The QHCC is focusing its monthly meetings on the
Social Determinants of Health
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The Quaboag Hills Community Coalition meets on the third Monday of every month from 10:00am to 11:30am via Zoom.
When the third Monday is a holiday, we meet on the following Monday.
That the health of an individual, family, and community are intertwined. We see the sources of good health and poor health as frequently having social roots.
Our goal is to strengthen those roots by gathering social service agencies, civic leaders, community activists, and elected officials and providing a forum for them to learn from one another and to interact around problems and resources.
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Eleven areas that are widely identified as Social Determinants of Health. These include access to health care, food and housing security, transportation, and public education. A key emphasis of the QHCC is that no one of the social determinants of health stands alone and that by creating connections and education to providers and users of services the overall effort is strengthened.
A meeting to focus on one element—for instance, access to healthcare—engages leaders and services from various efforts to exert common strength in addressing the coordinated effort to strengthen families and communities.