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Now more than ever, you need a Medicare plan with the right coverage to keep you healthy. CarePartners of Connecticut is the state’s only Medicare Advantage plan created with local Hartford HealthCare doctors you know and trust*

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If a medical condition is life- or limb-threatening, or involves severe wounds or amputations, patients should go to the ER. If the medical condition is non-life-threatening, GoHealth Urgent Care offers experienced providers who are ready and waiting for you. Most Insurances Accepted. Same Day Appointments. Just Walk In. Open 7 Days A Week.

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Featured Videos

Windham Hospital & Backus Hospital Doctors' Day 2019

We have 4,000 great reasons to celebrate Doctors' Day. On National Doctors' Day, we're thanking the 4,000 doctors who practice throughout Hartford HealthCare. We offer our heartfelt thanks to the doctors who practice at Windham Hospital and Backus Hospital. windhamhospital.org backushospital.org

Opioid Reversal Drug in Hospitals

The state of Connecticut is making available to hospital emergency rooms an opioid reversal drug. Hartford HealthCare's Dr. William Horgan has details.

We've got the shoreline covered.

Hartford HealthCare is now taking care of Southeastern Connecticut.


How Much Back Pain Does it Take Before You Should See a Doctor?

By Dr. Mark Hornyak Neurosurgeon Backus Hospital Back and neck pain are common problems. In fact, back pain is the [...]

Women: Why You Should Make Your Health a Priority This Year

Did you know that women in the United States make 80 percent of the healthcare decisions for their families, but [...]

More Than 100 Patients Have Received New Monoclonal Antibody Therapy

Since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) in November for the investigational monoclonal antibody [...]

Where to Get A Vaccine, With an Appointment, if You’re 75-Plus

Hartford HealthCare, in partnership with state agencies, has begun vaccinating Connecticut residents 75 and older to protect our most vulnerable [...]

How to Make That New Year’s Exercise Resolution Last!

One of the most common New Year’s resolutions is some version of “get fit,” “lose weight,” “work out” or “get [...]

Backus Hospital Earns 2020 Leapfrog Top Hospital Award

Backus Hospital has been named a Top Hospital nationally by The Leapfrog Group, highlighting its nationally recognized achievements in patient [...]

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The Latest in Robotics Technology

Backus uses the latest techniques and technology, including minimally invasive robotic
procedures, to treat a full range of general surgery conditions.

Upcoming Events

Thursday, Jan 21, 2021, 5:00PM - 6:00PM

Webinar: COVID Vaccine - What You Need to Know

Dr. Patrick Cahill will discuss the COVID vaccine, why you should get the vaccine and what being vaccinated means when it comes to the [...]

Tuesday, Jan 26, 2021, 5:00PM - 6:00PM

Webinar: Don't Let Headaches Rule Your Life

In this free, LIVE webinar session, join neurologist Dr. Joseph Casaly to learn more about Headaches - the causes, diagnosis and management [...]

Tuesday, Feb 09, 2021, 5:00PM - 6:00PM

Webinar: Varicose Veins - Are varicose veins slowing you down?

Join Dr. Edward Gifford to learn about the symptoms, causes, and the latest treatments for varicose veins. Q&A will follow the [...]

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Children's Nutrition Guidelines Updated

Story about infant and children’s nutrition guidelines with Sonia Chaudhry, Director of the Hartford Hospital Well Newborn Nursery, who talks about updated guidelines from Dept. of Agriculture and Dept. of Health and Human Services, mentions parents can introduce some allergy items earlier than in the past.

Medical Rounds: Getting a Migraine Diagnosis and Treatment

Medical Rounds, Amy Johnson, MD, obstetrician at Hartford Hospital, speaks about migraine diagnosis and treatment study, how sometimes OBGYN doctors act as primary providers and women may seek care for migraines, what treatments can be offered:

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