REACH for Community Health is the health education arm of Northern Berkshire Healthcare. REACH is dedicated to improving the health of residents of Northern Berkshire County, located in the northwestern corner of Massachusetts. REACH accomplishes this through an array of initiatives in disease prevention, health education, health promotion activities and various health screenings.
Through active collaboration both with the broader community and within Northern Berkshire Healthcare, REACH moves the community toward a greater awareness of health and toward achieving a healthier community in which to live.
Breast Health Program: promotes preventive screening and offers care navigation, education, and support services for women diagnosed with breast cancer and other cancers. Information: 413.664.5170.
Tobacco Treatment Program: includes a community program for tobacco cessation. Information: 413.664.5567.
Worksite and Community Wellness Health Screenings: provides glucose and cholesterol testing, blood pressure checks, and body mass index calculation, as well as general health counseling for workplace and community groups. Information or to schedule an event: 413.664.5321.
CPR, First Aid, and Basic Life Support Training: provides individualized certification for healthcare providers (BLS), and introductory and renewal certification for community members. Information: 413.664.5321.