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.



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!  ...

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...


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.

Baby Cafe now at LCHC!

Lynn Community Health Center is now hosting The Baby Cafe every Thursday from 10:30 am - 12 noon at our 269 Union Street location. The Baby Cafe offers free drop in breastfeeding support and assistance. Click here for more information.



LCHC Earns National Recognition for Patient Care

The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) today announced that Lynn Community Health Center has received recognition from the Patient-Centered Medical Home 2011 Program for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated care and long term participative relationships. 

The patient-centered medical home (PCMH) is a model of care emphasizing care coordination and communication to transform primary care into “what patients want it to be.”  Research shows that medical homes can lead to higher quality and lower costs, and...

LCHC Voted "Greater Lynn Favorite Doctor" by Lynn Item Survey

The Lynn Item recently asked its readers to vote for their favorite spots in the Greater Lynn Area.  Lynn Community Health Center was recognized as Greater Lynn’s “Favorite Doctor!”  Look for the full results in the March 14th, 2013 edition of the Lynn Item.


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