COVID-19

In response to COVID-19, FRCOG offices are closed until May 4. Staff are working remotely. Email is likely the most efficient way to reach us. You can find our contact information here: https://frcog.org/about/staff/

Building, plumbing and wiring inspectors are responding to emergencies only.

All meetings, workshops and forums are cancelled or have been changed to a call-in or video format.  Please look for emails from FRCOG staff about specific meetings or on our calendar https://frcog.org/events/category/meetings-and-events/.

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Opioid Task Force presents to FRCOG Council

Task Force Coordinator Marisa Hebble takes questions from Council Members

Task Force Coordinator Marisa Hebble takes questions from Council Members

At their July meeting, FRCOG Council Members received an update from Marisa Hebble, Coordinator of the Franklin, Hampshire and North Quabbin Opioid Education and Awareness Task Force.

To view the presentation, click here.

Non-Toxic Cleaning Guide for Food Service

Thanks to funding from the Toxics Use Reduction Institute, the FRCOG has a new guide for restaurants and other food service establishments on how to reduce exposure to dangerous chemicals for employees, customers,  and the groundwater.

A ready-to-print copy of the guide is available here: GreenCleaning_Booklet_Nov2013_FINAL_PRINT_version

An easy-to-read version is available here: GreenCleaning_Booklet_Nov2013_FINAL_READ_version

FRCOG receives a Toxics Use Reduction Chamption Award at the State House. Director of Community Services Phoebe Walker accepted the award from TURI Director Michael Ellenbecker.

FRCOG receives a Toxics Use Reduction Chamption Award at the State House. Director of Community Services Phoebe Walker accepted the award from TURI Director Michael Ellenbecker.

Opioid Education and Awareness Task Force Overview

The Opioid Education and Awareness Task Force of Franklin, Hampshire, and North Quabbin was pleased to meet with DPH Commissioner Cheryl Bartlett on May 30.   Task Force Coordinator Marisa Hebble prepared a presentation about the work of the Task Force that can be seen here:

Opioid Task Force Overview. 5.30.14
 

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Commissioner Bartlett discusses local priorities and needs with Task Force leaders

Franklin County health, education, government, law enforcement and other leaders meet with Commissioner Bartlett.

Franklin County health, education, government, law enforcement and other leaders meet with Commissioner Bartlett.

Free tick tests available to residents of 10 CPHS towns

Residents of the member towns of the FRCOG’s CPHS Health District  who are bitten by deer ticks this year are eligible for free testing through the UMass Laboratory of Medical Zoology.  The ten towns are part of a group of 32 towns funded to create the Massachusetts Tick-borne Disease Network, designed to collect vital epidemiological information on the varying levels of tick infection with Lyme and other diseases in the Commonwealth. The towns are: Buckland, Charlemont, Conway, Deerfield, Gill, Heath, Hawley, Leyden, Monroe and Shelburne.