Mt. Auburn Health Care: David Menon 33 Bow St, Somerville, MA02143 Mt. Auburn Health Care: David Menon is a personal physician's office operated by Dr. David Menon. As an internist,…More Dr. Menon helps his patients with primary care health services such as high blood pressure and routine check-ups.
Nizhoni Health Systems 5 Middlesex Ave, Somerville, MA02145 Nizhoni Health Systems provides physical therapy, occupational therapy and home-health services. The company helps…More patients transition from in-patient care to their homes and communities. Nizhoni Health Systems offers services in ADL assistance, physical assessment, neurological disorders and psychiatric disorders.
Located centrally on Highland Ave., Somerville Hospital offers 24-hour emergency care, as well as primary care for…More adults, women's health services and day surgery.
The hospital also operates The GI Center for the treatment of digestive disorders, The Eye Center for eye care ranging from vision tests to surgery, and The Memory Center for the assessment of memory loss.
The hospital is part of the Cambridge Health Alliance, which operates a network of primary-care centers, a community outreach program and three hospitals. All three hospitals, including Somerville, are teaching sites for Harvard Medical School programs.
Cambridge Health Alliance Teen Connection 81 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA02143 The Teen Connection branch of the Cambridge Health Alliance is a health clinic which deals with primary care for…More teenagers and young adults. This office is open on weekdays and is located on Highland Avenue. Please call for more details.
Union Square Family Health 337 Somerville Ave, Somerville, MA02143 Union Square Family Health is a medical clinic specializing in family medicine. Gynecology, primary care, dermatology…More procedures and HIV testing are some of the health services offered. Patients can call to schedule an appointment.
Visiting Nurse Assisted Living 250 Elm St, Somerville, MA02144 Visiting Nurse Assisted Living serves as a health facility for underprivileged women and children in the Somerville…More community. The staff provides 24-hour medical assistance that includes occupation therapy and an adult day care. The health facility is equipped with apartment suites, dining rooms and fitness centers. Call for more information.
Somerville Early Head Start 474 Broadway, Somerville, MA02145 Somerville Early Head Start is a federally funded child/parent centered organization established to provide support to…More low-income Somerville residents with infants, toddlers and expectant mothers in the family. Services include weekly home visits, play groups, parent education and health care coordination. This is a multi-cultural center with English, Spanish, Portuguese and Haitian Creole spoken. The emphasis is on health, nutrition, education, social service and housing resources in the community.
This department works on over a dozen different critical fronts to keep residents safe and healthy. Vaccine…More distribution, emergency preparedness (including for bioterrorism disasters) and public health education are just a few of their responsibilities. They address these issues partly through the work of programs and commissions. They include:
Public Health Nursing: Coordinates flu vaccine clinics and disease investigations, assists in Emergency Preparedness planning, and runs the Medical Reserve Corps, which trains volunteers to assist with health emergencies and disaster response.
School Health Services: Coordinates school nurse services including health care, health education and health screening for students.
Shape Up Somerville: Works to improve resident's health and eating habits through education, changes to school food service and food access, and city improvements, such as improved crosswalks that make walking safer.
Tobacco Control Program: Works to prevent youth smoking and overall second-hand smoke exposure through educational outreach, community organizing and regulation and monitoring of tobacco sales and use.
Trauma Response Network: Trains professionals who work with youths, as well as city volunteers, in proper techniques for responding to traumas affecting youths.
LGBT Liaison: Conducts outreach to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.
Human Rights Commission: Works to promote and protect human and civil rights of all residents via educational outreach and through investigation of discrimination or harassment complaints, which may be filed via their web page.
Multicultural Affairs Commission: Examines and addresses interracial and multicultural issues in the city and works to ensure all groups are equally represented and have equal access to City resources.
Women's Commission: Addresses a broad range of issues affecting women including violence against women and work inequalities, and seeks to empower women residents via educational programs.
The Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) is a community health organization based in Somerville. Established in 1906, the…More VNA serves individuals throughout eastern Massachussetts. The VNA's mission is to "provide comprehensive, high quality, community based [health] services to the families in our communities at all stages of life."
Programs run through the VNA include home health care programs, the Visiting Nurse Assisted Living Community and nursing services. These programs and services are meant to be affordable for all community members. For further inquiries, phone the Visiting Nurse Association in Eastern Massachussetts.
Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services 61 Medford St, Somerville, MA02143 Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services, founded in 1972, holds as a mission the support and care of Somerville and…More Cambridge's elderly population. SCES offers programs such as farmer's market coupons, health and wellness classes, and driving services for eldery unable to afford cars or taxi service. In addition, SCES offers support to eldery caregivers in the Somerville and Cambridge area, including in-home services.
Union Square Veterinary Clinic 37 Union Sq, Somerville, MA02143 Union Square Veterinary Clinic offers a variety of health services for small animals. That includes dentistry,…More radiography, vaccinations, surgical monitoring and wellness care. At the Somerville location, the vet has an in-house laboratory and pharmacy that offers prescription diets. People can bring in their pets for routine check-ups.
International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War 66 Union Sq, Somerville, MA02143 IPPNW is a federation of medical organizations comprised of doctors, health care professionals, students and other…More workers that are focused on eradicating the threat of nuclear annihilation. Membership spans throughout 60 countries. The group was originally founded by physicians from the US and former Soviet Union with a mutual vested interest in preventing nuclear war between the two powers. They promoted prevention by educating policy makers and the public about the catastrophic health and environmental issues that would result from nuclear war. IPPNW won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1985. This is their central office.
Somerville Schools Parent Information Center 42 Prescott St, Somerville, MA02143 Located inside the Cumming School, the Somerville Schools Parent Information Center handles student…More registration and transfers, provides information about parent workshops and support groups as well as offering health care guidance. The center is bilingual to handle the diverse Somerville population and is open Monday through Thursday during the school year.