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You can contact the Region 1 HMCC Duty Officer to request assistance or provide information/situational awareness.

call the Duty Officer at (413) 773-1502

with no request for assistance from the Duty Officer email

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).

More about HMCC

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.


COVID-19 Vaccine Development News and Planning Resources

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W MA COVID-19 Testing Sites

This information, sorted by western MA county, is accessed from the MA DPH website at:  From that site, you…

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MA COVID-19 Vaccination Plan – INTERIM DRAFT

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Joint Cybersecurity Advisory Regarding Credible Threat to Healthcare Systems

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PPE Preservation Planning Toolkit

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Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security agency (CISA) Ransomware Guide

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Multi-State Information Sharing & Analysis Center (MS-ISAC) have released a joint…

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