Our Services

Community Outreach Programs

The William W. Backus Hospital 2012

Smoking Cessation Programs:

Eight session programs offered on:

  • January 10
  • March 6
  • May 1
  • June 26
  • August 21
  • October 16

The smoking cessation program is ongoing. Every nine weeks a new session starts. To sign up, call Ginny James at 860-889-8331, ext. 6381.

Breast Navigator Program

  • April 25: Pink Fair at Backus
  • June 23: Relay for Life-Plainfield
  • September 20: Sound Hearts, Sound Minds  (approx 50 people)
  • October 2: Electric Boat Women’s Health Fair (approx 266 people)
  • October 5: First Friday
  • October 6 Cancer Survivor’s Day Picnic
  • October 19 Southeast Mental Health Fair (approx 19 people)
  • October 22  and 24: Employee Benefit Fair- Educating our own at Backus
  • November 7 Conn College Health Fair (approx 50-75 people)

Prostate Screening

October 20: 57 participated with 2 referrals made for further workup.  (Dr. Friedman and Dr. McCullough)

Skin Screening

April 25 PinkFair- 33 participants and one referral (Dr. Rogers)

Head and Neck Screening

April 26 – 165 participants and 36 advised to have additional follow-up (Dr. Tom Lesnik, Dr. Greg Lesnik, Dr. Seven Green and several local dentists and oral surgeons volunteered their services)