• Western MA COVID-19 County Data Dashboard
    Access the latest publicly available county-level COVID-19 data for Western Massachusetts.  
  • COVID-19 Information and Resources
  • 2019 Springfield Health Equity Report: Looking at Health through Race and Ethnicity
  • Springfield Youth Health Data
    Want to know more about youth health in Springfield?  Explore our interactive application for graphs and charts on health-related behaviors!   
  • Join Us in Partnering for Health Equity 
    Our Vision: All people have access to what they need to lead healthy lives.  
  • Advocating for Policies to Improve Health
    Where you live, work, & play has a major impact on health.  We support collective & community actions to include health in all policies so it's easier to make healthy choices.  

Featured News

Recording now available from 9/18 Webinar: Using the Western MA COVID-19 Data Dashboard
Recording now available from 9/18 Webinar: Using the Western MA COVID-19 Data Dashboard
Access the recording from the 9/18 webinar, Using the Western MA COVID-19 Data Dashboard. Learn more about the dashboard and how folks…
Dr. Kathleen Szegda presented at COVID Coordination Roundtable in Franklin County
Dr. Kathleen Szedga, Director of Community Research and Evaluation, presented about the Western MA COVID-19 County Data Dashboard on Monday…
Relatively Low COVID-19 Rates at the Five Colleges
Kathleen Szegda, Director of the Community Research and Evaluation at the Public Health Institute of Western Massachusetts, was quoted in…
Data & Reports
Data & Reports

Data & Reports

Check out our youth and health equity reports and browse a few of our favorite data sources.

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Live Well Springfield
Live Well Springfield

Live Well Springfield

Live Well Springfield brings together over 30 organizations working together to build and sustain a culture of health in Springfield. Learn about our projects including the Go Fresh Mobile Farmer’s Market, the Transforming Communities Initiative and the Age Friendly City project.  

 

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Climate
Climate

Climate

Join us as work with residents, City staff and other stakeholders to implement the Strong, Healthy, Just: Springfield's Climate Action & Resilience Plan.

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Pioneer Valley Asthma Coalition
Pioneer Valley Asthma Coalition

Pioneer Valley Asthma Coalition

Working to improve the quality of life for people and communities with asthma in the Pioneer Valley, the coalition focuses on Healthy Homes, Climate Change and Healthy Schools.

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Research
Research

Research

PHIWM's Research team works to help providers, policy makers and communities target and measure the impact of their programs/initiatives.  Learn about our research assessments including the Western Massachusetts Casino Health Impact Assessment, the Springfield Health Equity Report and the Coalition of Western MA Hospitals Community Health Needs Assessments.

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Health Equity
Health Equity

Health Equity

What does health equity mean to you? Learn about our vision to create communities where everyone has access to what they need to live healthy lives.

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Health Policy
Health Policy

Health Policy

We incorporate health policy in our coalition building inititiaves in order to ensure sustainability of outcomes and iimpacts. Learn about our latest policy efforts.

 

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Coalition Building
Coalition Building

Coalition Building

Our model of collaborative leadership balances developing relationships and facilitating processes that lead to action, outcomes, and cross sector coordination.

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Events

Sep 24
Understanding and Using COVID-19 Data: A Virtual Community Teach-in on the Basics of COVID-19 Data
Starts: 09/24/2020 @ 3:00 pm
Ends: 09/24/2020 @ 4:30 pm
Virtual
In an effort to build awareness about the commonwealth’s reporting of COVID-19 data, this teach-in will increase your knowledge about what data is collected, what it means and also understand how it can be used. We’ll review how testing reveals infection, and what information is used to build the data report from the state. Featuring: Ann Becker, Public Health Nurse, UMass Amherst; Kathleen Szegda, Public Health Institute of Western Massaschusetts; Maddie Ribble, MA Public Health Association; State Representative Mindy Domb (D-Amherst).