Public Health Museum Offers FREE Camp For Wilmington High School Students Interested In Public Health Careers

Below is an announcement from the Public Health Museum: 

TEWKSBURY, MA — The Public Health Museum in Massachusetts announces registration is now open for Outbreak!2021 : A Student Public Health Experience. Celebrating its ninth year, Outbreak!2021 is designed for high school students interested in careers in virology, epidemiology, medicine, bioethics, nursing, environmental health, mental health and more. Presented by public health professionals from the greater Boston area, the program’s online format is available to students regardless of location.

The program runs for two weeks on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from August 2-13, 2021. Thanks to a generous grant from the National Library of Medicine, OUTBREAK! 2021 is free of charge. Sessions are interactive and challenging, designed to introduce students to the history and importance of public health. Sample tracks from last year include Health Equity, Global Health, Occupational Health, Infectious Disease, Opioid Use Disorder and Emergency Preparedness, to name a few.

Applications are available on line from or by emailing the museum at The last day to register is June 30, 2021.

About The Public Health Museum

The Public Health Museum is a non-profit educational and cultural institution dedicated to public health history. The Museum also serves as a resource to the community, exploring public health initiatives that address current health issues with online content and programming for high school students interested in public health careers. The museum partners with libraries and senior centers to bring its programs to the community.


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