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Backus hosts Asthma program in Baltic

May 31, 2013

NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital will host a “Managing Your Asthma” program on Tuesday, June 4, from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Sprague Community Center on West Main Street in Baltic.

Setu Vora, MD, a pulmonologist on the Backus Medical Staff, will discuss the signs and symptoms of asthma, and how it can be treated.  Dr. Vora will also be available to answer audience questions about asthma.  A Backus registered respiratory therapist will administer asthma control tests.

The event is free and open to the community.  To register, call (860) 889-8331, ext. 6381.

This event is part of a long-term initiative aimed at improving overall health in the community by offering a comprehensive schedule of health screenings, educational programs, primary care access, support services and more.

For more information about the Healthy Community program, contact Community Health Nurses Alice Facente at (860) 425-8739 or Lisa Cook at (860) 425-8745.