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National Health Center Week

Manet Community Health Center National Health Center Week 2017

There's less than a week until National Health Center Week and we're gearing up for a week jam-packed with healthy fun! We hope you can join us for one or more events during the week. Help us spread the word and use the hashtags #NHCW17 and #valueCHCs.

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And join us for our events! They are free and open to the public. Here's a preview of what's in store: 

Saturday, August 12
Wollaston Beach Wellness Walk

To benefit Manet Community Health Center and the Friends of Wollaston Beach

Date: Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 10 am (event registration 9 am - 10 am)
Location: Caddy Memorial Park, Quincy Shore Drive, Quincy, MA

Register Here

Manet is teaming up with the Friends of Wollaston Beach to host the Wollaston Beach Wellness Walk on Saturday, August 12 as a great way for people to get moving, enjoy our city's beautiful shoreline and support a great cause. 

Proceeds benefit Manet Community Health Center and the Friends of Wollaston Beach. Registration: $10 in advance, $15 at the walk.

Monday, August 14
Open House & Fresh Truck Pop Up Market

Location: Manet North Quincy, 110 W. Squantum Street
Date: Monday, August 14 from 10 am to Noon

Free health screenings, voter registration, health and wellness information and more. Visit The Fresh Truck for fresh and delicious fruits and veggies! $10 vouchers provided on a first come, first-served basis while supplies last.

Tuesday, August 15
Spotlight on Manet, Houghs Neck

Location: Manet Houghs Neck, 1193 Sea Street, Quincy
Time: 10 am

Please join the Mayor’s Office, the City of Quincy Department of Planning and Community Development and Manet Board and staff as we gather to celebrate National Health Center Week with a project announcement and preview of improvements planned for our Houghs Neck practice site through the City’s Community Development Block Grant program.

RSVP by August 14 to or 617-690-6347

Wednesday, August 16
Tai Chi on the Circle

Location: Manet Snug Harbor, 9 Bicknell Street, Quincy
Date: Wednesday, August 16 at 10 am

Gentle stretching exercise that good for mind and body. All ages and abilities are welcome to participate in this demonstration.

Thursday, August 17
Open House and Health Fair

Location: Manet Taunton, One Washington Street, Taunton
Date: Thursday, August 17 from 10 am to Noon

We're under construction, but that won't stop us from celebrating Health Center Week! Join Manet and our community partners on the lawn outside our practice site for a healthy snacks, free health screenings, wellness resources and more.

Friday, August 18
Safe 'n Sunny Seaside Health Fair

Location: DCR Mary Jeannette Murray Bath House, 204 Nantasket Avenue, Hull
Date: Friday, August 18 from 10 am to 1 pm

Take a break from the sun and surf and join us for free health screenings, wellness information and more.

Special feature: It is Consumer Board Day! Stay tuned to hear from our consumer Board Members about why they give their time and talent to Manet and  why they #valueCHCs.

Thank you Health Center Week Supporters!

Eaton Apothecary South Shore Health System

Fallon Health

Community Partner Sponsors:

Senior Whole Health Morton Hospital

Hear why our patients love Manet!

What's New at Manet

Online Scheduling Now Available

Using the Manet Patient Portal, patients can request prescription refills, communicate with their care team, check test results, pay bills, and now, schedule appointments -- whenever, wherever and using whatever device is most convenient for them. Signing up for the Portal is quick and easy. Just ask a Patient Service or Call Center Representative or any member of the Care Team.

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Upcoming Events

Free Nutrition Workshop

Free Nutrition Workshops

  • August 16 and 23

5:30-6:15 PM

at Manet, Taunton: 1 Washington Street, Suite 900, Taunton

Provided by the SNAP-Ed and UMass Extenison Nutrition Education Program.

To register, email

Fair Foods at Manet

Fair Foods at Manet NQ

Every two weeks - upcoming dates:

  • August 23 

2:30-3:30 p.m.

at Manet Community Health Center, 110 West Squantum Street, North Quincy

Fair Foods comes to Manet every other week with an assortment of fruits, vegetables and other produce. A full bag is $2. Some $1 items available.

Quincy Weymouth Wellness Initiative

Free Wellness Programs

The Quincy Weymouth Wellness Initiative is offering a variety free wellness classes to help you get and stay healthy.

Classes include Nutrition, Falls Prevention, Smoking Cessation and Chronic Disease Management.(high blood pressure/ diabetes). Visit the website for class times, locations and registration information:

Now Accepting Patients at Manet, Taunton

Bill Brandon, MD, Manet

Manet is pleased to welcome the return of one its senior physicians, William Brandon, MD, MPH, MHA, who is now seeing patient at Manet's Taunton site, at 1 Washington Street.

Dr. Brandon served as chief medical officer at Manet from 2003 to 2010. “We are so glad to have Bill back with us. He is a dedicated and compassionate doctor who brings to Manet an excellent mix of clinical and administrative experience,” says Cynthia Sierra, Manet’s Chief Executive Officer. “He joins a talented roster of physician leaders and we are extremely fortunate that Bill will be bringing his wealth of knowledge and clinical expertise to our patients in Taunton.”

Dr. Brandon is a family medicine physician and he has served as medical director for numerous community health centers, multispecialty private practices and physician networks. He earned his medical degree at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and completed his family practice residency at the University of Pittsburgh, Shadyside Hospital. He went on to earn a Master of Public Health degree at the University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health, where he also completed his Post Doctoral Fellowship in Cardiovascular Epidemiology. His credentials also include a fellowship with the National Institute of Program Director Development from the American Academy of Family Physicians, certificates from the University of New Orleans, Ochsner Clinic in Advanced Physician Executive Management Program and an Executive Master of Science in Health Care Management from the University of New Orleans College of Business. He also earned a certificate in addiction counseling at the University of Massachusetts, Boston in May of 2016 and he is certified for enhanced suboxone prescribing and as a Physician Examiner for Commercial Motor Vehicle Operators.

To make an appointment with Dr. Brandon, call 508-822-5500.

Manet, North Quincy earns national recognition for Patient-Centered care

Posted April 20, 2017

NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home


Manet's North Quincy practice site has received NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated care and long-term, participative relationships.

The NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home is a model of primary care that combines teamwork and information technology to improve care, improve patients’ experience of care and reduce costs. Medical homes foster ongoing partnerships between patients and their personal clinicians, instead of approaching care as the sum of episodic office visits. Each patient’s care is overseen by clinician-led care teams that coordinate treatment across the health care system. Research shows that medical homes can lead to higher quality and lower costs, and can improve patient and provider reported experiences of care.

To earn recognition, which is valid for three years, Manet, North Quincy has demonstrated the ability to meet the program’s key elements, embodying characteristics of the medical home. In 2014, all of Manet's Quincy and Hull sites attained recognition. They are currently in the process of applying for renewal, and Manet's Taunton site, which opened in 2014, is applying for its first recognition.

NCQA standards aligned with the joint principles of the Patient-Centered Medical Home established with the American College of Physicians, the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Osteopathic Association.

Be an advocate and a positive force for change!

Manet Community Health Center and health centers across the country need help from our local staffs, patients, residents and community partners to educate our elected officials about the importance of funding community health centers. In short, WE NEED YOU!

Please sign up as a health center advocate at and remember to select Manet as your health center. You will have the option of recieving advocacy updates and alerts. And help us spread the word!

Health Center Advocacy Network

Health Links: Eye Health

Ruth Jones (Director of Nursing, Quincy Health Dept.) discusses eye health with Dr. Jeanne Hopkins (Optometrist, Manet's Vision Center) and Annie Smith (CPO, Manet's Vision Center).

Meals on Wheels—A Lifeline for Seniors

Do you know someone who could benefit this holiday season?

Meal preparation is something most of us do every day without much thought or effort, but for some seniors it can be a difficult or impossible chore, particularly for those who are recovering from surgery or illness or who can't get to the market on a regular basis.

Manet Community Health Center, in partnership with South Shore Elder Services, offers a vital Meals on Wheels and catered lunch program to help support seniors in need.

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Health Insurance Help

Need help finding affordable health coverage that fits you and your family's needs? Ask us. We can help! It's free, confidential and we speak your language. For more information, call the Manet Navigation Hotline at 857-403-1557 or email

Our Navigators are also offering assistance out in community settings during enrollment season.

In Their Own Words

Hear what Manet providers, staff and patients have to say about Manet’s unparalleled compassionate care.

Welcome to Manet Community Health Center

Luiz & Elizete

Dr. Shiner & Lea

Lily Yung, MD, and the Manet Adult medicine practice team were presented with The Barbara A. Morris Award for Distinguished Service for their commitment to Manet and the communities it serves. Patient Gwendolyn Franks explains why Dr. Yung and her team earned the honor.

Creating Healthier South Shore Communities for 36 Years

Joint Commission's Seal of Approval Manet Community Health Center
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.


Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers DEAP
National Association of Community Health Centers FQHC
NCQA Recognized Practice Health Center Advocacy Network

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Manet CHC Urgent Care and Medical Visits 617-376-3000

Manet offers urgent and routine medical appointments on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in our North Quincy, Hull, and Taunton locations. All of our Quincy and Hull sites also offer evening hours. Call 617-376-3000 for an appointment. To reach an on-call provider after office hours, Manet patients can call 617-376-3000 or their preferred site. For medical emergencies, please call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.

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Manet Community Health Center, Inc. • Administrative Offices
2 Granite Avenue, Suite 101• Milton, MA 02186
Phone: (617) 690-6400 • 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).

©2017 Manet Community Health Center, Inc.


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