Health & Environment

Tips to Avoid West Nile Virus

by Mary Wright, RN, health educator at  North End Waterfront Health West Nile Virus (WNV) has been detected in a mosquito pool in the Jamaica Plain neighborhood of Boston. WNV has been detected in Boston every year since 2000 during the summer and fall months (June-November). WNV in people is rare. Most people are at Read More…

Arts & Culture Health & Environment

Summer Food Safety Tips from NEW Health

by Mary Wright, RN, health educator at North End Waterfront Health Hot weather often causes people to lose their appetite but it is important to eat and drink enough to keep you healthy. When it is hot and you do not feel like eating big meals, have 5 or 6 smaller snack like meals during Read More…

Community Health & Environment

NEW Health Undergoes Renovations to Improve Patient Care

North End Waterfront Health (NEW Health) is undergoing renovations on its first and third floors in order to improve patient flow and enhance the patient experience. The federally-funded health center, located at 332 Hanover Street, recently became an accredited Patient Centered Medical Home, which means its primary care practice features physician-led patient-focused teams that work Read More…

Health & Environment Police & Fire

Emergency Preparedness Tips from NEW Health

by Mary Wright, RN, health educator at North End Waterfront Health June is “Safety Month”. It’s a good time to review or make a safety plan. Everyone should have an emergency family plan. A plan is needed for all emergencies, not just for a terrorism emergency. You should also be prepared for weather emergencies such Read More…

Health & Environment

NEW Health Now Accepts BMC Health Net, Network Health

In response to evolving patient needs, North End Waterfront Health (NEW Health) is pleased to announce that it now accepts BMC HealthNet and Network Health insurance plans. The federally funded, Joint Commission-accredited health center, located at 332 Hanover Street in the North End, adds the two insurers to its comprehensive list of accepted health plans, Read More…

Government Health & Environment

NEW Health CEO Meets with Vice President Biden

North End Waterfront Health CEO Jim Luisi met with Vice President Joe Biden in Washington D.C. on May 20 to discuss the Affordable Care Act and improving funding for community health centers. Mr. Luisi was invited to the White House as part of his role as Speaker of the House for the National Association of Community Read More…

Health & Environment

7 Tips for a Healthy Memorial Day

by Mary Wright, RN, Health Educator at North End Waterfront Health Seven tips for a healthy and happy Memorial Day: Keep the Bug’s Away. Use store-bought bug spray or try natural alternatives to beat those pesky mosquitoes. You can spray on a diluted liquid garlic concentrate or apply vinegar, tea tree oil or soybean oil Read More…