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NORWICH – Learning how to stay safe can be fun at The William W. Backus Hospital’s annual Safety Camp on Saturday, May 19, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parking lot outside the Backus Medical Office Building.
NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital will host a patient safety fair on Tuesday, March 6 from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. in honor of National Patient Safety Awareness Week March 4-10.
We've all seen the deadly impact of carbon monoxide poisoning in the news recently. Fred Potter, Coordinator of Emergency Medical Services at Backus Hospital, has unfortunately seen the devastation firsthand.
Choosing candy that won’t add to the waistline can be difficult, especially at Halloween. With so many treats available at this time of year, navigating the candy aisle sometimes gets confusing. Backus Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator, Sarah Hospod tells us to consider candy choices for both ourselves and for children.
NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital will host a series of Doctor Dad workshops on consecutive Tuesdays, Jan.10, 17, 24 and 31 from 6-8 p.m. in the hospital’s E-260 conference room.
NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital will host its third annual Multicultural Health Fair on Thursday, September 29, from 3 to 7 p.m. in the hospital’s main entrance conference rooms.
Backus Hospital was proud to be one of the sponsors of Family Day in Mohegan Park Sunday, September 18. This was a very successful event that brought more than 1000 visitors to view the many exhibits set up by public and private agencies serving families in this region. Several junior nursing students from UCONN were on hand to help out with the Backus exhibit which offered advice on how to stop smoking, how to wash hands thoroughly and also the need to wear a bicycle helmet. One of the highlights of the event was a huge Cha-Cha-Slide dance routine with a hundred dancers including Backus' Traumaroo and the Crash Test Dummies.
Backus Hospital continues to work with its community partners to provide solutions to one of the region’s biggest health problems – obesity.
NORWICH – Learning how to stay safe can be fun at The William W. Backus Hospital’s annual Safety Camp on Saturday, June 18, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parking lot outside the Backus Medical Office Building.