The Strafford County Public Health Network has several committees and working groups organized to address our initiatives. Each group is made of SCPHN staff, as well as partners and affiliates from communities, businesses, and organizations.
If you are interested in joining any of our committees, or would like more information, please reach out to SCPHN@GoodwinCH.org
*Due to COVID-19, all of our working groups are meeting safely via Zoom
Public Health Advisory Council (PHAC) Network
Public Health Advisory Council (PHAC) Network meets bi-annually and is open to anyone interested in public health.
PHAC Executive Committee
PHAC Executive Committee steers the regional PHAC Network and consist of representatives from many organizations around Strafford County. Members meet every other month.
Addiction Task Force
The Strafford County Addiction Task Force is a group of stakeholders from across our communities that work toward shared goals to prevent substance misuse and related disorders, and to support treatment and recovery efforts in Strafford County. We meet monthly on the 3rd Tuesday each month at rotating locations. If you are interested in joining please reach out to Ashley Wright at AWright@GoodwinCH.org
We will be working together on operationalizing the emergency preparedness priority in Strafford County’s Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP).
Prevention Leadership Work Group
Prevention Leadership Workgroup meets monthly on the 1st Tuesday of each month and is open to anyone interested in joining in our efforts to prevention substance misuse and related disorders across Strafford County. Please contact Cora Long at CLong@GoodwinCH.org for more information or to join the work group.
Healthy Living Work Group
The Healthy Living Work Group is a group of stakeholders that meets monthly on the 3rd Thursday to develop and discuss shared goals to improve food security and nutrition, and to decrease the impact that chronic disease such as obesity, heart disease and stroke have on our communities. You may reach out to Ashley Wright at AWright@GoodwinCH.org for more information or to join us.
School District Health and Wellness Committees
SCPHN plays an active role in both Somersworth and Farmington, Health and Wellness Committees. These committees help with many initiatives to improve health and wellness in their students. Health & Wellness committees are open to parents and stakeholders in the community, and exist in all school districts. Please reach out to your school district to become involved or reach out to us for help getting connected at SCPHN@GoodwinCH.org