LCH hires Ronan W. Gannon as new CEO

Ronan Gannon KENNETT SQUARE — LCH Health and Community Services is pleased to announce that Ronan W. Gannon will be its new Chief Executive Officer starting next month.  “We are thrilled to have Ronan lead the LCH team,” said Pia McCann, LCH Board Chair.  “Ronan’s passion and expertise in health equity, and his genuineness and kindness are exactly what LCH needs to continue to be the leading...

LCH Health Services moves to new Oxford location

OXFORD — LCH Health and Community Services (formerly known as La Comunidad Hispana) moved into its new downtown Oxford location last week.  Having joined the greater Oxford community back in 2016, the growing community health center was ready for a more spacious and accessible location for their patients.  The new location is at 14 South 3rd Street Oxford, PA 19363 (the former Sewer Authority building,...

LCH formally changes its name

KENNETT SQUARE — LCH, previously known as La Comunidad Hispana, has undergone many changes since its founding in 1973.  Starting as a social services agency for immigrants new to the area, LCH has expanded and grown to meet the needs of over 8,000 community members annually through its integrated health centers, dental center, pediatrics office, women’s health care center, behavioral health services,...

ESCALERA supports Avondale High School youth

ESCALERA Students prepare for STEM night during their afterschool session in Avon Grove High School. WEST GROVE — ESCALERA, a national program from UnidosUS, is currently serving about 1,000 students in 21 sites nationwide.  The career readiness program focuses on opening eyes and doorways for underrepresented youth that may not have a family history or experience in pursuing higher education. ...

LCH partners with BWCAA to address health disaprities

COATESVILLE — La Comunidad Hispana (LCH) partnered with Black Women of Chester County in Action (BWCCA) at the latter’s first Aya Café and Wellness Fair on June 29, held at the Chester County OIC in Coatesville.  This event included health information, blood pressure and other vital signs checks from LCH volunteer nurses, breakfast, lunch, and a one-mile community walk.  The purpose of the event...