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    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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  • 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

Transforming Communities 2022 Prioritization Process
Transforming Communities 2022 Prioritization Process
We invite Springfield residents to give their feedback on the most pressing needs for the City of Springfield. Mercy Medical Center/Trinity…
Samantha Hamilton to join State Senator Jo Comerford as Keynote Speaker for UMass School of Public Policy Kickoff
Samantha Hamilton to join State Senator Jo Comerford as Keynote Speaker for UMass School of Public Policy Kickoff
Samantha Hamilton and State Senator Jo Comerford will join the UMass Amherst School of Public Policy to kick off the 2022-2023 academic year…
A Mental Model to Diminish Conflict and Identify Biases
A Mental Model to Diminish Conflict and Identify Biases
Read how Executive Director Jessica Collins is using the resources from our Race and Health Equity Resource Guide.
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 13
Springfield Residents: Help Mercy Choose Topic for Transforming Communities Grant
Starts: 10/13/2022 @ 12:30 pm
Ends: 10/13/2022 @ 1:30 pm
Virtual- Zoom
Please join us for a brief presentation and community conversation to discuss the next round of Transforming Communities work in Springfield. Mercy Medical Center has up to $350,000 per year for 3 years through the Transforming Communities Initiative (TCI) to address health and racial justice in Springfield. Help us decide how to spend it.