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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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We value your feedback!

LCHC patients, we are working to better serve you! Starting this month you may receive a phone survey after your visit and we hope you will take a moment to give us your honest feedback.

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Lori Abrams Berry recognized as 2016 ED of the Year!

On Friday, June 10, 2016, LCHC CEO Lori Abrams Berry was recognized by the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers as the 2016 Executive Director of the Year.  They  honored her with a video that was shown at a Gala Event.  It is impossible to capture all her many achievements and accomplishments in just a few short minutes, but they did a great job highlighting how our health center has grown under her leadership!

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Measure Up, Pressure Down!

May is High Blood Pressure Education Month!  To help raise awareness LCHC staff are holding a “Roll Up Your Sleeves” free community blood pressure screening in an effort to improve Awareness, Detection, and Control.  The event will be  from 10am-12pm at our main site, 269 Union Street, in the Atrium. Everyone is welcome to come by and get a blood pressure screening.

Also check out “Choose Your Path,” a video about how to control your...

Ford School "Art for Character" students show off creation

Seventeen Ford Elementary School students showed off their work at the “Art for Character Gala,” a collaborative effort by the school and the health center’s School Based Behavioral Health Services.  The event was the culmination of a program to support students and families in all aspects of health: academic, social, emotional, and behavioral.

“Our challenge to these amazing students was to create a mural to recognize and celebrate the characteristics of being a Ford Student, a citizen of Lynn, and member of the world,” said group leaders Lindsey Feinswog and...

Better access to specialists through The MAVEN Project

Medical “MAVENS” Come to LCHC

Lynn Community Health Center has launched a collaboration with the Medical Alumni Volunteer Expert Network, known as The MAVEN Project, a nonprofit organization which is creating a national corps of semi-retired, retired and other experienced physicians willing to donate their time to medically underserved areas.

“There is a serious shortage of physicians in the United States, especially for those in medically underserved areas such as Lynn,” said Kiame Mahaniah, MD, Chief Medical Officer for Lynn...

Black History Month Reflections: Race and Health

by Kiame Mahaniah, MD, Chief Medical Officer of Lynn Community Health Center

Race, despite being 300 years removed from emancipation, despite being 50 years removed from the Civil Rights era, despite being 7 years into the presidency of our first president with black heritage, continues to be a defining feature of life in America.  From a physician’s perspective, a saddening fact is that race also defines health.

In 2002, at Congress’ behest, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) released a report[1] that, amongst other shocking findings, documented...

Women for Lynn Community Health Center Recognition Breakfast

Please join us on May 12, 2016 for our fifth annual Women for Lynn Community Health Center Recognition Breakfast!  Invitations will be mailed next week, but tickets are available online now!  This event is a wonderful opportunity to come together and recognize those who have made significant contributions to promoting the health and well being of women and girls in our community.  We are pleased to announce this year our two honorees are Rose-Marie van Otterloo and...

Save a life using Nasal Narcan! TWO NEW DATES!

Are you concerned that someone close to you is at risk for an overdose?  Come learn how you can use Nasal Narcan to save a life!  You will:

Learn about Nasal Narcan Learn to identify the signs and symptoms of overdose Become trained to administer Nasal Narcan Learn how to obtain a free Nasal Narcan kit.

Dates:  Thursday, March 17th AND Thursday, April 7th.

Time:  9:30 am to 11:30 am

Location: 269 Union Street in the Atrium and Registration

Hosted by: Lynn Community Health Center...

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