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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.


Hospital and Healthcare 2019-nCoV Preparedness Checklists

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2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Fact Sheet

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Pediatric Preparedness Exercise Resource Kit

The purpose of this American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Pediatric and Public Health Preparedness Exercise Resource Kit is to provide…

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Update and Interim Guidance on Outbreak of 2019 Novel Coronavirus in China

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Stop the Bleed Training Kits

The Western MA HMCC now offers bleeding control training kits to western MA organizations to borrow, free of charge, when…

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Cyber Essentials Leader’s Guide Infographic

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