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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.


June 16, 2021

Backus Named Nonprofit of the Year for Life-Saving Care

“Backus saved both of my parents over a period of two months. They are my only immediate family left alive [...]

June 14, 2021

Why Local Produce Is Better for You Than Store-Bought Produce

Summertime is associated with delicious foods, from red tomatoes and sweet corn to juicy peaches. The list goes on and [...]

June 11, 2021

Backus Café menu: 6/13-6/19

Sunday, June 13 BREAKFAST: scrambled eggs / hard cooked eggs / pancakes / pork bacon / pork sausage patty / [...]

June 04, 2021

From COVID Testing to Throwing Out the First Pitch at Dodd Stadium

Nurse Amanda Lester got a phone call last week from Hartford HealthCare East Region President Donna Handley with what Handley [...]

June 02, 2021

Backus, Windham Hospitals to Celebrate Cancer Survivors Day Virtually June 12

Surviving a bout with cancer is always something to celebrate, even in the wake of a pandemic, so teams at [...]

May 26, 2021

Tapping Into Communities’ ‘Trusted Messengers’ To End Vaccine Hesitancy

By Dr. William Horgan Regional Medical Director of Quality & Safety Backus and Windham Hospitals COVID vaccine supply is now [...]

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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

Monday, Jun 21, 2021, 12:00AM - 12:00AM

Understanding Birth eClass

This class is offered with your convenience in mind - you can take this class from the comfort of your own home based on your and your [...]

Monday, Jun 21, 2021, 12:00AM - 12:00AM

Understanding Breastfeeding eClass

Making the decision to breastfeed is one of the best things you can do for your baby! As with any new experience, you probably have lots of [...]

Monday, Jun 21, 2021, 12:00AM - 12:00AM

Understanding Fatherhood eClass

Preparing for fatherhood is no easy task. This convenient, informative, and entertaining eClass was created for men (by men) to help them [...]

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