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Community Rallies Behind NEW Health’s Food Insecurity Program

North End Waterfront (NEW) Health donated another round of grocery store gift certificates to the Eliot and Harvard-Kent schools in May 2020. The money for these donations was generated through NEW Health’s food insecurity program, Over the Bridge. Among other funds raised, NEW Health received an $800 donation from North End Athletic Association (NEAA) for Read More…

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NEW Health Opens Pop-Up COVID-19 Testing Site at Villa Michelangelo Senior Housing

North End Waterfront (NEW) Health opened a pop-up COVID-19 testing site at the Villa Michelangelo senior housing facility in the North End of Boston on May 28, 2020. The population of the Villa Michelangelo is 62 and above making them a high-risk population for COVID-19 infection. The testing site came to fruition after multiple residents Read More…

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North End Waterfront Health Receives Emergency Grant to Bolster the Healthcare Safety Net

North End Waterfront Health (NEW Health) has announced an infusion of $50,000 in emergency grant funding from the medical aid organization Direct Relief, in partnership with the National Association of Community Health Centers. NEW Health was among 518 federally qualified health centers to receive funding this week through Direct Relief’s $25 million COVID-19 Fund for Read More…

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NEW Health Opens First COVID Testing Site in Charlestown

With the lowest amount of COVID testing of any Boston neighborhood, the Charlestown community has been mostly neglected during this pandemic. However, that is about to change with the opening of a new testing site operated by NEW Health Charlestown. Located at 15 Tufts Street, the site has walk-up or drive-thru capabilities and is available Read More…

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NEW Health Urges Patients to Seek Care

Governor Baker’s April 23 COVID-19 update focused on urging patients to continue getting the health care they need. “It’s important that people are cared for when they’re sick. Whether that’s for COVID-19 or for something else,” stated Governor Baker. The fear of being infected with COVID-19 is a concern that’s causing many individuals to avoid Read More…

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NEW Health Staff Volunteer for Reassignment Within MGH

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Mass General Hospital (MGH) has been at the center of Boston’s unified fight against this new strain of coronavirus. The hospital has steadfastly turned its resources toward the issues at hand as front line health care workers continue to see an increasing number of patients each day. The Read More…

Community Kids & Families

NEW Health “Over the Bridge” Food Insecurity Program

For the past two years, the employees of North End Waterfront (NEW) Health have been funding an internal collection used to provide needy North End and Charlestown students with bags of food and fresh produce to bring home to their families. Many things have changed since the appearance of COVID-19, but what hasn’t changed is Read More…

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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…