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Welcome to Manet Community Health Center

Storm Closing

In the interest of our patients’ and employees’ safety during the snow storm, Manet has made the following changes to its hours of operation.
1/26/15 Monday evening closed. — Manet at Houghs Neck, North Quincy and Snug will be closed at 5pm. All evening appointments are being rescheduled.

1/27/15 Tuesday — All sites are closed. All appointments are being rescheduled.

1/28/15 Wednesday — Delayed opening. First patient appointment 2PM

*Manet may make additional changes to its hours of operations if weather worsens.

For registered patients with an urgent medical need, please feel free to reach Manet’s On-Call Physician, 24 hour a day by calling one of the Manet location phone numbers listed below.

If you or a loved one has an emergency medical need, please call 911 or visit your nearest hospital emergency room.

Please stay safe as you travel and remove heavy and wet snow.

Manet Community Health Center locations
Houghs Neck, 1193 Sea Street Quincy, (617) 471-8683
Hull, 180 George Washington Boulevard, Hull,  (781) 925-4550
North Quincy, 110 West Squantum Street Quincy, (617) 376-3000 and (857) 403-0820
Snug Harbor, 9 Bicknell Street Quincy, (617) 471-4715
Taunton, 1 Washington Street, (508) 822 5500

Quincy's Preparations for Blizzard 2015

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Information from MA Health Connector Regarding Impending Storm

Posted Monday, January 26, 2015

Good afternoon,

Given the state of emergency and statewide travel ban, the Health Connector’s call center offices in Boston and Worcester will be closed tomorrow, Tuesday, January 27. However, consumers will still be able to call 1-877-MA-ENROLL from 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. for application and payment assistance. We will be leveraging a limited number of off-site customer service representatives to continue to assist consumers during this busy period.

Additionally, the payment deadline for February 1 coverage has been moved from Wednesday, January 28 to Friday, January 30 in recognition of the fact that the winter storm will impact our ability to operate at full capacity and accept in-person payments on Tuesday (and potentially Wednesday; we are currently planning to be open on Wednesday, but will re-evaluate based on the weather tomorrow afternoon). We want to ensure that we help as many people who selected a plan by Friday, January 23 complete the payment process for February 1 coverage. We are confident that we will be back to normal operations by Thursday, giving consumers two additional business days to pay for February 1 coverage.

Please continue to monitor the Health Connector’s website and Twitter account, as well as emails from this team, for the latest information. We will have an update about our Wednesday call center plans in this dashboard communication tomorrow afternoon.


Massachusetts HIX Project Team

Open Enrollment Ends Feb. 15

The Open Enrollment period to sign up for health coverage or ensure that your coverage continues ends February 15. For plans beginning March 1, you must sign up by February 15 and pay by February 23.

Are you a Commonwealth Care or former MSP member? Good news: your health coverage has been extended through January 31. After that date, you must have new insurance through the Health Connector or MassHealth. Temporary MassHealth coverage has been extended into 2015. When your coverage will end depends on the letter you received with your Open Enrollment packet: purple, January 15; blue, January 31; green, February 15.

Our experienced Navigators can help guide you. Call Manet's Navigation Hotline at 857-403-1557 or visit

My Health My Life Workshop
Starts Thursday, January 15, 2015

Is Living with a Persistent Health Condition Preventing You From Really Living?

Class Begins Thursday, January 15, 2015, from 3:00 to 5:30 pm

This is a FREE 6-week workshop!

Learn strategies developed and tested by researchers that will help you:

  • Set and meet personal goals
  • Increase your energy level
  • Handle stress and learn to relax
  • Eat healthy
  • Identify and try out simple techniques
  • that can improve your quality of life Improve communication with your doctor
  • Make choices about your treatment

Share what you know and learn from others who are experiencing similar challenges such as:

  • Decreased energy
  • Limited mobility
  • Chronic pain
  • Frustration with limitations
  • A negative impact on your social life and daily activities

To register or for more information, contact Monica at 617-479-8500 ext. 4760 or email

South Shore YMCA, Quincy Branch
79 Coddington Street, Quincy, MA

Print Workshop Flyer (PDF)

Flu season is upon us, and it’s early this year.

Prevent the flu, wash your hands

The first line of defense is an easy one — hand washing. The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention says keeping your hands clean is the one of the best ways to prevent the spread of infection and illness. Wet your hands, turn off the water and apply soap. Wash your hands for at least 20 seconds.

Join Us in Making a Healthier South Shore

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At Manet Community Health, we're committed to bringing the highest standard of comprehensive primary and preventive health care to the South Shore. We work where you live, with practice sites in North Quincy, Houghs Neck, Hull, Snug Harbor/Germantown and Taunton.

We are in this together. As a not-for-profit, independent community health center, we rely on YOU as our partners in the mission! Your tax-deductible support will move the Manet Mission forward.

Thank you!

Manet on the Move

On Dec. 13, Manet's Quincy Medical Center (QMC) Primary Care team, HIV Case Managers and Prevention Specialists closed up shop at QMC, then spent the rest of the weekend moving. Our providers started seeing patients bright and early Monday morning, Dec. 15, in their new home in North Quincy. And our HIV Team opened their doors right on time Monday at our Snug Harbor/Germantown site.

"We're excited to welcome our patients to this beautiful North Quincy facility," says Lily Yung, MD, Lead Physician of the Manet QMC team. "We have settled in comfortably on the first floor. Come see us!"

Thanks to our fabulous Director of Facilities, Marsha Meade, and all our teams for making our commitment to uninterrupted care possible.

You can view more photos of our move - both moves - on Manet's Facebook page.
To make an appointment at our North Quincy facility, call 857-403-0820.

Read our letter of relocation to our QMC patients:

English (PDF)

Chinese (PDF)

Ready to Quit Smoking?

Manet Offers New Tobacco Cessation Services

Counseling and nicotine replacement therapy can double your odds of success at quitting smoking. Meet with our Wellness/Tobacco Counselor, Jennifer Turpel, to get started. Appointments are available for registered Manet patients at these locations and times:

We're launching a new Tobacco Cessation Support Group at Manet North Quincy in January 2015. Watch for details here and on Manet's Facebook page.

Open Enrollment is Now!

If you haven't been back to in a while, it's time to change that. Come back and apply for 2015 coverage on or after November 15, 2014. We can help you get ready for the next Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment Period.

Open Enrollment Manet November 14, 2014

Ebola Information & Updates

Boston Public Health Commission: FAQs Ebola

Boston Public Health Commission, Ebola Virus Disease (PDF)

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About Ebola

Patient Centered Medical Home

Patient Centered Medical Home

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Nasal Narcan Overdose Reversal Program

Manet Community Health Center is addressing the growing problem of opioid overdoses in South Shore communities with a free program to distribute a drug that has the potential to reverse overdoses and save lives. Manet’s effort is part of a pilot initiative by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Opioid Prevention and Reversal Project.

Presently, Manet has the largest team from Quincy to Brockton that distributes nasal naloxone (Narcan)—known as the anti-overdose drug—and trains area residents in its use on a daily basis by walk-in or appointment (call 857-939-4108). Anyone can receive the free training, whether or not they are a Manet patient. Evening hours are available.

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Creating Healthier South Shore Communities for 34 Years

Joint Commission's Seal of Approval
Manet has earned
The Joint Commission's
Gold Seal of Approval™

Manet Community Health Center serves the broad preventive and primary care needs of the residents of the South Shore region through pediatrics, family medicine, and internal medicine. Founded in 1979, Manet has five practice sites and a diverse staff who are committed to ensuring that our patients enjoy access to all levels of the health care system. One of our priorities is providing services for the medically underserved.

This health center is a Health Center Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254b, and deemed under the Federal Tort Claims Act.


Call to Action
Sign Up to be a Health Center Advocate!

The Campaign for America's Health Centers was launched on June 30, 2011 to preserve and strengthen the network of health centers to deliver long term savings to the health care system and ultimately a perpetuate a healthier country.

Manet looks forward to mobilizing this Campaign for America's Health Centers, which will be a constant and intense effort. These are unprecedented and critical times with threats to Manet and our fellowship of community health centers nationwide.

Please join with Manet, and sign up to be a part of this campaign by going to the National Association of Community Health Center's Campaign for America's Health Centers project page at:


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Health Center Box – Enter Manet Community Health Center

It is as EASY as 1-2-3. In less than 3 minutes you can help sustain our care for the community.

Your voice and support will make an impact. Thank You.

The Campaign for America's Health Center Campaign Message and FAQs (video)

Click to play the video about Manet Community Health Center, made possible by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts. Video produced by Michael Tracy.

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Meet our new Chief Executive Officer: John J. Holiver. He brings more than 20 years in leadership roles at Greater Boston hospitals to the task. A native of Holbrook, John joins us at a time when the role of health centers is more important than ever nationwide.

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Testimonials from Our Board Members

“Our whole family gets great care at Manet. I call it 'total family wraparound.' That's how I think healthcare should be.”

Elise Kline, Scituate
Manet Board Member & Patient

“The communities of the South Shore have given me everything I have today—my respect for our heritage, for our beautiful natural places, and for the people who make it a great place to live. Serving on the Board is one small way I can give back.”

John Galluzzo, Hanover
Manet Board Member & Patient

“We are in a place to support some of the most vulnerable people, people who really need health care. Like a parent with a child, we are that soft place to fall.”

Linda Kelly, Quincy
Manet Board Member & Patient

“I know the quality of care at Manet Community Health first-hand—as a son whose mother was treated here, as a husband, and now as a proud patient.” Michael R. Milner, D.H.Sc., PA-C, Hewitt's Landing, Hingham
Manet Board Member & Patient

“Manet is delivering the kind of personalized, comprehensive care that will help more people enjoy healthier futures.”

Michael R. Milner, D.H.Sc., PA-C, Hewitt's Landing, Hingham
Manet Board Member & Patient

“Manet does so much for our community, and we don't refuse care to anyone. We are continuing to grow. This is a really exciting time.”

Barbara Morris, Quincy Point
Manet Board Member

“We help people get and stay healthy and, through excellent primary care and other services, avoid the health catastrophes that could otherwise affect their lives.”

Joe Reardon, Milton
Manet Board President

“Our ultimate goal is to provide care to people who might not otherwise have access. At Manet, all patients are treated the same, regardless of health status, income, or insurance coverage.”

Joe Reardon, Milton
Manet Board President

“Serving as a Board member offers me the opportunity to be a part of something that's greater than myself, to make a real impact in my own community.”

Henry (Hank) Rittal,
Hough's Neck
Manet Board VP & Patient

“When your providers know all those little unique things about you, they can be there if and when something big happens.”

Henry (Hank) Rittal,
Hough's Neck
Manet Board VP & Patient

“I have private health insurance. I could go anywhere for care, and
I chose to go to Manet.”

Ivan Wong, Quincy
Board Member & Patient

“Our providers care about our patients. We take Medicare recipients and other patients many private doctors won't, but still offer an amazing level of service.”

Ivan Wong, Quincy
Board Member & Patient

“It's incredible to see Manet grow and adapt to the changing world of health care, as we expand the services we provide our patients.”

John Brothers, Braintree
Manet Board Member

“The more I got to know Manet as a patient, the more I realized being on the Board would be a great way to help improve access to quality health care.”

Chris Cogdill, Quincy
Manet Board Member & Patient

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Manet Community Health Center, Inc. • Administrative Offices
2 Granite Avenue, Suite 101• Milton, MA 02186
Phone: (617) 690-6400 • Central Registration TTY Phone: (857) 403-1567• Fax: (617) 690-6904

This health center is a Health Center Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254b,
and a deemed Public Health Service employee under 42 U.S.C. 233(g)-(n).

©2014 Manet Community Health Center, Inc.

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