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Weekly Round Up: A New Site Breaks Ground in Boston, Smiles in New York

By Angie Stewart

  • Announcing One of the First FIP Projects to Break Ground! East Boston Neighborhood Health Center will officially break ground on Monday, June 14. The project, which should take about a year to complete, will yield a 49,000 square-foot facility that provides primary care, vision services, and dental care to the East Boston community. Congratulations, East Boston!
  • Health Center’s Mobile Unit Helps Keep Migrant Workers Healthy! Newsweek features Salud Family Health Centers’ (SFHC) mobile health unit and the strides the staff has made in helping migrant workers stay healthy. This population often falls through the cracks of the health care system, but SFHC is making a difference. Check out the beautiful Newsweek images.
  • Learn How to Fight Hepatitis B in Your Community! Hepatitis B is common among immigrant and refugee communities, and can take years to present symptoms in patients. International Community Health Services in Seattle, WA developed new resources to help educate at-risk communities about the dangers of hepatitis B. These resources may be downloaded for free.