WATERBURY — Due to Covid-19, Trinity Health of New England was to implement updated visitation guidelines at each of its member hospitals starting Monday, January 3.
WATERTOWN – The Town of Watertown has received a limited number of at-home rapid Covid-19 testing kits and N95 masks from the State of Connecticut. The testing kits are intended to be used by those that have symptoms or have had an exposure that is 3 – 5 days old. A drive-through distributio…
WATERBURY — The Western Connecticut Area Agency on Aging is offering a free, six-week 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.
OXFORD — St. Thomas the Apostle Church will host a Care for the Caregivers monthly support group meeting from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Sunday, February 6 at the parish center, 733 Oxford Rd.
SOUTHBURY — NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, will conduct a family support meeting from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday January 11, at The Watermark at East Hill, 611 East Hill Rd.
WATERBURY — A free, one-hour, six-week Live Well with Chronic Pain telephone workshop for adults will start at 4 p.m. Tuesday, January 18.
LITCHFIELD — The Women’s Forum of Litchfield will host Jennifer Grant, MSW, LCSW, director of Wellness Center Programs at the Connecticut Junior Republic, to speak on Mental Health in Connecticut.
WATERBURY — The Western Connecticut Area Agency on Aging will offer a six-week phone workshop in Spanish for adults with type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes beginning at 4 p.m. Wednesday, January 12.
WATERBURY — The Western Connecticut Area Agency on Aging will sponsor a free, telephone based six week Live Well with Chronic Pain workshop for adults starting at 10 a.m. Tuesday, January 11.
HARTFORD — As a result of the prevalence of Covid-19 within local communities, Trinity Health of New England has implemented updated visitation guidelines at each of its member hospitals, St. Francis Hospital and Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital in Hartford; St. Mary’s Hospital in Waterbu…
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HARTFORD — Governor Ned Lamont has announced that more than 80% of public school districts in Connecticut are opting to participate in the state’s Covid-19 Screen and Stay initiative, according to the results of a survey recently conducted by the state Department of Education.
WATERBURY — The Waterbury Medical Association has made significant donations to both St. Vincent DePaul and Greater Waterbury Interfaith Ministries to purchase nourishing food for those who would otherwise have difficulty obtaining it.
LITCHFIELD — The White Memorial Conservation Center will offer the program, Dark of Winter Yoga with Judith Ehrman-Shapiro, at 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays through March 9 via Zoom in the A.B.Ceder Room at 80 Whitehall Rd.
LITCHFIELD — The White Memorial Conservation Center will offer the program, Dark of Winter Yoga with Judith Ehrman-Shapiro, at 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays from December 8 to March 9 via Zoom in the A.B.Ceder Room at 80 Whitehall Rd.
HARTFORD — The Virtual Memory Café class will be facilitated by a dementia specialist from Hartford HealthCare Center for Healthy Aging from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on the first Monday of the month beginning January 3, 2022 holidays.
OXFORD — Care for the Caregivers Support Group Meeting will run from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Sunday, December 5, at St. Thomas the Apostle Church Parish Center, 733 Oxford Rd.
DERBY — The Center for Cancer Care at Griffin Hospital will offer free one-on-one phone calls with specialists in its Low Dose CT Lung Cancer screening program on Wednesday, November 17.
HARTFORD — Gov. Ned Lamont has announced the rollout of the Screen and Stay initiative for Connecticut schools that choose to participate.
LITCHFIELD — A retreat for women in AA and Al-Anon, “Beginning Again – Everyday” will be given at Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center from Friday, November 19 to Sunday, November 21. Shane Phelan, CMA will present the weekend program.
OXFORD — An in-person Caregiver’s Support Group monthly group meeting is scheduled from 2:30 to 4 p.m. the first Sunday of each month at St. Thomas the Apostle Church Parish Center at 733 Oxford Rd.
Waterbury Health has promoted Justin Lundbye, Md.D., to CEO effective Tuesday, November 2. Dr. Lundbye has served as a healthcare leader in various roles, including senior vice president and chief medical officer. “I am honored to lead an organization that I’m proud to say has grown consiste…
WATERBURY — Quilts That Care, Inc., a nonprofit organization that makes quilts for cancer patients at 16 Connecticut facilities, will meet from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, November 8, 15 and 29 at Quilts that Care, 130 Scott Rd.; from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Novenber 17 at the Litchfield Communit…
TORRINGTON — Charlotte Hungerford Hospital will host Endocrinologist Dr. Egils Bogdanovics of CHH Diabetes and Endocrinology for a free live virtual, interactive class, “What’s New in Diabetes?” from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 10.
WATERBURY — The Western Connecticut Area Agency on Aging will offer a free, six-week Live Well With Diabetes workshop in Spanish for adults with type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes, presenting the information to participants in the comfort of their home by telephone.
TORRINGTON — The Western Connecticut Area Agency on Aging and its partner, Charlotte Hungerford Hospital, will offer a telephone meeting from 11 a.m. to noon Wednesdays, November 3 to December 8.
TORRINGTON — Charlotte Hungerford Hospital has reopened to its main entrance after completing an extensive two month improvement and renovation project as its 105th year of operation begins.
WATERBURY — The Western Connecticut Area Agency on Aging is offering a free, six-week Live Well with Diabetes workshop in Spanish for adults with type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes, from the comfort of their home without having to use technology beyond the telephone.
WATERBURY — Adults with ongoing health conditions such as arthritis, high blood pressure, heart disease or any other chronic issues can learn better ways to manage recurring challenges such as pain, fatigue, difficult emotions, anxiety and stress during an in-home version of the popular Live…
WOODBURY — The Women’s Rotary Network of Empowering Women will hold a march to bring awareness to the epidemic of abuse in local communities from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, October 17, at Woodbury’s Hollow Park under the pavilion.
TORRINGTON — Hartford HealthCare and Charlotte Hungerford Hospital has relocated its current hospital-based vaccine clinic to Coe Park Civic Center, 101 Litchfield St.
LITCHFIELD — Bringing the Divine Into Healing Body, Mind and Spirit will be presented from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, October 9, at Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center, 229 E Litchfield Rd.
WATERBURY — A patient who received treatment using Waterbury Hospital’s newest surgical robot named the robot TriXi Grace, which refers to the robot’s technical abilities and the name of the maker.
SOUTHBURY — The Western Connecticut Area Agency on Aging and the Pomperaug District Department of Health will host a six week Live Well With Chronic Pain telephone workshop from 1 to 2 p.m. on Tuesdays starting Tuesday, October 5.
OXFORD — OASIS, Oxford Addictive Substances Information Services, will host a vigil to encourage those struggling with substance abuse issues and those in recovery and honor loved ones who have lost their lives at 6 p.m. on Sunday, October 6 at Center Rock Green at Quarry Walk, 300 Oxford Rd.
TORRINGTON — The Charlotte Hungerford Hospital updated its visitor policy with an effective date of Monday, September 20 at its Torrington campus, 540 Litchfield St.
DERBY — The Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center’s cardiovascular laboratory at Griffin Hospital is looking for volunteers to take part in a study to test how well a phototherapy product can improve health.
WATERBURY — Quilts That Care, Inc., based in Waterbury and meeting at the Litchfield Community Center, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that makes and donates quilts to cancer patients.
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.
TORRINGTON — Charlotte Hungerford Hospital and the Western Connecticut Area Agency on Aging will host a phone-in workshop for chronic conditions from 10 to 11 a.m. starting Wednesday, October 6.
Ayer Neuroscience Institute staff members (back row, left), Mayerlline Arias, Samantha Cerruto, Rosa Pagano and (front), Heather Thomas completed requirements for Seizure Recognition and First Aid Certification which is awarded by the Epilepsy Foundation. First responders and medical profess…
WATERBURY — The American Heart Association awarded Waterbury Hospital with its GoldPlus Get With The Guidelines Stroke Quality Achievement Award and Mission Lifeline STEMI Receiving Center Gold Achievement Award.
The Red Cross, in conjunction with the town of Watertown, held a blood drive on Wednesday, September 8, at the Town Council Chambers in Watertown. The blood drive was in honor of Louis Razza, a former Watertown detective and current Town Council member, who recently was diagnosed with leukem…