health Museum is inviting students to apply to OUTBREAK! 2017.  This week-long summer program is for Massachusetts high school students entering their junior and senior year as of Fall 2017. For the fifth year in a row, the program will be offered for FREE.

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 more. Field trips include the State Public Health Laboratory in Jamaica Plain and additional other public health facilities.

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.

Applications are available on line from the Museum’s website or by contacting the museum at 978-851-7321 ext. 2606 or phmuseum@gmail.com.

(NOTE: The above announcement is from the Public Health Museum.)

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