Berkshire-Hampden Training Hub

This grant is designed to create a comprehensive training program aimed at enhancing the skills and capabilities of local health staff. The training hubs serve to standardize the training and qualifications of public health agents and inspectors across the state, ensuring that they meet established workforce standards. By providing hands-on training experiences and educational resources, the training hubs aim to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of public health inspections and services. Ultimately, the goal is to enhance public health outcomes and promote the well-being of communities throughout Massachusetts. This grant has enabled the Berkshire Public Health Alliance to hire one full-time and two part-time trainers, as well as a part-time administrative manager. Additionally, it has allowed the Alliance to provide food safety trainings to health agents across the state.