Healthy Communities News: How Healthy Food is Healing Massachusetts
Good nutrition can stave off chronic illness and help those who are ill heal more quickly. That’s the lesson Community Servings in Boston has been preaching for more than three decades. What started as a program to feed a small group of AIDS patients has turned into a community hub that provides thousands of medically tailored meals each week – and so much more. From providing job training and placement services to supporting local farmers, this group has found a myriad of ways to help heal their community. And during the pandemic, as the needs of the community increased, Community Servings stepped up, with the help of CVS Health, to expand their services by 50%. Each month, we’ll bring you an inside view of a different community-based health initiative — an honest look at the challenges communities face and the outstanding solutions they’ve found to address them. Watch more here https://cvs.co/3fqSIC8.