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Is it time to renew your MassHealth Coverage?

Get help with your MassHealth renewal application! MassHealth enrollment specialists will join LCHC enrollment staff on June 7 for walk-in application assistance. Please see flyer below for instructions on what to bring to make it easy for us to assist you.

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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.

LCHC's Zhanna Bronshvayg, RN, March of Dimes Nurse of the Year!

Lynn Community Health Center Nurse Zhanna Bronshvayg was recognized on December 1 as the Nurse of the Year in Community Health at the annual March of Dimes Nurse of the Year Breakfast.  This award recognizes nurses who have had outstanding impacts on their communities.

Zhanna directs two programs at Lynn Community Health Center that touch the lives of those most in need in our community.  The Women’s Health Network is a breast and cervical cancer screening and care program for women who do not have health insurance.  The Refugee Health Program helps refugees...

Knitting group donates beautiful knitted baby items

The Chatters and Crafters knitting group from the First Lutheran Church in Lynn has been knitting baby blankets, hats, and sweaters for the health centers youngest patients for the past two years in loving memory of longtime member Eleanor Deegan.  We are so grateful for their generosity!  

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December 2016:  The Chatters and Crafters display their beautiful handiwork

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Baby's First Christmas a special time for LCHC Families!

Every year, Lynn Community Health Center’s Obstetrics and Pediatric staff host its annual “Baby’s First Christmas” for the families of babies born to Health Center patients in the past year.  Organized by a dedicated group of community volunteers, this event is attended by about 80 parents and their children. 

Baby’s First Christmas is a party with a purpose

Families come to a party where they are served lunch, and gifts are given to babies, their siblings, and their parents.  Santa pays a visit, and there are raffle prizes.  Families also...

LCHC listed 12th in Boston Globe's list of top 100 women owned businesses

Lynn Community Health Center has been ranked by The Commonwealth Institute and The Boston Globe as 12th out of the Top 100 Women-Led Businesses for 2016.  The rankings were based on operating budget and other variables, including number of full-time employees in the state, workplace and management diversity, and innovative projects.  CEO Lori Abrams Berry accepted the award on behalf of the health center, and was also one...

Services for seniors concerned about falling

Do you worry about falling or have trouble with balance? Check out our Fall Prevention Program for LCHC patients 65 and older.

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National Health Center Week Celebration

Today our community came together to celebrate National Health Cetner Week with a volleyball tournament among LCHC, Lynn City Hall, Lynn Area Chamber of Commerce, and Lynn Non Profits!

Thanks to our honorarary referees: Mayor Judith Flanagan Kennedy; Rep Brendan Crighton; Rick Jakious from Congressman Seth Moulton’s Office; Robin Ennis from Senator McGee’s Office; and Beth Bresnahan and Ted Grant from the Daily Item.

This event was co-sponsored by the Lynn Cultural District, the Lynn YMCA, the Lynn Museum, and MassDevelopment.

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