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Uptick in HIV tied to Opioid Crisis

Lowell CHC was among the first to sound the alarm about a rise in HIV diagnosis, which are tied to the opioid crisis.

Movers and Shakers: Bob Wheeler announcement

Robert Wheeler has been named Chief of Human Resources at Lowell Community Health Center (Lowell CHC). Wheeler previously served as Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources officer for the South Shore Health System. He brings with him a wealth of experience and knowledge in all aspects of human resources and an understanding of the unique health care setting here at Lowell CHC.

 

Lowell House and Lowell CHC sign lease

Officials from Lowell House and Lowell Community Health Center signed a rental agreement on Thursday. Lowell House will have space at LCHC for the next 20 years, with an option to extend up to 60 years. It will be their center for integrated treatment and recovery. From left, Lowell House CEO Bill Garr and LCHC CEO Sue West Levine. SUN/Rick Sobey 

 

HIV Uptick

As two cities in Massachusetts struggle with an outbreak, the powerful synthetic fentanyl may be mostly to blame.

HIV clusters among people who inject drugs are back, this time in Massachusetts, despite its reputation as the nation’s gold standard for public health and health care access.

Ahmed returns to school. A heartwarming story.

See what happens when the entire community comes together to welcome Ahmed, a young boy battling brain cancer, back to school!