Longtime Greater Roslindale Health Organization Board Member Shirley Shillingford has worked tirelessly to ensure that our community has food on their plate. As a result, the Mattapan Food Pantry has been renamed "Shirley's Pantry". We are honored to call Shirley one of our own and proud of all that she's done for our community. Read more here.
During this uncertain time, it is not uncommon to feel worry or anxiety. But now more than ever, it is important to be mindful of our mental health and to do what we can to stay calm, healthy, and find some sense of normalcy during this new normal.
As your community health care provider, Greater Roslindale Medical & Dental Center (GRMDC) is concerned about your health and we want to protect you. Our goal is to make sure our community stays as healthy as possible, especially as we are faced with the COVID-19 outbreak (coronavirus). Here are some frequently asked questions about the coronavirus and what you can do to protect yourself and your family.
Diabetes is a condition that can be life changing, but one that, if controlled can be managed. At Greater Roslindale Medical and Dental Center we are here to help you with any questions or concerns you might have about diabetes, how to manage your risks, and how to live a healthy lifestyle.
Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States; approximately 140,000 people are diagnosed with colorectal cancer and more than 50,000 die from it. But it doesn’t have to be this way. With regular screenings, colorectal cancer can be detected at an early stage and with proper treatment, can lead to cure.
A strong Medical Assistant is a critical element of an effective health care team. The Medical Assistants at GRMDC have a broad range of skills in both administrative and clinical areas. They are responsible for a variety of duties that include rooming patients, taking vital signs, performing appropriate screenings, obtaining lab specimens and documenting important information for the provider.
The coronavirus has been making headlines and causing widespread fear. The World Health Organization declared that the outbreak of a novel coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, China, is a “public health emergency of international concern,” and, the U.S. State Department issued a “do not travel” advisory for China., The CDC is advising travelers to avoid all nonessential travel to China. Boston’s Logan International Airport was included in the more than a dozen U.S. airports identified by the CDC as screening passengers from China for the virus. Read more here on Boston.com