About Us

Community Outreach

The William W. Backus Hospital’s Community Services Department provides community health education and access to care in 22 towns in New London and Windham counties

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In fiscal year 2009, Backus Hospital’s Community Benefit totaled $60,034,045 reaching 190,198 individuals in a variety of programs that included community health improvement services, subsidized health services, research, contributions, health professionals education, community building activities and community benefit operations Community Benefits

Of that $60 million, more than $3,341,392 was in no-cost or subsidized care to thousands of patients, part of our role as a not-for-profit institution.

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