Health & Environment

North End Waterfront Health Combats Isolation Lows During the Easter Holiday

North End Waterfront (NEW) Health is combating COVID-19 in a unique way. The health center hosted a competition among its staff who sought to find the most creative Easter bonnet. “Everybody at the health center has been working hard over these past several weeks,” said CEO Jim Luisi. “With the continued isolation, most of them Read More…

Featured Health & Environment Meetings

North End Waterfront Health Coalition Manager Perry Discusses Substance Abuse Prevention & Outreach

David Perry, Coalition Manager at the North End Waterfront (NEW) Health Center led a discussion on substance abuse, support, and local resources at the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) March meeting. The mission is to educate, prevent, and treat some of the substance abuse disorders that are within the North End community. The primary concerns, Read More…

Announcements Health & Environment

National Nutrition Month “Eat Right, Bite by Bite”

March is National Nutrition Month, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics celebrates this annually. As part of their campaign, they invite the public to focus on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. National Nutrition Month 2020 is themed “Eat Right, Bite by Bite” and the overall message is that Read More…

Community Event Notices

POSTPONED: North End Against Drugs Family Dinner & Talk Mar. 23

This event has been postponed due to COVID-19. It will be rescheduled. North End Against Drugs (NEAD) will hold another Family Dinner/Family Talk on Monday, March 23 at 5:45 p.m. at the BCYF Nazzaro Community Center, 30 N. Bennet Street. NEAD invites all North End/Waterfront families to attend this free family event. The guest speaker for Read More…

Announcements Health & Environment

National Kids Dental Health Month

February is “National Kids Dental Health Month”. Here are some guidelines for good dental health for your child: Children should brush their teeth twice a day with a fluoride toothpaste and clean between their teeth daily. Children should eat a healthy diet that limits sugary beverages and snacks. Children should see a dentist regularly for Read More…

Announcements Health & Environment

Healthy Eating Plate —A General Approach to Good Nutrition

Harvard’s Healthy Eating Plate is an easy guide to good nutrition and health. Foods to Increase: Fill at least half your plate with non-starchy vegetables; Include healthy fats like olive oil, avocado, nuts, and fatty fish; Drink water. Balance Your Calories: Enjoy food, but eat less; Reduce portion sizes, put less on your plate; Be Read More…

Featured Schools

First Annual Eliot School Read Aloud Day

The Eliot School in Boston’s North End celebrated the joy of reading aloud with its first annual Read Aloud Day on Wednesday, February 12. Teachers, students, and guest community readers from North End Waterfront Health (NEW Health) read aloud to Eliot students across all three buildings encompassing grades Kindergarten through 8. Eliot Principal Traci Walker Read More…