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coalition activation level

HMCC staff continue to monitor and assist with COVID-19 response coordination amongst our partners, and are poised to increase the Coalition Activation Level in response to the pandemic. Please click below to access resource request procedures, fillable forms and the HMCC resource catalog.

Resource Request Process and Forms
COVID-19 State and Federal Links
To request assistance or provide information/situational awareness

TO REQUEST ASSISTANCE
call the Duty Officer at (413) 773-1502

TO PROVIDE INFORMATION ONLY
with no request for assistance from the Duty Officer email hmcc@frcog.org

When and How to Use the HMCC Duty Officer
HMCC Response Coordination Plan Overview

The FRCOG serves as the sponsoring agency of a 94-town Western Massachusetts Health and Medical Coordinating Coalition (HMCC) funded by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. The HMCC  coordinates public health and medical emergency preparedness in Region 1 (Berkshire, Franklin, Hampden, and Hampshire Counties).

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COALITION RESOURCES

Here are shortcuts to some of our most requested resource documents. This is only an overview of the kinds of information that can be found on this site, and there are many more documents that cover planning, exercises, best practices, incident management, recovery, and other topics.

For a complete list of resource documents available on the HMCC website, choose whether you’d like to see them all on one page or organized by topic.

NEWEST DOCUMENTS

Health and Medical Coordinating Coalition Operating Principles

Health and Medical Coordinating Coalitions, or HMCCs, are a national standard in building healthcare system emergency preparedness and resiliency. HMCC’s…

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Health and Medical Coordinating Coalitions: An Introduction to the Western Massachusetts HMCC

Health and Medical Coordinating Coalitions, or HMCCs, are a national standard in building healthcare system emergency preparedness and resiliency. HMCC’s…

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Pediatric New England Regional Behavioral Health Toolkit

With the increasing amount of pediatric behavioral health conditions presenting to emergency departments with increasing lengths of stay in the…

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CISA ACTIVE SHOOTER PREPAREDNESS

Active shooter incidents are often unpredictable and evolve quickly. In the midst of the chaos, anyone can play an integral…

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Incorporating Active Shooter Incident Planning into Health Care Facility Emergency Operations Plans

Our Nation’s health care facilities (HCFs) are entrusted with providing expert medical care in safe and secure environments for patients,…

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ACTIVE SHOOTER HOW TO RESPOND

An Active Shooter is an individual actively engaged in killing or attempting to kill people in a confined and populated…

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