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Creative COVID-19 Communications

Creative COVID-19 Communications MAPC’s Arts & Culture and Public Health teams are partnering with local artists and designers to produce creative, culturally resonant communications about COVID-19 and vaccinations.   Through this project, we hope to work with artists, designers, and creatives to communicate about the pandemic with BIPOC and underserved communities through graphic design, film, […]

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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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Exploring Youth Mental Health Access in North Shore/Cape Ann Communities

Exploring Youth Mental Health Access in North Shore/ Cape Ann Communities Background Overview Themes Findings Recommendations Appendix This digital report summarizes findings from focus groups, surveys, and in-depth research on the topic of youth mental health in the Cape Ann area of Massachusetts. Contact Amy Epstein, Regional Prevention Director, City of Gloucester aepstein@gloucester-ma.gov | 978-325-5272 […]

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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 Keep Cool Somerville is an initiative to improve community resilience to extreme heat. The project began in 2020 as a collaboration between the City of Somerville and MAPC to address the health impacts of climate change. […]

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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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