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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.



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Helping People: One Patient, One Client, One Customer at a Time

A letter to patients from Jeffrey A. Flaks, Hartford HealthCare President and Chief Executive Officer (shown above, center, with Gov. Ned Lamont, left): Dear Hartford HealthCare Patient: I hope you and those you love are healthy and safe. Connecticut continues to fare well with the coronavirus, with low rates of infection [...]

Masks Save Lives: Duke Study Confirms Which Ones Work Best

Of all the mask studies, the latest by Duke University researchers affirming the fitted N95 as king in the fight against COVID-19, the most important remains the study of all studies by the University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation. The IHME, a research center that has provided [...]

CHEFA Grant Backs Hartford HealthCare Mobile COVID-19 Testing

The successful approach for addressing community needs during the COVID-19 pandemic has become the pairing of local organizations with influence and the expertise and resources of Hartford HealthCare (HHC), according to system President and CEO Jeff Flaks. The latest example, he said, is a commitment by the quasi-public organization Connecticut [...]

37 Routine Activities Ranked by Risk of COVID-19 Infection

COVID-19 has redefined risky behavior. So how do we know what’s more risky: getting a haircut, eating inside a restaurant, traveling by plane or shaking someone’s hand? Trick question. They’re equally risky to our health, according to a new risk-assessment chart produced by the Texas Medical Association COVID-19 Task Force and [...]

Windham Hospital To Discontinue Childbirth Services, Enhance Women’s Health Services

WINDHAM – After years of declining births and recruitment challenges, the Windham Hospital Birthing Center is seeking State approval to no longer provide childbirth services. The rest of the pregnancy experience remains the same, with prenatal and postpartum care continuing at Windham Hospital. The hospital, which ranks last in Connecticut [...]

Is the Worst to Come? How COVID-19 Could Upend State’s Phase 3 Reopening

The good news is that Connecticut is heralded as one of two states, with neighboring Rhode Island, experiencing a consistent decline in COVID-19 cases. The not-so-good news is the World Health Organization revelation that “the worst is yet to come.” WHO Director General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus pointed to the [...]


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Tuesday, Aug 11, 2020, 5:00PM - 9:00PM

Childbirth Preparation Class Series

This series covers the third trimester of pregnancy, labor, comfort techniques, medical procedures, newborns, and postpartum expectations. [...]

Saturday, Aug 15, 2020, 5:00PM - 6:00PM

Sibling Class

This one-hour class helps big brothers and sisters, age 3-6 years old prepare for the new addition. Session includes a tour of the [...]

Thursday, Aug 20, 2020, 6:00PM - 8:30PM

Breastfeeding Preparation

This class is for the expectant woman and her support person - Learn breastfeeding tips for success!


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