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NorthEndWaterfront.com has been an incredible resource for the community over the past decade. The site gave NEW Health the opportunity to share important news, events, and health education information in a timely fashion. Now that the year is winding down and we are fast approaching the day when NorthEndWaterfront.com will cease publication, we would like Read More…

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Support NEW Health’s Food Insecurity Program this Holiday Season with the Gift of Giving

As the holiday season rolls around and the COVID testing lines continue to fill with eager travelers, we are again reminded of the severity of this pandemic’s lasting effects. For some, this may be the first time they see their family since the pandemic began, for others, this may be the first time without a Read More…

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What Is Narcan and How Do I Obtain it? A Response to Opioid Overdose Deaths

What is Narcan? Narcan (Generic named drug naloxone) is a prescription medicine that temporarily stops the effect of opioids. This helps a person start breathing again and wake up from an opioid overdose. Here are some basic facts about Naloxone: only works on opioids. It has no effect on someone who has not taken opioids; Read More…

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Halloween Safety From NEW Health

It’s approaching the time of year when children don their best spooky costumes and venture into the night in search of sugary treats. Every year Halloween poses risks and demands extra precautions for trick-or-treating participants and people going about their regular business. This year, COVID-19 has added an element of careful consideration to your child’s Read More…

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What To Do If You Suspect an Opioid Overdose

According to Mass.gov, Massachusetts confirmed 1,091 opioid-related overdose deaths in 2019, with the possibility of an estimated 332 to 407 additional deaths. While this number represents a decrease compared with previous years, opioid-related deaths continue to be a devastating epidemic for the city of Boston. It is important to remember that opioid-related deaths are preventable Read More…

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October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Domestic violence affects millions of Americans, both women and men, of every race, religion, and culture. It’s not just physical abuse — it’s yelling, humiliation, stalking, manipulation, threats, and isolation. Since the start of the coronavirus crisis there has been a spike in abuse. The public health measures designed to slow coronavirus disease have created Read More…

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NEW Health Commemorates National Health Center Week

COVID-19 testing and other resources for community care made possible by recent funding NEW Health, a federally qualified health center and an affiliate of Massachusetts General Hospital and Boston Medical Center, recognizes National Health Center Week. This year’s theme is “lighting the way for healthier communities today and in the future,” and NEW Health is Read More…

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NEW Health to Offer COVID-19 Testing in the North End

Due to the efforts of Rep. Aaron Michlewitz, North End Waterfront (NEW) Health will begin offering COVID-19 testing to North End residents in the Nazzaro Center parking lot beginning June 30 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Testing will be conducted twice a week each Tuesday and Thursday until it is determined that additional testing Read More…