Cambridge Health Alliance logo

Affiliated with

Click here to leave the CHA website and visit the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center website Click here to leave the CHA website and visit the MassGeneral Hospital for Children website
Cambridge Public Health Department Initiative Featured on Let's Move Blog
Posted Date: 11/4/2013

A Cambridge Public Health Department initiative to address childhood obesity was featured on First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move blog. Thblog posting highlights the health department’s annual mini-grant competition, in which winning organizations receive $500 awards to develop activities that promote healthy eating and physical activity.

The Cambridge Public Health Department, managed by CHA, oversees a number of healthy weight initiatives, including Let’s Move! Cambridge, the Cambridge Food and Fitness Policy Council, and Cambridge in Motion.


Cambridge Health Alliance is a vital and innovative community health system that provides essential services to Cambridge, Somerville, and Boston’s metro-north communities. It includes three hospital campuses, a network of primary care and specialty practices, and the Cambridge Public Health Department. CHA is a Harvard Medical School teaching affiliate and is also affiliated with Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, and Tufts University School of Medicine.