News & Events

May 2013

Backus hosts Asthma program in Baltic

NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital will host a “Managing Your Asthma” program on Tuesday, June 4, from 6-7:30...

Trauma program teaches teens to ‘Be Aware”

With prom season in full swing, a group of local teens were given a large dose of reality last week...

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Vol. 42, No. 22

Memorial event supports Backus Cancer Fund

Last July, our community lost a beloved friend and business owner — John Bellavance of Moosup. For the last year...

Motorcycle Safety

Every year the weather warms and there are more motorcycles on the road. Unfortunately, the Backus Trauma Center also sees...

Backus Auxiliary awarded 10K in scholarships

NORWICH – The Backus Hospital Auxiliary awarded $10,000 in scholarships to local students pursuing careers in health care at its...

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Vol 42, No. 21

Rowing Fitness

Fitness enthusiasts often face the challenge of balancing sufficient workout time with work and family obligations.  One potential option is...

Backus Safety Camp 2013

There were plenty of emergency vehicles including the LIFE STAR helicopter in the Backus parking lot Saturday, May 18, but...

Employees honored at 2013 Employee Recognition Dinner

Backus employees celebrating milestone anniversaries were honored during the 56th Annual Employee Recognition Dinner that took place Thursday evening at the Grand Pequot Hotel Ballroom at Foxwoods. Staff celebrating anniversaries from five to 40 years represent a combined total of more than 3400 years of service. Here are a few photos from the evening's festivities.