Good News Recap: May 2020
LCH Behavioral Health Services Expand
We are thrilled to announce that our behavioral health team is now providing three levels of care, both in the office and via Telehealth :

  • Integrated Behavioral Health
  • Outpatient Therapy
  • Psychiatric Medication Management

Watch this video to learn about the differences between the types of behavioral health care at LCH. Read our recent press release.
The Behavioral Health Team
May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Meet the amazing behavioral health team at LCH and learn more about our services.
  • Abner Santiago, LPC, Behavioral Health Manager
  • Daisy Lara, DNP CRNP FNP-BC PMHNP-BC, Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Certified Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Anna Roosevelt, LCSW, Behavioral Health Consultant
  • Courtney Erroa, LCSW, Behavioral Health Consultant
  • Meredith Sullivan, CADC, Behavioral Health Consultant
  • Marykate McShane, MSW, Behavioral Health Consultant
Mission Moments
Determined to Learn
Meet Ben, a student in our GED classes. Despite the limitations during the pandemic, he is continuing to take classes with us remotely. Just two more exams left for his diploma! Read his story.
Good News
Mushroom Farm COVID-19 Testing
In partnership with the United Way of Southern Chester County, the Chester County Health Department, United Way of Chester County, and the American Mushroom Institute, LCH is providing on-site COVID-19 testing and health education to local farms at no cost. Hear Mariana explain the program in this brief video . Spaces are available for new sites. Farms interested in having LCH come to test their employees for COVID-19 should contact Amanda (610) 444-7550 X2006.
Telehealth at LCH
Visits with an LCH provider using Telehealth technology are now available at LCH for  primary care pediatrics women's health behavioral health , and  dental. We are thrilled that we can connect with our members, including new patients, during the pandemic and beyond. Watch an overview about LCH Telehealth in  English  or  Spanish  .
COVID-19 Community Support
LCH received support from the Philadelphia Foundation’s PHL COVID-19 Fund. This support, along with the donations we received from the #GivingTuesdayNow campaign, will provide essential protective equipment, additional staff, and technology for Telehealth services. Your contributions are helping to keep our doors open and available to all during the pandemic. Thank you!
Kennett Square Medical Unit Expands
In responding to community need, our testing hours have expanded to five days per week. We continue to see patients with upper respiratory and flu-like symptoms in our outdoor Medical Unit in Kennett Square .

Testing continues to be an option for our patients based on the recommendation of their LCH provider.

For the greater public interested in COVID-19 testing, the recommendation from the health department is still to first reach out to your primary care provider on next steps. Don’t have a PCP? We can help you establish care at LCH as a new patient.

Keep an eye out for public walk-in testing opportunities through the Chester County Health Department's Facebook page .
Innovation Grant with Telemundo
Telemundo recently awarded LCH a Project Innovation grant for our workforce development and education programs. We are so excited to continue expand our ability to support community members with resources to grow in their careers and in their lives.
Wings Workshop with Escalera
LCH Escalera Students participated in a Wings for Success workshop on job interview preparation. What a great way for our high school students to continue to explore and prepare for their future. Learn more about the national Escalera program from UnidosUS.
COVID-19 Education
Community Education Videos
The LCH outreach team has been busy building a series of bilingual community education videos with important health information and community guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic. Visit our  YouTube page  for our latest content. Have a topic that you would like to covered? Contact Laura.
COVID-19 Family Bingo
This  fun take on La Lotería is a great way to talk with your children about the pandemic thanks to the National Alliance for Hispanic Health . Click to download playing cards and directions in English and in Spanish.
Domestic Violence
During quarantine, home is not always the safest place to be. Domestic violence comes in many forms. Watch this video in English or Spanish to learn some of the common misconceptions about domestic violence, and how to get help from DVCCC and LCH.
Community Corner
CCHD Resources and Tips
Follow the Chester County Health Department's Facebook page and website for important updates on the progress of COVID-19, and health tips for you and your family.
Local Resources through SCCON
SCCON ( Southern Chester County Opportunity Network) has a great list of current resources for the community, including food distributions through the local school districts. Click here to view their COVID-19 resource page. Follow them on Facebook  for updates.
Local Supply Drive with Garage
Household items are needed! Help fellow neighbors get the supplies they need like toilet paper, soap, cleaning wipes, laundry detergent, feminine hygiene products, and diapers and wipes. Drop off your donations to the Garage Youth Center on Mondays 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. or Thursdays 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Furloughed? Support is Available
Job loss has affected so many in the community. The LCH Social Assistance Team can help with accessing health care, applying for health insurance and unemployment, and exploring other job opportunities. Download our printable flyer.
Census Reminder
As of May 11, representatives from the Census Bureau will be delivering Census Questionnaires to homes that do not receive mail, even if they use a PO Box. If you receive the questionnaire, you may fill it out, complete it online, or via phone. Remember, Census Representatives will have identification and will never ask to enter your home. Watch our bilingual census overview.
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