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Rural Policy Advisory Commission

Rural Policy Advisory Commission

The FRCOG plays a leadership role in the MA Rural Policy Advisory Commission (RPAC). The RPAC was created by the legislature in 2015, and is governed under M.G.L. Chapter 23A:…

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Technical Assistance to Prevention Coalitions

PFY staff members are part of the Massachusetts Center for Strategic Prevention Support (CSPS). This team provides technical assistance, training, and resource materials to substance use prevention coalitions throughout the…

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Safe Schools Safe Streets Coalition (4SC)

The Greenfield Safe Schools Safe Streets Coalition (4SC) brings together youth, parents and families, educators, human service and healthcare providers, businesses, government agencies, and people from other parts of the…

FRCOG staff presenting at podium with 2018 Student Health Survey data slideshow behind them.

Student Health Surveys

Since 2003, Communities That Care Coalition has worked with school districts in Franklin County and the North Quabbin to conduct the annual Student Health Survey of students in grades 8,…

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Mass in Motion

Mass in Motion is a statewide movement that promotes opportunities for healthy eating and active living in the places people live, learn, work and play. Mass in Motion works with…

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Communities That Care Coalition

The Communities That Care Coalition (CTC) brings together youth, parents, schools, community agencies, and local governments to improve youth health and health equity. CTC is co-hosted by the Partnership for…

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Advancing Racial Justice In Schools

The Communities that Care Coalition, staffed by our Partnership for Youth, has a 5-year grant to address racial justice in our region’s school districts. This collaborative project is designed to:…

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COVID-19 Testing

COVID-19 testing options, both PCR and at-home rapid testing. Directions on how to get no-cost rapid tests using MassHealth, Medicare, or private insurance.

Kevin Hollister gets vax from Arleen Read, MRC volunteer at FC Tech School Montague 2021

Vaccine Information

“Vaccines are one of the greatest success stories in public health. Through use of vaccines, we have eradicated smallpox and nearly eliminated wild polio virus. The number of people who…

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