In response to COVID-19, FRCOG offices are closed. Staff are working remotely. Email is likely the most efficient way to reach us. You can find our contact information on the Staff page under the About link below.

Building, plumbing and wiring inspectors are available for meetings by appointment 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 at the Meetings and Events link below.

COVID Testing Options: January/February

Testing for asymptomatic people (people who are not currently sick):

  • Stop The Spread sites: https://www.mass.gov/info-details/stop-the-spread  New Greenfield site is opening the week of 1/11. Details here: https://www.cic-health.com/stopthespread
  • Community Health Center of Franklin County:  www.chcfc.org/testing — Tuesdays in Greenfield, Fridays in Orange at the new location at 119 New Athol Rd in Orange on Fridays.  Note: Per state mandate, testing solely for travel reasons is available, but Mass Health is the only insurance covering that cost. Others will not be covered by insurance and the cost will be billed to the patient.
  • Valley Medical Group offers testing for their patients for any reason (Mondays and Fridays 8-4 in Greenfield with an appointment).
  • UMass Community COVID Testing: free for asymptomatic people. https://www.umass.edu/coronavirus/communitycovidtest 
  • Baystate Franklin Medical Center: https://www.baystatehealth.org/covid19/testing  Daily testing in Greenfield at a new location across the street: 157 High St.  You must schedule an appointment to be tested by calling 413-795-TEST and you will need a physician referral.

Testing for people with symptoms:

  • All of the above sites will also test those with symptoms.
  • Medical Providers with onsite testing for their patients include CHFCFC, Baystate Medical Practices (at drive-through across the street from BFMC), Valley Medical Group (Mondays and Fridays 8-4 in Greenfield with an appointment).