Announcements

Announcing text4baby!

Announcing text4baby!  We are proud to announce a new partnership with text4baby, a free service for pregnant women and new moms that delivers timely health information during your pregnancy and your baby’s first year.  Visit our text4baby webpage to learn more.

Dr. Tim Johnson, WCVB-TV honored at Health Center Event

On November 7, 2013, Lynn Community Health Center honored Dr. Timothy Johnson, Emmy-Award winning medical journalist, for his many years communicating health and medical issues in everyday terms; and WCVB-TV for its commitment to making his work accessible to the general public. Emmy Award Winning Anchorwoman Natalie Jacobson was the evening’s emcee.

See photos of the event

Lori Abrams Berry welcomed the honorees, and spoke about the health center’s focus on integrated care as the best way to...

USDA Deputy Undersecretary visits LCHC Baby Café

Dr. Janey Thornton, USDA Deputy Under Secretary for Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services, visited Lynn Community Health Center’s Baby Café on Tuesday as part of a multi-stop visit to the Boston Area to promote breastfeeding during National Breastfeeding Awareness Month.  Twelve moms were on hand to talk to her about their experiences.

“Breast milk provides many benefits for children, but breastfeeding can be difficult for some mothers,” she said during her visit.  “That is why we are so happy to see programs such...

August 12, 2013: Alex Riciardelli has been named a "Daily Point of Light Honoree!

Can you imagine what it is like to be only three feet tall? This is the predicament of Melvin, a second grade protagonist of “A Small Tale,” newly published by Lynn Community Health Center volunteer Alex Ricciardelli.

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Family Bike Fun and Safety Day!

On Tuesday, August 6 the health center celebrated National Health Center Week with a Bike Safety Fair sponsored in collaboration with Mayor Kennedy, the City of Lynn, and General Electric.  Over 75 children received free helmets and participated in many fun safety activities.  See our event page for more information.

Senator Warren Visits Lynn Community Health Center

Lynn Community Health Center was honored to host a visit by Senator Elizabeth Warren on Friday, July 26th.  Senator Warren, Congressman Tierney, and other officials came to learn more about the health center, and particularly about our integrated care model that combines primary and behavioral health care in one setting.  During a briefing and a tour of our new building, she expressed confidence that community health centers are an important part of the future of healthcare.  

Her visit included a tour of the health center, during which she conversed...

Zumba in Central Square

Thanks to everyone who came out to support this fun event!  

In anticipation of National Health Center Week, coming up the week of August 12, Lynn Community Health Center and Lynn YMCA sponsored “Zumba in Central Square” during the weekly Farmer’s Market as a way to promote exercise and healthy choices.  Health Center patients and staff and members of the Lynn YMCA were joined by Girls Inc., Khmer American Youth Association, The Food Project, and other community memers to rock Central Square!  See...

Mission Spotlight: Integrated Care

Have you ever had to make a difficult medical decision for yourself or a loved one?  This is Nancy’s story.

img_4079_cropped.jpg At age 52, Nancy* was lost. In one short year she battled cancer and suffered the unexpected death of her partner of 17 years. Grief stricken...

THANK YOU!

Thanks to everyone who supported the Women for Lynn Community Health Center Recognition Breakfast!  Joyce Kulhawik and The Pink Angels were inspirational in their messages! It was an honor to recognize them for their significant contributions and their tireless efforts to raise awareness about cancer prevention and care.  The Health Center is committed to doing our part, through regular cancer screenings, patient education and outreach, and comprehensive primary care.

Thank you for helping raise more than $44,000 to support Lynn Community Health Center. You and...

Cambodian New Year Celebration!

The sixteenth annual Lynn Community Health Center Cambodian New Year Celebration was a wondeful opportunity for our community to celebrate the cultural heritage of one of Lynn’s largest immigrant groups. The celebration included Cambodian Dance, a traditional blessing by Cambodian Monks, and a wonderful meal shared by everyone present.  Click here for more details.

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