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Backus Hospital offers asthma education classes

November 12, 2012

NORWICH – Backus Hospital will host a series of four asthma education classes on Mondays Jan. 7, 14, 21 and 28, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Backus Outpatient Care Center, 111 Salem Turnpike in Norwich.

Ray Tarvin, Registered Respiratory Therapist and Certified Asthma Educator in the Backus Respiratory Therapy Department, teaches the group.

There is a $25 fee for the course, which will be fully refunded if all four sessions are attended.  To register or for more information, call (860) 889-8331, ext. 2661.

This course will teach participants management skills to keep their asthma under control, have fewer symptoms and gain a better quality of life.