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LCHC gets more grant money for tests; caregivers given ‘crisis pay’

LCHC Nurse Practitioner Julie Chan makes a young patient laugh to put him at ease before administering a COVID-19 test at LCHC’s testing facility on Buffum Street in Lynn. (Spenser R. Hasak)
LYNN — Lynn Community Health Center has received a $715,000 federal boost for its coronavirus testing capacity, and the facility’s healthcare employees will also receive some financial relief through union-negotiated temporary wage increases.  Distributed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the  federal grant was awarded through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and…

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