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Backus Joins In Heart Walk 2012 at Rocky Neck State Park

A team of hearty walkers from Backus joined groups from throughout the region for the annual Heart Walk at Rocky Neck State Park in Niantic Sunday morning. The event, which supports the American Heart Association, raises money to help in the fight against heart disease and stroke. Thanks to all of the Backus staff, Backus volunteers and their families and friends for taking part in this event.

Backus Hosts Fourth Annual Multicultural Health Fair

The tastes of native dishes and sounds of ethnic music were evident Thursday as the Backus Hospital conference rooms were transformed into a meeting of countries at the fourth annual Multicultural Health Fair.

Backus to sponsor smoking cessation program

NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital will offer the American Lung Association’s “Freedom From Smoking” program focusing on group support and behavior modification beginning August 21.

Weight loss program begins Aug. 23

The next Backus Weight Loss and Wellness Program will be Aug. 23–Dec. 20. The 18-week program includes meetings each Thursday (excluding Thanksgiving week) from 5-6 p.m. at the Backus Outpatient Care Center off Interstate 395 in Norwich. The comprehensive program includes education and support from registered dietitia

Backus Auxiliary to Host Mini Golf Tournament

BOZRAH – The William W. Backus Hospital Auxiliary will host its ninth annual mini golf tournament on Saturday, September 22, at Knolls and Holes Course at Odetah Camping Resort.

Backus conducting health survey

NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital will begin a phone survey July 23, part of its next Community Health Needs Assessment that includes focus groups and interviews with community leaders.

Backus to host Laura Beth Seder Memorial Golf Tournament

NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital Office of Philanthropy and Development will host the Laura Beth Seder Memorial Golf Tournament on Friday, Oct. 5, at the Mohegan Sun Country Club at Pautipaug, a private 18-hole championship golf course in Baltic.

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.

Program helps cancer survivors

NORWICH –The Backus Cancer Center has launched a cancer survivorship program for patients and their loved ones. Cancer survivors can learn...

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Plainfield Backus Emergency Care Center

On Tuesday, June 26, the Backus Health System welcomed more than 375 guests to its ribbon cutting ceremony and barbecue...