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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.

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Hartford HealthCare is now taking care of Southeastern Connecticut.


How Cardiology and Virtual Visits Work for Heart Patients

Lots of new phrases have sprung from the coronavirus pandemic: social distancing, essential workers, flatten the curve, and telehealth. Just [...]

Upcoming Procedure? These Drive-Through Locations Open Feb. 21 for Pre-Operative Testing

To help patients challenged by the week’s winter weather to secure the required COVID-19 testing before an upcoming medical procedure, [...]

These New ‘Mega’ Sites Could Push Weekly COVID Vaccinations to 75,000-Plus

In an effort to vaccinate as many people as possible, Hartford HealthCare announced Feb. 10 it will open a network [...]

Webinar: Diabetes and Your Feet

According to the CDC, about half of all people with diabetes have some form of nerve damage, which can affect [...]

Webinar: Are Varicose Veins Slowing You Down?

Varicose veins are a common condition, affecting up to 3 in 10 adults. Women are more likely to develop them than men. [...]

Vaccines, Safety Precautions Put Major Dent In COVID Positivity Rates

Vaccinating up to 5,000 people a week — contributing to a total of 54,555 Connecticut residents who have received at [...]

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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, Feb 25, 2021, 5:00PM - 6:00PM

Webinar: Atrial Fibrillation - when it's more than a flutter

Join Dr. Paige Brennan as he discusses the symptoms and latest treatments for atrial fibrillation. Q&A with Dr. Brennan will follow the [...]

Thursday, Feb 25, 2021, 5:00PM - 6:00PM

Webinar: Alternative Options for Back Care

Join back pain experts as they discuss the causes of and the latest treatments of back pain. Q&A will follow the presentation.

Thursday, Mar 11, 2021, 5:00PM - 6:00PM

Webinar: Understanding Parkinson's Disease: Clinical Features and Diagnosis

In this free, LIVE webinar session, join movement disorders specialist, Elena Bortan, MD, to learn more about Parkinson?s Disease, the [...]

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Our doctors, nurses and staff have different specialties, but our goal is the same: to be there for you.

People With High Risk Question Vaccine Rollout Plans

Faiqa Cheema, MD, Assistant Director of General Infectious Disease, Hartford Hospital, speaks to a Chicago news station about whether transplant participants and others who are immunocompromised should be moved up on the COVID-19 vaccine list.

Safety In Snowy Conditions

Anuj Vohra, DO, Emergency Medicine, Hartford HealthCare, speaks about safety in the snow, careful while shoveling, using a snowblower. He said there has been a rise in Emergency Room visits of slip and falls, car accidents and winter weather injuries.

Medical Rounds: Don't Delay Care for Bone and Joint Pain

Medical Rounds: Daniel Witmer, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon, Bone & Joint Institute, speaks about knee replacements, importance of not delaying care during COVID-19, which can lead to further injury or longer recovery times.

Impact of Remote Learning on Students' Mental Health

Madison McNally, LCSW, Natchaug Hospital talks about Remote learning and its impact on children’s mental health, promoting an upcoming webinar.

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