health

Drug Paraphernalia Presentation

The City of Lynn Board of Health invites you to attend a special meeting Tuesday, February 2nd, 6:30 PM at the City Council Chambers at Lynn City Hall.  Come out and see a shocking and captivating presentation on the availability of drug paraphernalia in our community.  Presented by CTC's Youth Council Part of the Solution and Girl's Inc's Substance Abuse Peer leaders Group La Verdad.  Also presenting: Joyce Redford, Director of the North Shore Tobacco Control Program

Please RSVP to MaryAnn O'Connor, Health Director, Inspectional Services, Lynn City Hall, 781-586-6828

Project COPE

Project COPE, Inc. is a non-profit organization established in 1970 to provide services to individuals who abuse drugs and alcohol. Since that time COPE’s role has expanded to include services for the mentally retarded, developing a network of home care services, and offering management consulting services to other organizations through Occupational Consultation Services. COPE seeks to help people achieve their fullest potential in medical, social, educational and emotional dimensions.  If you are interested in learning more about Project COPE, please visit their website.

Karate & Fitness

East Coast Karate & Aerobic Fitness Center is moving to Central Sq. Lynn, MA !!!

 

 

CAMBODIAN NEW YEAR!! Volunteers needed! Free T-Shirt!

EVENT DETAILS:

What: Cambodian New Year Celebration. FREE entertainment, food, and health screenings!

When: April 18, 2009 11am-5pm.

Where: Lynn Temple, 110 Chestnut St., Lynn MA

VOLUNTEERS needed for serving food, setting up and breaking down the event, information, and t-shirt sales. Volunteers get a free Khmer New Year t-shirt! TO SIGN UP, click here:

http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm=BnNE9YUESEiu8oVmU1q1LQ_3d_3d

or contact Amanda (akdos@suffolk.edu)

brought to you by MAP for Health, Khmer Cultural Planning Committee, Lynn Community Health Center and other local agencies

FOR MORE INFORMATION please contact Harry Schnur - hschnur@lchcnet.org; 781-596-3500 x233

World AIDS Day Events

Lynn World Aids Day Committee would like to invite you to join them for an evening of music and remembrance in honor of World AIDS Day. The event will take place on Monday, December 1st. The walk begins at Lynn City Hall at 5:30 PM, followed by special performances and refreshments. Attached below is the flier for more information on the event.

If you have further questions please contact Kathy Day by phone (781) 581-2393 or email her at kday@strongestlink.org.

 

Public Health Clinics at Lynn City Hall

City HallDid you know that there is a Clinic at Lynn City Hall?  Lynn residents are welcome to access  free services by presenting proof of residency and proof of citizenship.  On Monday-Wednesday, from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM, nurses provide testing for Tuburculosis, Hepatitis, and Salmonella.  Also, on Tuesday between 5 PM to 7 PM and Wednesday between 9 AM to 11 AM, Flu shot are disseminated for free for school aged children up to young adults in college.  In addition, for your benefit, a needle kiosk is available as well.  Walk in patients can dispose of their used needles and receive new ones in exchange.  For more information please visit www.cityoflynn.org.

 

 

 

Flu Clinics in Lynn

Flu ShotsFlu Clinic Finder is partnering with Lynn's local CVS, Stop & Shop, and Price Right to offer annual Flu Shots to Lynn residents.  The series will start this Saturday, October 4th from 10 AM to 2 PM, at CVS located at 200 South Common Street, Lynn, Massachusetts.  The second series of Flu Shots will be available on Wednesday, October 8th at CVS located at 509 Eastern Avenue, Lynn, MA 01902.  Some locations may require a copay.  For more information about Flu Shots please call 781-592-1470 and 781-599-4482 or visit www.flu.masspro.org

 

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Ford School Garden Ceremony

Congratulations goes out to the Highlands Coalition and the Ford Community School, which officially dedicated the new International Children’s Garden at Ford School on Monday.  Students will have the opportunity to grow plants in the garden to learn about plants and healthy eating, and the garden will also serve as a great resource for the surrounding neighborhoods.  SCI Lynn was pleased to support the effort as part of the Neighborhood Leadership Awards program.  Many Lynn notables were on hand for the event including Mayor Chip Clancy, Superintendent of Schools Nick Kostan and School Committee member Maria Carrasco, joining project organizer David Gass and Principal Claire Crane.  More on the event in the Lynn Item here:  http://www.itemlive.com/articles/2008/08/05/news/news05.txt” 

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