Announcements

2018 Flu Clinic: Get Your Flu Shot!

Did you know that over 700,000 people were hospitalized for the flu during the 2017-2018 flu season? The CDC is urging people to get vaccinated this fall before the flu starts spreading. 

LCHC patients can visit our flu clinic on Saturdays from 9:00 a.m - 1:00 p.m. If you are not a LCHC patient contact your PCP!

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Starting Small and Making It Big

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LCHC is a proud recipient of Cummings Foundation ”$100K for 100” grant program.” We are pleased to share a review of Bill Cummings’ new book on his journey to becoming a philanthropist.

Staff wear red for #RedAlert4CHCs

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If you visited LCHC on February 6 you would have noticed a sea of red!  Staff participated in the #RedAlert4CHCs Day of Demonstration organized by the National Association of Community Health Centers. Many health center leaders were in Washington demanding that Congress renew funding for Community Health Centers so that we can continue to provide access to care for millions of people throughout the United States. Health Center employees wore red to show our support.

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LCHC Recognized by CDC as a Hypertension Control Champion

Lynn Community Health Center has been recognized as a 2017 Million Hearts®  Hypertension Control Champion by the Centers for Disease Control.

Million Hearts is a national initiative, co-led by the CDC and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes between 2017 and 2022. Million Hearts recognition is awarded to professionals, practices, and systems who have been able to achieve blood pressure control for at least 70% of their adult patients with hypertension. Out of 100 applicants, Lynn Community...

Health Center Announces New CEO

On Monday, August 28, 2017, Board President Reverend Jane Gould announced that the Board of Directors has selected Lynn Community Health Center Chief Medical Officer Kiame Mahaniah, MD, to become the health center’s next Chief Executive Officer.  He will assume the new position on October 2, 2017.

“Lynn Community Health Center is an anchor institution in the city, and the breadth and depth of our search revealed the high esteem in which the center is held,” said Rev. Gould.  “Working with Catlin Donnelly Associates, the Board’s search committee received...

Free admission to July 20 and Aug. 5 North Shore Navigators Game when you donate socks!

Help support the LCHC Medical Outreach Team by supporting our annual sock drive!

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Lori Berry—Retiring after 20 years as our CEO!

Save the date for October 19, 2017, for a celebration in her honor.

October 19, 2017

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Peabody Marriott Hotel

Join us as we celebrate Lori’s many accomplishments — especially during her 20 years as the CEO of Lynn Community Health Center — and wish her well as she begins her next chapter!


Look for your invitation in the mail in September.

Ford School “Art for Character” group unveils mural

“Art for Character” is a collaborative project between The Ford Elementary School and Lynn Community Health Center.  17 students worked together throughout the fall to design and create a mural that will be displayed at the school.  The group members identified friendship, adventure, bravery, and kindness as ideas to be valued.  Through exploration of mixed medias, graphic novels, and dialogue the idea of a magical kingdom was created.  “We believe the artwork speaks to the strength of these students, the community they are being raised in, and the positive...

LCHC partners with DPH in unique pilot to address latent tuberculosis

A $1.5 million Centers for Disease Control and Prevention grant will pay for a partnership between the Department of Public Health and Lynn Community Health Center to treat and prevent latent tuberculosis. The three-year pilot program will focus on creating a comprehensive strategy against latent tuberculosis infection, the DPH announced Monday. The grant is the only one awarded in the country. Nearly 13 million people nationwide have latent tuberculosis and current clinical practice centers on treating the disease in its active state, according to the DPH, which said 5 to 10 percent...

New smartphone app finds nearby food pantries and kitchens

Got Food? is a resource to assist you in locating nearby food pantries and soup kitchens. The app uses data from regional food providers to maintain an updated and reliable list of resources. It is available for free on all smartphones and is very easy to use. Download Got Food? today to find a meal near you!  Learn more.

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