Non-Profit Eastern Medicine Responds! Inc. Continues to Provide Care to South Shore Health System’s Nurses and First Responders throughout COVID19

The non-profit Eastern Medicine Responds! is continuing to provide care to South Shore Health System’s nurses and first responders throughout COVID 19.

Gina Girouard Lic.Ac. of New England Wellness Solutions (, created the non-profit in direct response to COVID19 and the stressors put upon Western medicine colleagues at South Shore Health. The non-profit Eastern Medicine Responds! Inc established a satellite clinic in May of 2020 2/10 mile from South Shore Health and donated 216 clinic hours to the hospital workers in the height of the pandemic.They have evolved into a clinic 100% dedicated to the health and wellbeing of the South Shore Health team during COVID19, offering a space for holistic healing from pain and stress. The CDC acknowledges, that hospital workers… “Providing care to others during the COVID-19 pandemic can lead to stress, anxiety, fear, and other strong emotions. During this pandemic, it is critical that (healthcare personal and first responders) recognize what stress looks like, take steps to build your resilience and cope with stress, and know where to go if you need help.” ( The nurses and first responders from South Shore Health receive safe, clinically effective, non-opioid pain relief at Eastern Medicine Responds!

Gina Girouard Lic.Ac. is a Massachusetts Board of Medicine (BORIM) licensed Acupuncture Therapist.  Her past clinical experience includes providing a full range of care to patients at the MCPHS University Health Center Worcester MA, supporting independent living for adults over 55 with chronic health issues at PACE Health Center Lynn MA and educating patients on the diverse range of health benefits of Eastern Medicine in the Family Medicine Department of UMass Memorial Hospital Worcester MA. She is also the recipient of several service and leadership awards from MCPHS University. Her specialties include pain management and women’s health. Her sub-specialties include acute and chronic pain, dental pain and anxiety, insomnia, respiratory health and pre,peri and post menopause.

“We applaud Gina for seeing a real need in our medical community and creating an outlet for the front line workers who are the heroes in our fight against COVID 19,” said Jimmy Chung Duong, founder of New England Wellness Solutions. “The need to provide real relief for our health care providers continues and we support Gina and Eastern Medicine Responds!

About New England Wellness Solutions

New England Wellness Solutions is an integrative family practice of dedicated, experienced clinicians who work with their patients with a goal of maintaining and improving their health. Since 2010 New England Wellness Solutions has worked to deliver the highest quality care in health and wellness. They work in partnership with patients by carefully tailoring treatment to the individual to achieve the best state of health possible. They pride themselves on their genuine approach to their patients’ overall well-being combined with their principles of compassion, commitment, and community. They offer acupuncture therapy and cupping therapy where they treat a variety of conditions such as pain management, women’s health, men’s health, chronic complaints, and much more. New England Wellness Solutions was recently selected as a 2018 recipient of the “40 under 40” by Cape & Plymouth Business, and also “The Best of Acupuncture” by Marketing Surveys of America. New England Wellness Solutions has also earned the 5 Star rating on Google, Facebook, and Yelp. Today, New England Wellness Solutions has two locations to provide exceptional care for patients at 90 Rockland Street Hanover, MA and at the Weymouth Club, 75 Finnell Drive in Weymouth, MA. For more information please call (Hanover) 781-829-9355, (Weymouth) 781-337-3020, or visit