Welcome to Harbor Health Services, Inc.
Harbor Health Services, Inc.is a nonprofit, public health agency committed to providing quality, comprehensive health care in urban Boston neighborhoods, the South Shore and Cape Cod communities. We provide a wide network of healthcare services to meet the needs of our patients. Harbor Health owns and operates four community health centers: Geiger Gibson Community Health Center, Harbor Community Health Center-Hyannis, Harbor Community Health Center-Plymouth and Neponset Health Center. These health centers are Health Center Program grantees under 42 U.S.C. 254b, and a deemed Public Health Service employee under 42 U.S.C. 233(g)-(n). In addition, Harbor Health administers the Elder Service Plan, a program providing care to frail elders in their place of residence, the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program of Dorchester South and the Ellen Jones Community Dental Center.
Combined, Harbor Health’s community health centers are the Medical Home for more than 26,000 patients and the “family dentist” to an additional 10,000 patients. The Elder Service Plan cares for more than 300 members and Women Infant Children Nutrition Program serves more than 3000 women and their children.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Ebola Updates
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has stated: “Massachusetts is well prepared to handle an incidence of Ebola, in the unlikely event that a case should occur in the Commonwealth.” The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offers reliable facts and updates about Ebola in the United States and Africa. Click here for more information about Ebola symptoms, prevention and outbreaks.
Vote for Neponset Health Center’s Food Pantry
Neponset Health Center’s Food Pantry is an approved cause in Community PlanIt’s What Matters for Health! Register and share your ideas about community health in Boston to earn “coins”. Use those coins to vote for your favorite cause. If Neponset Health Center’s Food Pantry receives enough votes, we could receive $1,000 to use for operating costs!
Flu Vaccines Are Now Available!
Make an appointment at one of our community health centers in Boston, Plymouth or Hyannis for your flu shot!It is recommended by the CDC that “Everyone 6 months and older should receive an annual flu shot.
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When Can I Enroll in Health Insurance?
- The Open Enrollment Period for coverage starting in 2015 is November 15, 2014.
- You can enroll in Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) any time of year.
- You may be eligible to apply with a Special Enrollment Period. See if you qualify.
- Our community health centers in Boston, Plymouth and Hyannis offer free financial counseling and enrollment assistance. Call or visit one of our locations and ask to speak with one of our Certified Application Counselors. Together, we can find an affordable insurance option for you and your family! Also, Visit our Health Insurance Marketplace page for helpful resources!