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Region 3D North Shore/Cape Ann Public Health Emergency Preparedness Coalition

Region 3D North Shore/Cape Ann Public Health Emergency Preparedness Coalition Public health professionals promote the health and well-being of their communities by preventing residents from getting sick or injured and by encouraging healthy lifestyles. The public health field is comprised of a variety of functions including promoting healthy lifestyles, detecting and controlling outbreaks, research, and […]

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Extreme Heat Communications Resources

Extreme Heat Communications Resources CHANGE FONT SIZE MAPC >> Resources >> Public Health Extreme Heat Communications & Social Media Toolkit A resource for Massachusetts cities and towns Staying safe in extreme heat is essential in the summer, especially for those without air conditioning. On this page, we’ve compiled flyers, sample social media posts, and images […]

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COVID-19 Layoff Housing Gap Update: The Crisis Continues

COVID-19 Layoff Housing Gap Update: The Crisis Continues CHANGE FONT SIZE MAPC >> Resources >> Public Health The COVID-19 Layoff Housing Gap October Update: The Crisis Continues Published Monday, October 5, 2020 This is an update to MAPC’s “The COVID-19 Layoff Housing Gap” report. Read the full report and see a listing of other updates […]

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Keep Cool Somerville

Keep Cool Somerville CHANGE FONT SIZE MAPC >> Resources >> Public Health Keep Cool Somerville PhotoVoice Project & Survey In 2020, we experienced one of the hottest summers on record. As climate change continues to warm our planet, our communities can expect hotter summers and more frequent and severe heat waves. ​ Somerville residents are […]

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COVID-19 Social Media Resources

COVID-19 Social Media Resources CHANGE FONT SIZE MAPC >> Resources >> Public Health Wear a Face Covering: COVID-19 Social Media A resource for Massachusetts cities and towns Encouraging residents to wear face coverings in public is essential to slowing the spread of COVID-19 in Massachusetts. On this page, we’ve compiled sample social media posts and […]

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Extreme Heat Resources

Extreme Heat Resources CHANGE FONT SIZE MAPC >> Resources >> Public Health Extreme Heat Resources Extreme heat can be deadly, and it disproportionately impacts communities of color and low-income residents. The COVID-19 emergency is making it harder to safely offer cooling solutions that municipalities have used for years. Many communities in Massachusetts are still determining […]

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Food Systems Data

Food Systems Data CHANGE FONT SIZE MAPC >> Resources >> Public Health Food Systems Data MAPC’s food systems database compiles Massachusetts food systems data and maps in easily accessible formats to encourage community-level understanding of local food systems, health, and demographics. Use this data to answer questions about food access in your area, map food […]

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COVID-19: Resources and MAPC’s Response

COVID-19 Work and Resources COVID-19: Resources and MAPC’s Response CHANGE FONT SIZE MAPC >> Resources >> Public Health MAPC is committed to helping local officials and other allies and stakeholders address their needs, and we are encouraging a statewide, coordinated response to this virus. MAPC stands ready to assist your community and the region during […]

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Climate Perspectives

Climate Perspectives Summary of Findings from Focus Groups with Workers in Construction, Farming, Home Health Care, and Fishing Climate change is already visible across the Metro Boston region, forcing individuals and communities to cope with increasingly severe weather, unpredictable harvests and workplace conditions, and greater risks from vector-borne and heat-related illnesses. The Climate Perspectives project […]

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Addressing the Opioid Epidemic: Connecting People to Services

Addressing the Opioid Epidemic: Connecting People to Services Best Practices, Examples, and Tips for Cities and Towns of All Sizes Addressing the Opioid Epidemic: Connecting People to Services CHANGE FONT SIZE MAPC >> Resources >> Public Health April 2019 Cities and towns in Greater Boston are on the front line in addressing the impacts of […]

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