For Immediate Release
Lynnfield, MA (October 2, 2018) – On September 27th, Senator Brendan Crighton and Representative Bradley Jones joined Lahey Health interim CEO Richard Nesto, MD; chair of the Lahey Health Board of Trustees Ann-Ellen Hornidge, JD; and community members for a ribbon cutting ceremony at the Lahey Health Hub at MarketStreet in Lynnfield. The new state-of-the- art facility opened on October 1st and offers residents of Lynnfield and the surrounding communities with convenient access to primary care, urgent care and specialty care services.
“Lahey Health is committed to bringing world-class care directly to the communities we serve,” said Richard Nesto, MD, interim CEO of Lahey Health. “This new facility will expand access to high quality health care. And, we are particularly excited to be in a new and convenient location that offers many services to the patients and families who choose to receive their care from our providers.”
The two-story, 26,000 square foot health care center offers primary care for adults and children, and specialty care services including cardiology, ophthalmology, obstetrics and gynecology, orthopedics, dermatology and cosmetics. Laboratory and X-ray capabilities will also be available on-site. Lahey Health Hub will be open 7 days a week and will offer extended hours for appointments. Several primary care physicians and advanced practitioners have joined Lahey Health Hub and are welcoming new patients.
“With the construction of this new state-of-the-art health care facility, members of our community will have expanded and convenient access to the health care services they deserve,” said Senator Brendan Crighton.
Lahey Health Hub also offers walk-in urgent care services. Physicians and medical staff trained in emergency or urgent care medicine provide quick medical attention for a wide range of illnesses or injuries such as fevers, sore throat and ear aches, sprains and minor broken bones, respiratory infections, skin rashes, cuts and more.
“Lahey Health has been a fixture in the Lynnfield community for more than a decade,” said Representative Bradley Jones. “Beyond providing high quality care to local residents, Lahey is a true community partner, and this new facility represents a continued commitment to serving the health care needs of Lynnfield and surrounding communities.”
“The Lahey team works alongside Lynnfield’s community organizations to identify the health and wellness needs of our community and support programs that meet those needs and enhance the health and wellbeing of our entire community,” said Richard Dalton, Chair of the Lynnfield Board of Selectmen.
About Lahey Health
Lahey Health is an integrated health care system committed to providing the full continuum of health care services close to where patients live and work. The system is comprised of nationally recognized, award-winning hospitals, physicians, behavioral health services, and post-acute programs including home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and senior care resources. Lahey Health includes nearly 1,400 locally based physicians throughout northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. Lahey Health includes Lahey Hospital & Medical Center; Beverly Hospital; Addison Gilbert Hospital; Winchester Hospital; Lahey Health Senior Care and Lahey Health Behavioral Services, more than 30 primary care physician practices, and multiple outpatient and satellite specialty care facilities. For more information, visit Lahey.org.