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Community Outreach

The William W. Backus Hospital’s Community Services Department provides community health education and access to care in 22 towns in New London and Windham counties


In fiscal year 2009, Backus Hospital’s Community Benefit totaled $60,034,045 reaching 190,198 individuals in a variety of programs that included community health improvement services, subsidized health services, research, contributions, health professionals education, community building activities and community benefit operations Community Benefits

Of that $60 million, more than $3,341,392 was in no-cost or subsidized care to thousands of patients, part of our role as a not-for-profit institution.