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National Health Center Week Event

Eye Clinic Expansion and Optical Shop Grand Opening!

On August 14 Lynn Community Health Center celebrated the expansion of its Eye Clinic and the grand opening of its new Optical Shop Everybody’s Optical.  Congressman John Tierney joined health center staff and officials from the New England Eye Institute and the New England College of Optometry for a ribbon cutting.  “This health center is a shining example of how to improve the health of our communities,” he said.  “Lynn Community Health Center saw a need and they met it.  Health care...

Reach Out and Read Celebration!

The health center hosted EEC Commissioner Tom Weber for a Reach Out and Read Celebration on July 24th.  Commissioner weber read to children and talked to parents about the importance of reading to early childhood development.  For news and photos about the event click here.  

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MotherWoman Training Institute free for service providers in Lynn

Lynn Community Health Center is excited to announce a new opportunity that will help our community address perinatal emotional complications, including perinatal depression and anxiety.

MotherWoman, an organization that works to create safety nets for new mothers at risk for perinatal depression and anxiety, will work with the Health Center, in collaboration with Children’s Friend and Family Services, Cerebral Palsy of Eastern MA,  Family and Children’s Services, and South Bay Mental Health to implement its Community-based Perinatal Support Model© (CPSM)...

Andrea Gaulzetti, RN, CHC Employee of the Year!

Andrea Gaulzetti, RN, Chief of Clinical Operations, has provided stellar leadership and inspiration during her 16 years at Lynn Community Health Center.  She has led many of health center’s major initiatives over the years, including integrated care, Patient Centered Medical Home, and providing culturally competent care.  

Passionate about the role of nursing in patient care, Andrea has built a comprehensive nursing program here at Lynn Community Health Center.  In the past two decades, the number of nurses has grown from four to over fifty.  As...

Enrollment and Outreach Staff honored for tireless work

The Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers recognized the state’s Enrollment and Outreach staff for their tireless efforts to help the people in Massachusetts enroll in health insurance.  They were an important piece of the success of Massachusetts Health Care Reform, and have been working hard this year to ensure that residents of Massachusetts get what they need as the nation implements the Affordable Care Act.  

Lynn Community Health Center has ten Enrollment Staff, who help over 18,000 people each year obtain insurance.  Two of them...

Health Center to expand School-Based Behavioral Health Services in Lynn Public Schools

The Attorney General’s Office announced on May 20th that Lynn Community Health Center is one of 22 organizations to be awarded a grant through the “Access to and Measuring the Benefits of Providing Behavioral Health Services in Massachusetts” grant program targeting underserved populations in the state.

The health center will use the funding to expand behavioral health services through its School Based Health Center (SBHC) program in the Lynn Public Schools.

All three high schools, two middle schools, and three elementary schools already offer on-site primary...

Access is the Answer Petition

The National Association of Community Health Centers has launched an advocacy campaign entitled “Access is the Answer” to stop federal funding cuts to America’s Community Health Centers.  The goal of this campaign is to raise 500 signatures from every health center by May 31.  You can help by signing our petition to the US Congress here.  Please help us preserve access to healthcare for millions of Americans!  

LCHC Awarded $100,000 from Cummings Foundation

Thanks to a $100,000 grant from the Cummings Foundation, behavioral health services will be more accessible to those most in need in the Greater Lynn Community.  Lynn Community Health Center has been awarded the grant through the Foundation’s “$100K for 100” initiative, supporting eastern Middlesex, southern Essex, and Suffolk counties in Massachusetts. 

Lynn Community Health Center has a well-established behavioral...

Women for LCHC a huge success!

Thank you to everyone who attended or contributed to our third annual “Women for Lynn Community Health Center Recognition Breakfast!”  Your commitment ensures that more women and girls will receive the care and support they need to take control of their health and their lives.  

Andrea Gaulzetti Excellence in Nursing Award

This year we instituted a new award, named for Andrea Gauzetti, RN, the health center’s Chief of Clinical Operations.  As the health center has grown to meet the challenges of an ever-changing healthcare environment, the role of...

Women's Health Fair May 15

Visit the Atrium of our main site (269 Union Street) for our annual Women’s Health Fair from 10:00 - 1:00.  Door prizes, Journey Dance (12:15 - 1:00), health information and more! 

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