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...

Chronic pain and addiction

In response to the epidemic of Opiate overdoses in our community, the Lynn Community Health Center has developed formal, evidence-based prescribing guidelines in order to address the need for proper and safe management of chronic pain.  It is our policy to assist patients in safely reducing the level of potentially harmful medications to help reduce opioid addiction and overdose deaths in the city of Lynn.  

Some important facts for everyone to know:

Opioid overdoses are the leading cause of death for Americans aged 25-44 ...

Program for People with Type 2 Diabetes

The Chronic Care Management Program is a three-month diabetes management program for people age 18 and older who have type 2 diabetes.   

After evaluating your needs, the Team will work with you in these areas:

Healthy Eating Being Active Monitoring Taking Medication Problem Solving Healthy Coping Reducing Risks

To inquire about the program call 781-586-6515.  

For Spanish call 781-586-6565 or 781-586-6517

Program Staff:


Get your flu shot!

The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses that infect the nose, throat,and lungs.  It can cause mild to severe illness, and can at times lead to death.  The best way to prevent the flu is by getting vaccinated.  

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that everyone 6 months of age or older be vaccinated annually against influenza.  Patients at the health center should contact their primary care team about getting vaccinated.


#GivingTuesday: give the gift of health!

There’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday, and now there’s Giving Tuesday — a worldwide day dedicated to giving back. This year, Lynn Community Health Center is proud to be an official partner in this effort. 

There are many worthy ways you can spend your charitable contributions. This year please keep Lynn Community Health Center in mind. Give the gift of health and hope to those who need it the most. Thank you!

LCHC Parents can get help applying to Globe Santa

If you are an LCHC Patient and have children under 12 you can receive help applying to Globe Santa next Mon-Wed. See below for requirements.



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