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TORRINGTON — The Arc of Litchfield County (LARC) will host a free webinar on helping children with autism spectrum disorder learn to try new foods from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 28 via GoTo Meeting.

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TORRINGTON — Jessica Stewart and Cath Pezze formed a friendship during radiation treatments at the CHH Cancer Center and, because of their shared personal experiences, decided to reach out to their community connections and rally local businesses and individuals to donate items to fill Loved…

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ROXBURY — The Minor Memorial Library will host four scientists for a series of four  lectures to explain the underlying science in producing antibodies, therapies and vaccines to thwart the Covid-19 pandemic, to be given at 7 p.m. Wednesdays, April 28, May 5, 12 and 19 via Zoom.

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WATERBURY — St. Mary’s Hospital announces that its Wound Care Center has been recognized as a Center of Distinction, awarded by Healogics, the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services. The center achieved outstanding clinical outcomes for twelve consecutive months, including…

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HARTFORD — Gov. Ned Lamont and Consumer Protection Commissioner Michelle Seagull have announced that the state Department of Consumer Protection’s Drug Control Division has received $1.3 million in funding through the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to provide free access …

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HARTFORD — The Department of Public Health has entered into a Memorandum of Agreement with Access Health CT, a quasi-public state agency, to increase vaccine access in communities high on the social vulnerability index. This partnership will utilize and expand on Access Health CT’s existing …

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HARTFORD — In alignment with President Joe Biden’s plan to respond to Covid-19, FEMA Region 1 has worked closely with the state of Connecticut and local municipalities to utilize a mobile vaccination unit to support jurisdictions in providing Covid-19 vaccinations to all those who want one.

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SOUTHBURY — Safe Haven of Greater Waterbury offers emergency shelter for battered women and their children, individual and group counseling, legal advocacy for civil and criminal matters, counseling and advocacy for children including art therapy, information and referral, outreach to the Hi…

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Watertown Rotarians Day Palmer (left), and Ilona Blouin volunteered at the registration and vaccination tables, entering patients’ information into the VAMS system, during the Watertown Covid-19 Vaccine Clinic held this past Saturday at the Town Hall. To enroll in VAMS (Vaccine Administratio…

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HARTFORD — The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention reports that in Connecticut suicide is the second leading cause of death among young people, ages 10 to 34, and the fourth leading cause of death for those ages 35 to 54.

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AREA — Al-Anon family groups meet via Zoom and at person-to-pe AREA — Al-Anon family groups meet via Zoom and at person-to-person meetings.

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WATERBURY — The Western Connecticut Area Agency on Aging is currently offering an in-home version of the Live Well With Diabetes workshop for adults with diabetes or pre-diabetes without having to use technology beyond the telephone.

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HARTFORD — Gov. Ned Lamont has announced that state public health officials have confirmed that the Covid-19 variant B.1.1.7, commonly known as the U.K. variant, has been detected in four additional individuals in the state who recently tested positive for Covid-19.

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TORRINGTON — The Arc of Litchfield County has been awarded a grant from Thomaston Savings Bank Foundation to create a sensory garden behind the agency’s 314 Main Street offices in Torrington. The sensory garden will be an important part of LARC’s new Autism Resource Center as a place for pro…

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HARTFORD — Gov. Ned Lamont has announced his administration is partnering with Health Equity Solutions on an outreach program to ensure the state makes contact with as many people as possible with information about the Covid-19 vaccine, particularly among communities that have historically b…

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WATERTOWN — Covid-19 drive-through testing will be available from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 13 and March 20 at Watertown High School, 324 French St.

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AREA — The Connecticut Psoriasis Network has been developed for people who share a common challenge of living with psoriasis.

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TORRINGTON — Charlotte Hungerford Hospital has updated its visitor policy and is welcoming visitors with expanded hours effective to its main campus at 540 Litchfield St., both on the inpatient floors, ICU and Emergency Department and the Hartford HealthCare HealthCenter Emergency Department…

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WATERBURY — The Western Connecticut Area Agency on Aging offers an in-home version of the popular Live Well With Diabetes workshop for adults with diabetes or pre-diabetes in the comfort of their home without having to use technology beyond the telephone.

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HARTFORD — Gov. Ned Lamont has announced that the state will continue with an age-based approach to expanding eligibility to the vaccine, explaining that other previously considered scenarios proved overly complex and confusing, would potentially exacerbate inequities in vaccine distribution…

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WATERTOWN — The town of Watertown will host a Covid-19 vaccination clinic from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, February 27 at Watertown Town Hall at 61 Echo Lake Rd.

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TORRINGTON — The Hartford HealthCare and Charlotte Hungerford Hospital Covid-19 Drive-Through Testing Site at 211 High St. in Torrington will be adjusting its hours of operation to Monday through Saturdays, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. with 8 to 10 a.m. as specific times for patients needing pre-su…

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TORRINGTON — Charlotte Hungerford Hospital will sponsor a webinar entitled Get the Facts on Nasal and Sinus Disorders presented by CHH Ear, Nose and Throat Specialist, Ari Namon, M.D.

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HARTFORD — In a continued effort to meet public health needs relating to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, Gov. Ned Lamont, the Mohegan Tribe and Yale New Haven Health System have announced plans to open a large-scale community vaccination site at Mohegan Sun.

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WATERTOWN — Covid-19 drive-through testing will be available from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, February 20 at Watertown High School, 324 French St.