Programs & Activities

CHNA 7 maintains its own programs and activities to address its mission.
Currently we have General Meetings, regional advisory committees,
and a Joint Advisory Committee. 


General Meetings

These bimonthly gatherings provide opportunities for professionals, community members, and others to learn about current health care issues in our communities.  The format includes an update about CHNA 7 progress, a policy update, a panel with a moderator, and an informal networking session. The topics of each meeting are determined by the evaluations completed at the end of each meeting and by member feedback learned about what is current in our community. Learn more about current and past meetings here.

Regional Advisory Committees

CHNA 7 MetroWest has an advisory committee each for its northern and southern regions. The members of these committees provide valuable insight to the current issues in their communities and the region. Meetings are on an ad hoc basis.

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Joint Advisory Committee

This committee was created in 2017 to support a joint proposal by CHNA 7 MetroWest and Blue Hills Community Health Alliance (CHNA 20) for funding from DoN 4-3C16 of Norwood Hospital. The work for this project spans six years (2017-2022) where we receive funds for 2017-2021 but awards are made 2018-2022. The joint committee is a multi-sector group of agencies that support the health of the community. The group meets regularly to discuss and address public health priorities with a goal to support innovative and best practice programs. Per the joint proposal, the focus is on chronic health, behavioral health, and youth for the cities and towns sited in or receiving services in the catchments of CHNA 7-South and CHNA 20. 

Click here for a list of our members.