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Annual St. Patrick's Day Dinner Benefits Teen BLOCK

Play that fiddle, because it was musical chairs at this year’s St. Patrick’s Day Dinner. Eileen Donoghue once again hosted the annual roast, this time as city manager instead of state senator, alongside her successor former Mayor Ed Kennedy. The event Thursday evening was full of jokes, jokes about jokes and occasional heartfelt sentiments. It was attended by roughly 350 people and was expected to raise about $10,000 for Lowell Community Health Center Teen BLOCK, though the final amount was not yet calculated as of Thursday night.

Lowell CHC Participates in Opioid Forum with Congresswoman Trahan

After hearing the dire opioid stories from local first responders, law enforcement, health-care providers and those who have lost loved ones to the crisis, U.S. Rep. Lori Trahan could confidently state that the model of care is clearly broken. That longer-term recovery plans are key in the fight against this insidious disease. And there’s a workforce shortage, not enough people have access to treatment, the funding model needs to change, and the system is not designed to proactively help people who are struggling.

Teen BLOCK Hosts RevoYOUTHtion Youth Conference

Youth must recognize the power within them, bring their ideas to the table and back them with action if they want to make lasting change on issues that matter to them. That was the message 17-year-old March For Our Lives Boston organizer Vikiana Petit-Homme had for area youth who gathered Saturday morning for Lowell Community Health Center Teen BLOCK’s first RevoYOUTHtion youth conference.

Sheryl M. Bourbeau

Sheryl M. Bourbeau has been practicing law for twenty-five years and has been with Gallagher & Cavanaugh since 2004. She counsels clients in complex employment and business matters as well as personal injury litigation. Ms. Bourbeau serves as an officer and member of the Lowell Community Health Center Board of Directors, among other community involvements.

Joint Commission Accreditation

Lowell Community Health Center (Lowell CHC) has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Ambulatory Health Care Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its rigorous, nationally recognized standards. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality reflecting the health center’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care.

Grant award from Eastern Bank

Lowell Community Health Center (Lowell CHC), a nonprofit health center that serves more than 50,000 people in Greater Lowell, has received a $10,000 targeted grant from Eastern Bank.

Rebecca Williams

Rebecca Williams has joined Lowell Community Health Center as director of integrated care and case management to advance the health center’s work with the Wellforce Care Plan ACO

HRSA Quality Improvement Grant

LOWELL — Lowell Community Health Center is one of 39 health centers awarded statewide for providing consistently improving services to their patients, which includes roughly one out of every two Lowell residents.

Opioid Epidemic in Lawrence and Lowell

LOWELL, Mass. ― For many public health experts, Massachusetts’ near-universal health insurance coverage makes it the gold standard for access to care. It’s the last place in the country where you’d expect to find a spike in HIV cases alarming enough to pique the interest of the federal government.

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