Franklin County/North Quabbin CHIP

This page is designed to serve as the documentation of the Franklin County/North Quabbin Community Health Improvement Planning (CHIP) process begun in spring of 2016.  On April 7, 2017, the 2017-2020 Regional Community Health Improvement Plan was released along with a calendar of meetings to review progress on its highlighted strategies.

2017-2020 Franklin County/North Quabbin Community Health Improvement Plan
April 7 Presentation Slides
Short Video on the County Health Rankings and CHIP
Full Video of CHIP Release and County Health Rankings event

The CHIP Steering Committee was awarded Action Acceleration funding from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s County Health Rankings and Roadmaps program! To learn more: School Food Scope of Work 062717

Representative Paul Mark on legislation to improve health outcomes.

CHIP Calendar of Progress Review Meetings 2017
CHIP Steering Comm Minutes 2017.5.16


  • United Way of Franklin County
  • Franklin Regional Council of Governments (FRCOG)
  • Opioid Task Force of Franklin County and North Quabbin
  • Baystate Franklin Medical Center
  • Greenfield Health Department
  • Clinical & Support Options (CSO)
  • FRCOG’s Mass in Motion Program
  • LifePath (formerly known as Franklin County Home Care Corporation)
  • Community Action of the Franklin, Hampshire, and North Quabbin Regions
  • Community Health Center of Franklin County
  • Communities That Care Coalition
  • Franklin Regional Housing and Redevelopment Authority

    Baystate Franklin Medical Center CEO Cindy Russo reviews the CHIP’s clinical care priorities.

  • North Quabbin Community Coalition
  • FRCOG’s Transportation Planning Program


Health Data about Franklin County/North Quabbin:



United Way’s Sandy Sayers introduces the CHIP.

vision-and-mission adopted 10_5_2016
An Overview of the Community Health Improvement Process
CHIP retreat notes
CHIP retreat flip charts
County Health Rankings Priority Setting Webinar



CHIP Planning Team Members during June 2016 Retreat