July 16, 2015
Members of the Lynn Community Health Center Walking Group gathered at the health center on Tuesday to celebrate a milestone in their lives: graduating from a year-long program aimed at promoting mental, physical health and wellness.
Nearly 50 strong in attendance, the program had a total of 120 participants over the course of the year. Graduates marched in to “Pomp and Circumstance” wearing their trademark orange baseball caps, each with a smile that represented perseverance and courage in the face of sometimes daunting ailments. For Tina Phillips, it was leg pain and a...
July 06, 2015
Did you know that Massachusetts has 247 Farmer’s Markets throughout the state? Many accept SNAP Benefits (learn more here). Eating local produce is a great way to eat healthy and support the local economy! Click on the PDF below to find out where you can find a Farmer’s Market in your area.
June 15, 2015
On Friday, June 12, LCHC celebrated Employee Appreciation Night at the Lynn Navigators baseball game. Executive Director Lori Berry threw the first pitch that started a terrific ball game in which the Navigators beat the Bristol Blues 5-3! It was a fun night for employees and their families!
June 14, 2015
Employees at Partners Healthcare, including North Shore Medical Center, have spent the past several weeks collecting baby items for their annual “Baby Basket” drive for needy families at area community health centers. Ten new mothers at Lynn Community Health Center each received a basket that included a variety of items including diapers, wipes, clothing, bottles, toys, and more. New mom Liz Batista and her five day old daughter Elizabet were among the recipients. Pictured left to right are: Jim Tarr, LCHC Development Associate; Maria Merced, LCHC Case Manager; Big Sister...
June 09, 2015
Bill Mantzoukas, co-founder of Lynn Community Health Center, was awarded the Joseph M. Smith Consumer Award by the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers on June 5, 2015. This award is presented annualy to an individual who exemplifies a high level of interest in, dedication to, and support of the delivery of primary health care services in the communities in which these services are provided.
Mantzoukas was the first Executive Director of Lynn Community Health Center when it was established in 1971 as a small storefront mental health clinic. ...
June 03, 2015
MassHealth recipients who are required to renew their status can receive help with their renewal applications on Thursday June 11 from MassHealth representatives. This free, walk-in event will be held at the Lynn CHC, 269 Union Street.
June 02, 2015
It is with great sadness that Lynn Community Health Center acknowledges the death of Andrea Gaulzetti, RN, from ovarian cancer. She died peacefully at her home on Saturday, May 30.
Andrea was the health center’s Chief Nursing Officer. She was a dear friend, a close colleague, and a valued mentor. In many ways, she has been the heart and soul of the Lynn Community Health Center since she joined us in 1997. More than any other person on our staff (and we are blessed with incredible talent at all levels) Andrea was responsible for our...
May 14, 2015
Nearly 200 people packed the Kernwood Country Club in Salem last Thursday, May 14th to support Lynn Community Health Center’s “Women for Lynn Community Health Center Recognition Breakfast,” an annual event recognizing those who have contributed to the health and well–being of women and girls. In response to the growing heroin epidemic in the City, proceeds from the event will be designated to expanding the health center’s program to treat substance use disorders.
Honoree and Keynote Speaker Martha Coakley, former Massachusetts Attorney General and 2014 Democratic candidate...
May 06, 2015
On May 19, Lynn Community Health Center will launch a new Electronic Health Record (EHR) system that will enable us to better manage your care. We appreciate your patience as we adjust to the new system.
There are several things you should know about this transition:
We ask for your patience and understanding as we adjust to our new system. There may be longer than usual delays for the first few weeks.
We are doing our best to ensure that all of your information is properly tranferred, but please bring identification and insurance...
May 01, 2015
We want to thank The Women’s Fund for supporting this wonderful resource for new and expecting moms. This bi-weekly drop in support group is led by a lactation consultant who is there to support and encourage women who are breastfeeding.