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Backus to offer free prostate cancer screenings

(Norwich, Conn.) – The William W. Backus Hospital will host a free prostate cancer screening clinic on Saturday, Nov. 9,...

New lab opens in Norwichtown

Backus’ new lab drawing station did a booming business during its first week in operation. “We had a huge turnout on Monday, more than we anticipated,” saidTimothy Shizume, DC, MT (ASCP), Director, Laboratory Services

Backus collection lab moving to new Norwichtown home

NORWICH – To enhance convenience for patients, Backus Hospital will move the lab drawing station on the hospital’s ground floor at 326 Washington Street in Norwich to a newly constructed facility next to United Community and Family Services at 55 Town Street in Norwichtown.

Backus and partners offer sports physicals and dental screenings

NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital is partnering with United Community & Family Services and the Uncas Health District to offer sports physicals and dental screenings in Greeneville.

Backus Home Health Care, Atria Crossroads Place to offer health fair and picnic

NORWICH – Backus Home Health Care is partnering with Atria Crossroads Place to present a Health Fair and Picnic on Tuesday, June 19 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Atria Crossroads Place, One Beechwood Drive in Waterford.

Backus to host cancer screening

NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital will host oral, head and neck cancer screenings on Thursday, April 26 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in the hospital’s main lobby conference rooms.

Backus, Generations team up to bring mobile health center to Colchester

Backus Hospital and Generations Family Health Center of Norwich are partnering to bring walk-in primary care services to Colchester and its surrounding communities starting March 1.

Survivors in Fashion shine in the spotlight

A nearly packed Fox Theater experienced a message of hope and inspiration at the 2011 Survivors in Fashion Extravaganza Thursday night at Foxwoods Resort Casino. Nineteen stunning models — all breast cancer survivors — took the stage as a fundraiser for the Backus Hospital Breast Cancer Survivors Fund.

Backus to offer free prostate cancer screening

NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital will offer free prostate cancer screenings on Saturday, Oct. 15 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the hospital’s Ambulatory Medical Care Center, which is off the main lobby.