The Franklin County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (REPC) and Mohawk Area Public Health Coalition (MAPHCO) now issue regular e-newsletters. If you’d like to sign up to receive either or both of them, click the button(s) below:
FRCOG’s Citizen Corps Program provided two volunteers from the Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) program to the Montague Parks and Recreations’ 2015 SawMill River 5K Race on January 1st in Montague Center. MRC volunteers Jeanne Dodge, a certified first responder and former EMT, and Erin McNay, a registered nurse, covered the first aid table at the event. Citizen Corps Coordinator, Robert Quinn-O’Connor (not pictured) ,was also at the event providing logistical support to the MRC volunteers.
Materials from Kinder Morgan about the proposed pipeline can be found by clicking here. They include the presentation from the July 24, 2014 public meeting and a response to questions posed by the FRCOG after the meeting.
A number of recent events have forged a spirit of togetherness throughout Massachusetts. The pride and community that residents feel across the state has inspired a renewed sense of camaraderie.
The Department of Public Health and the Franklin Regional Council of Governments are excited to celebrate Emergency Preparedness Month. We’re encouraging statewide action and teamwork to prepare your family and help your neighbor. Check out this Youtube video to see how you can get yourself and your family prepared for an emergency.
Saturday, September 20th
GCC Main Campus and Orange Transfer Station
Protect your home and the environment by properly disposing of old or unwanted household chemicals and mercury-containing items. Free to residents of most Franklin County Towns. Pre-register by Sept. 12th to participate. For more information on how to participate, visit www.franklincountywastedistrict.org or call 413-772-2438.
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.