Monday, April 1, 2013
Nineteen young people from Lynn were among more than 200 from across Massachusetts who recently converged on the State House to recognize the contributions of teenagers in the fight against tobacco use. Ten of the Lynn participants were from Girls Inc. and the other nine from KAYA, a youth program jointly run by the Lynn Community Health Center and the Lynn YMCA.
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) recently recognized Lynn Community Health Center for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated care and long term participative relationships.
Monday, March 18, 2013
Lynn Community Health Center is a resource for those without insurance, but we still need to reach certain populations. Outreach should target adult males and Hispanics.
Monday, March 4, 2013
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, African Americans represent only 14 percent of the U.S. population, yet account for 44 percent of new HIV infections and 46 percent of people living with HIV. Dr. Hanna Haptu’s mission is to do something about this.
Friday, March 1, 2013
Music has a lot of medicine in it, said a Lynn Community Health Center doctor and local gospel singers who spent an hour Thursday singing to patients and employees in the Union Street facility.
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Unresolved differences in Congress over the federal debt ceiling in 2011 set the stage for the cuts, known as sequestration, to begin this Friday, March 1. The cost-cutting measure would lop $85 billion from the $3.6 trillion federal budget over the next seven months.
Monday, February 4, 2013
Dr. Rachelle Darout, a new family physician at Lynn Community Health Center, joined the health center medical staff last fall after she completed her Doctor of Family Medicine at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, and her residency at the Montefiore Medical Center, in New York.
Thursday, January 31, 2013
In February the Swampscott Public Library will once again collect new or barely used children’s books for a local “Reach Out and Read” Program. These books are donated to the Lynn Community Health Center. To make a donation, please bring your children’s books into the library and deposit them in the brightly colored box in the lobby.
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Dr. Catherine Latham and several staff from LCHC’s School Based Health Centers attended at State House Briefing on School Based Health Care, sponsored by the MA Association for School Based Health Care. Dr. Latham spoke about the importance of Lynn’s 7 SBHC’s during her speech.
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
3 LCHC providers were recognized for community service during Lynn’s MLK Day celebration on January 21, 2013.
Monday, January 14, 2013
There are few simple steps that all of us can take to ensure that this outbreak impacts as few people as possible. Here are five simple things you can do. By Joyce Reen, RN, Associate Director of Nursing, Lynn Community Health Center