WATERBURY — The Western Connecticut Area Agency on Aging is offering an in-home version of the popular Live Well with Diabetes workshop for adults with type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes in the comfort of their home without having to use technology beyond the telephone. Read more
WOODBURY — Flanders Nature Center and Land Trust will offers its Field and Forest 5K Trail Run at 6 p.m. Friday, June 4, at the Flanders Van Vleck Farm and Nature Sanctuary, 5 Church Hill Rd.
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.
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…
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.
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…
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 …
TORRINGTON — Hartford HealthCare has announced new hours of operation for its Torrington based Covid-19 testing location effective beginning Monday, April 12.
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 …
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.
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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LITCHFIELD — White Memorial Conservation Center will host Contemplative Yoga, previously Yoga in The Garden, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Tuesdays.
WATERBURY — St. Mary’s Hospital has received a $50,000 gift from the American Savings Foundation toward the hospital’s Together Effect Campaign.
WATERTOWN — The Watertown Lions Club was recently contacted by a local resident requesting information and assistance in procuring a Eschenbach Smartlux Digital Portable Video Magnifier.
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…
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.
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.
HAWLEYVILLE — The Lions Low Vision Centers have recently received a $1,500 grant from Thomaston Savings Bank Foundation, a longtime supporter of this nonprofit service.
TORRINGTON — Charlotte Hungerford Hospital marked the one year anniversary of receiving its first Covid-19 positive patient with a special observance and moment of silence at its main campus Monday, March 22.
HARTFORD — Gov. Ned Lamont is accelerating Connecticut’s age-based rollout of the Covid-19 vaccine to proceed on a quicker schedule than was originally anticipated when it was announced last month.
HARTFORD — Gov. Ned Lamont has signed an executive order modifying certain state laws in order to allow expanded access to telehealth services to continue in Connecticut during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
TORRINGTON — The Hartford HealthCare Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic has begun holding several vaccination clinics in addition to their normally scheduled appointment hours specifically for local educators in the northwest corner.
WATERBURY — Due to the improved Covid-19 statistics throughout Connecticut, St. Mary’s Hospital, a member of Trinity Health Of New England, has updated its visitation policy.
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.
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…
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…
WATERBURY — St. Mary’s Hospital in Waterbury will pilot ways to better identify and address patients’ needs with a grant from the Connecticut Health Foundation. Much of what influences health happens outside the medical care system, but issues such as whether a patient has enough to eat, a s…
HARTFORD — Gov. Ned Lamont announced that in the coming days he plans to revise some requirements that were implemented in Connecticut at the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, particularly when it comes to those relating to capacity levels and travel restrictions.
TORRINGTON — The Hartford HealthCare Ayer Neuroscience Institute will present a webinar entitled “Understanding Migraine Prevention and Treatment” by neurologist Hugh Cahill, M.D.
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…
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.
HARTFORD — Starting on Monday, March 1, Connecticut residents aged 55 and over became eligible to schedule and receive their Covid-19 vaccination through one of more than 130 sites throughout the state.
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…
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…
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.
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.
HARTFORD – Gov. Ned Lamont and state public health officials have announced that the B.1.351 variant of the Covid-19 virus, the so-called “South African” variant, has been detected in a Connecticut patient who is currently hospitalized out of state with the virus.
TORRINGTON — Charlotte Hungerford Hospital has updated its visitor policy which continues to be affected by the evolving Covid-19 pandemic.
HARTFORD — Gov. Ned Lamont reported his administration will be delivering an additional $40 million to Connecticut’s acute care hospitals to support their ongoing work responding to the Covid-19 pandemic.