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2021 Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Awardees

Congressman Jim McGovern, Ismael Rivera and the Program RISE to Receive 2021 Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Award Two critical champions of community health will be honored for their work through the COVID-19 pandemic with the 2021 Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Awards at Polar Park in Worcester on October 7.  The annual [...]

By |2021-10-04T10:01:23-05:00October 4th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

School-Based Health Centers: Best Kept Secret

Connell Sanders: Worcester Public Schools’ best kept secret is in the nurse’s office By Sarah Connell Sanders Correspondent   Before Courtney Pelley became the Chief of Staff at Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center, she worked as a high school chemistry teacher. “As a new teacher, it took me a while to learn [...]

By |2021-09-07T09:43:35-05:00September 7th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Kennedy Community Health Center Vastly Expands Access to Care in Worcester to Better Serve Patients

Kennedy Community Health Center Vastly Expands Access to Care in Worcester to Better Serve Patients Post-COVID Expansion Showcases Investment in Community Health WORCESTER, MA— Worcester area residents will soon have vastly increased access to health care services under a significant expansion announced today by the Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center (Kennedy Community [...]

By |2021-07-28T11:18:33-05:00July 28th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Worcester health center focusing on community vaccination efforts

Worcester health center focusing on community vaccination efforts PHOTO | GRANT WELKER Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center's Milford medical clinic By Sam Bonacci Worcester’s Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center announced Monday it has been expanding efforts to distribute COVID-19 vaccines to the Central Massachusetts communities through ongoing partnerships. After vaccinating thousands [...]

By |2021-06-23T15:49:41-05:00June 23rd, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Changing Power Dynamics

Changing power dynamics: The Kennedy Community Health Center has purposefully remade its board PHOTOS/MATTHEW WRIGHT, BOWDITCH & DEWEY(From left) Valerie Zolezzi-Wyndham, board chair of the Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center, with new board members Emmanuel Larbi and AiVi Nguyen By Devan Greevy To better represent its patient population, the board of directors [...]

By |2021-06-21T11:45:24-05:00June 21st, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Worcester’s Kennedy Community Health receives $6.2 million in American Rescue Plan funding

WORCESTER — The Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center received $6.2 million in American Rescue Plan funding, U.S. Rep. James McGovern announced Thursday.  "We're proudly grateful to (the fund), President Biden and Jim McGovern for his leadership in the house to get the plan passed," said Stephen Kerrigan, president and CEO of the Edward M. Kennedy Community Health [...]

By |2021-04-05T14:53:56-05:00April 5th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

‘Stars in the darkness’

After a year of battling the pandemic, Central Mass. community health center workers play a leading role in the vaccination effort CHRIS VILLANI | NEWS SERVICE OF BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD OF MASSACHUSETTS Community health center workers, who have served many of those most vulnerable to COVID-19 over the past year, are now on the front [...]

By |2021-03-31T12:30:43-05:00March 31st, 2021|Uncategorized|