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We're hoping you will make Manet part of your Giving Story this year!
Posted December 4, 2019
Please consider making a donation and letting us know why you support Manet. We'll share your giving story on our social media channels and website today and throughout the holiday season to inspire others to support the Manet Mission.
By supporting our mission to ensure quality, comprehensive health care for all, you are making a real difference in the lives of thousands of patients across the South Shore and Taunton/Attleboro area who call Manet their medical home and you are helping to make our communities healthier for everyone.
We are grateful for your support!
Will You Make Manet Part of Your Giving Story?
Stay tuned this giving season to hear why these patients and more receive their care at Manet and how your support is making a difference in their lives.
MaryAnn Dakkak, MD, (left) Family Medicine/Obstetrics, and Danielle
Charles Bell, MD, Manet NQ's Lead Provider, with Madyson, McKynzie and Ryleigh
Justin Yang, MD, Director, Urgent Care/Occupational Health, and Robert
P.S. - You can help us spread the spirit of giving by liking and sharing our social media posts and encouraging others to support Manet's mission. Thank you!
Health Center Advocacy
Posted December 2, 2019
Health Center Funding Cliff Update
On November 20, the president signed off on a bipartisan resolution from Congress to keep the federal government open until Friday, December 20. This spending bill also includes short-term funding for the Community Health Center Fund, the National Health Service Corps, and the Teaching Health Centers Graduate Medical Education programs, among others. We are still adamantly pushing for long-term funding and need your help!
Take Action Now by sending a message to your Congressional leaders using the simple form from the Health Center Advocacy Network—and don't forget to select Manet as your health center! Thank you for your support!
Meet our newest providers!
Posted October 18, 2019
Manet is pleased to welcome new providers to our Family Medicine team!
William O'Shea, ANP-C - Internal/Adult Medicine, Taunton
Iris Wong, FNP-BC - Family Medicine,
Kristen Spain, FNP - Family Medicine, Hull
William O'Shea, ANP-C
Internal/Adult Medicine, Taunton
William O'Shea, RN, MSN, AGNP-BC has joined the adult medicine team at Manet's Taunton site. If he looks familiar to you, it's no surprise. Bill has served as a registered nurse at Manet since 2016 and gained his clinical experience at the health center while working toward his Master of Science in Nursing, Adult-Gerontological Nurse Practitioner at the University of Massachusetts Boston. Bill is board-certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.
Bill chose to continue his career at Manet because of its unwavering commitment to underserved and diverse populations. “Working at Manet has afforded me the opportunity to affirm the dignity of all folks in our community on a daily basis by providing comprehensive, patient-centered primary care,” he says.
To make an appointment with Bill, call 508-822-5500 or sign in to the Manet Patient Portal.
Iris Wong, FNP-BC, Family Medicine,
The Family Medicine team at Manet's North Quincy site welcomes Iris Wong, FNP, to its ranks. With nearly 20 years of experience as a nurse practitioner, Iris provides primary care for patients of all ages, including routine exams, assessment of urgent care issues and management of chronic conditions. Iris has special interest in women's health and pediatrics.
Iris' professional experience includes working in a variety of clinical settings, including family medicine/primary care practices, emergency departments and a women's health clinic. She earned her Master of Science in Nursing at the MGH Institute of Health Professions and her undergraduate degree at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Iris speaks fluent Cantonese.
To make an appointment with Iris, call 617-376-3000 or sign in to the Manet Patient Portal.
Kristen Spain, FNP - Family Medicine, Hull
Kristen Spain, FNP, is now seeing patients of all ages at Manet's practice location in Hull.
Kristen is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She earned her Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner, as well as her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Regis College in Weston, MA. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology, Pre-Med from the University of Massachusetts, Boston. She is a member of hje Massachusetts Coalition of Nurse Practitioners.
She has extensive nursing experience serving patients in the community health center setting and enjoys caring for families.
To make an appointment with Kristen, call (781) 925-4550 or sign in to the
Manet Patient Portal.
Need Insurance Help?
Posted December 2, 2019
Open Enrollment is
Nov. 1, 2019 - Jan. 23, 2020
Now is the time to enroll in, make changes to or ask questions about your health insurance coverage through the Massachusetts Health Connector.
Manet's certified navigators can help you with your application and answer questions.
Call 617-376-3000 to make appointment or leave a message on the Navigation Hotline: 857-403-1557.
Flu Season is Coming!
Get your flu shot!
The best way to protect against flu and its potentially serious complications is with a flu shot. The CDC recommends that everyone 6 months of age and older get a seasonal flu vaccine each year by the end of October.
Manet Patients: Call your Manet site to schedule your flu shot appointment today or use the Manet Patient Portal to request an appointment online.
Fair Foods at Manet NQ
Every other Wednesday. Upcoming dates:
December 11, 2019, 2019
**Closed December 25, 2019**
January 8, 2020
January 22, 2020
Manet Community Health Center
110 West Squantum Street, North Quincy
Fair Foods comes to Manet every other week with an assortment of fruits, vegetables and other produce. A full bag is $2. Some $1 items available.
Creating Healthier South Shore
Manet has earned
Gold Seal of Approval™
Manet Community Health Center serves the broad preventive and primary care needs of the residents of the South Shore region through pediatrics,
family medicine, and internal medicine.
Founded in 1979, Manet has five practice sites
and a diverse staff who are committed to ensuring that our patients enjoy access
to all levels of the health care system. One of our priorities is providing
services for the medically underserved.
This health center is a Health Center Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254b, and deemed under the Federal Tort Claims Act.
No one will be denied access to services due to an inability to pay.
There are discounts available based on family size and income.
This health center is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Approximately $3,040,125 (16%) of funding for medical and behavioral health programs are federally funded. Non-federal support is approximately $15,464,393 (84%) of total annual support of $18,504,518. The contents of this website are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.
Make a Difference—Give Today!
At Manet Community Health Center, we believe that everyone has the right to accessible, high quality and compassionate health care close to home. By supporting our mission, you are not just making a difference in the lives of thousands of patients in Quincy, Hull and Taunton and surrounding communities who call Manet their medical home; you are making a difference in our community. Please consider giving your support today!
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Here When You Need Us!
Our North Quincy, Hull and Taunton sites are open Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. All Manet sites offer evening hours. Call 617-376-3000 for an appointment or schedule a visit via the Manet Patient Portal.
No one will be denied access to services at Manet Community Health Center due to inability to pay. Here is our Credit and Collection policy and our sliding fee schedule.