LCHC Chief Medical Officer Kiame Mahaniah, MD, on health disparities.
Invitations will be mailed next week, but tickets are available online now! This year we are honoring Marylou Sudders and Rose-Marie van Otterlo. Please join us on May 12!
If you are concerned that someone you know is at risk for an overdose, you should attend this training.
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:
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:
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.