• Do you want to better understand how the pandemic has impacted specific populations in the region?
    Learn more about the regional technical assistance available to support municipalities and other community partners access to and understanding of data from the MDPH COVID Community Impact Survey.  
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    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

Webinar: What you need to know about the COVID-19 Booster and Vaccine for Younger Children
Webinar: What you need to know about the COVID-19 Booster and Vaccine for Younger Children
Join us Tuesday, November 2, 2021 from 12:00-1:00pm for a webinar on What you Need to Know about the COVID-19 Booster and Vaccine for…
Empowering Youth Mental Health with Dr. Alfiee Breland-Noble
Empowering Youth Mental Health with Dr. Alfiee Breland-Noble
We are partnering with the Springfield Public Forum to host 2 events on October 28th featuring Dr. Alfiee Breland-Noble. Dr. Alfiee…
Youth Mental Health Coalition Launches in Springfield; Kickoff event in partnership with Springfield Public Forum will feature Dr. Alfiee Berland-Noble
The Public Health Institute of Western MA (PHIWM) is launching the Springfield Youth Mental Health Coalition, a collaboration of municipal,…
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

Oct 28
Empowering Youth Mental Health with Dr. Alfiee Breland-Noble
Starts: 10/28/2021 @ 6:00 pm
Ends: 10/28/2021
Virtual
We are partnering with the Springfield Public Forum to host 2 events on October 28th featuring Dr. Alfiee Breland-Noble. Dr. Alfiee Breland-Noble is an expert in teen, young adult, and family mental health, and is known nationally as a gifted scientist, public speaker, and author. At 1:00 pm there will be a session open to high school students only. At 6:00 pm there will be a community session.
Nov 2
Webinar: What you need to know about the COVID-19 Booster and Vaccine for Younger Children
Starts: 11/02/2021 @ 12:00 pm
Ends: 11/02/2021 @ 1:00 pm
Virtual
Join us Tuesday, November 2, 2021 from 12:00-1:00pm for a webinar on What you Need to Know about the COVID-19 Booster and Vaccine for Younger Children. Dr. Chrystal Wittcopp, Medical Director of Baystate General Pediatrics, will be sharing important information and answering questions about these current COVID-19 discussion points.