Members of the Lynn Community Health Center Walking Group gathered at the health center on Tuesday to celebrate a milestone in their lives: graduating from a year-long program aimed at promoting mental, physical health and wellness.
Did you know that Massachusetts has 247 Farmer’s Markets throughout the state? Many accept SNAP Benefits (learn more here). Eating local produce is a great way to eat healthy and support the local economy! Click on the PDF below to find out where you can find a Farmer’s Market in your area.
On Friday, June 12, LCHC celebrated Employee Appreciation Night at the Lynn Navigators baseball game. Executive Director Lori Berry threw the first pitch that started a terrific ball game in which the Navigators beat the Bristol Blues 5-3! It was a fun night for employees and their families!
Employees at Partners Healthcare, including North Shore Medical Center, have spent the past several weeks collecting baby items for their annual “Baby Basket” drive for needy families at area community health centers. Ten new mothers at Lynn Community Health Center each received a basket that included a variety of items including diapers, wipes, clothing, bottles, toys, and more.
Bill Mantzoukas, co-founder of Lynn Community Health Center, was awarded the Joseph M. Smith Consumer Award by the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers on June 5, 2015. This award is presented annualy to an individual who exemplifies a high level of interest in, dedication to, and support of the delivery of primary health care services in the communities in which these services are provided.
MassHealth recipients who are required to renew their status can receive help with their renewal applications on Thursday June 11 from MassHealth representatives. This free, walk-in event will be held at the Lynn CHC, 269 Union Street.
It is with great sadness that Lynn Community Health Center acknowledges the death of Andrea Gaulzetti, RN, from ovarian cancer. She died peacefully at her home on Saturday, May 30.