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The Campaign for America’s Health Center’s is asking you to take action! 

Congress is making decisions on federal spending that could mean real cuts in funding for health centers that would impact their ability to to serve our patients. For information on how you can contact members of congress and urge them to stop The Sequester (“accross the board cuts”) and protect health center and the patients they serve please visit http://www.saveourchcs.org/.

Celebrate Black History Month with LCHC!

February is recognized as Black History Month and has been celebrated since 1926. It first began because an accomplished African American historian, Dr. Carter G. Woodson, wanted to bring to light the omission of accomplishments by blacks in history books. He chose February because it coincided with the birthdays of Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass. In 2013 LCHC celebrated in several ways:

On Thursday, February 28th from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Doreen Murray and the Follow Hymn Interfaith Choir performed gospel music in...

Health Center Welcomes Dr. Emily Doelger, Director of Urgent Care

Lynn Community Health Center welcomes Emergency Medicine Physician Dr. Emily Doelger to our medical staff.  Dr. Doelger will serve as the health center’s Urgent Care Director.

Dr. Doelger received her MD from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, PA, and completed her residency at McGraw Medical Center of Northwestern University in Chicago, IL. She has also recently completed a teaching fellowship in Sydney, Australia with the Health Workforce Australia (HWA) Simulated Learning Environments program, training medical professionals in emergency medicine.

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Green Team Welcomes New Space

With our new building complete, the health center has been renovating our main site to expand primary care and women’s health services. Phase I is complete: on January 7th the Green Team, one of our integrated primary care teams, moved into renovated space. Next the OB/GYN team will move to temporary quarters on the second floor while their space is renovated. If you need assistance finding your provider during this time, please inquire at the front desk. All teams are open during renovations.

Support Baby's First Christmas

Thank you to everyone who supported Baby’s First Christmas! Last Friday, December 14, over 100 families received presents, a gift card for groceries, a wonderful lunch, and a visit from Mrs. and Mrs. Santa Claus. Our Obstetrics and Pediatric staff were on hand to celebrate with our youngest patients.  It was a joyful celebration! 

Have you had your flu shot?

Incidences of flu are elevated in Massachusetts, especially compared to the mild outbreak we had last year. 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.  It is not too late—talk to your medical provider today!

Thank you for your support!

Thank you for supporting “Wisdom to Wellness: Celebrating Visionaries in Healthcare.” The celebration brought together a wonderful group of people dedicated to ensuring that, in the words of Senator Edward M. Kennedy, healthcare is a right and not a privilege. We are grateful to Victoria Reggie Kennedy, Thomas P. Costin, Jr., Dr. Mark Doherty, and Representative Steven Walsh for their inspiring words and stories.

We truly appreciate your commitment to making access to quality healthcare a priority for everyone in our community, regardless of ability to pay. You helped...

World Diabetes Day November 14th

Lynn Community Health Center celebrated World Diabetes Day on Wednesday, November 14th from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM in the Atrium of the Stephen D. Hayes Building at 269 Union Street. Participants heard from nurse practioners, nurses, case managers, dentists, and optometrists about the prevention and management of diabetes.

Congratulations Market Square Family Health Services

The Department of Public Health Immunization Program has recognized LCHC’s Market Square Practice for “Outstanding Achievement in Immunization” and for excellent stewardship of publicly-funded vaccines based on findings from their 2011 site visit and audit. Congrats to this terrific team!

LCHC Celebrates Community at Annual Meeting

The Lynn Community Health Center celebrated its 41st Annual Meeting on Monday, October 22. Over 200 staff, board, and community members attended an evening that truly exhibited the commitment and dedication of its staff and board.

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