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Backus to host “Seeing Stars: A Concussion Discussion”

September 16, 2011

NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital is presenting “Seeing Stars:  A Concussion Discussion” on Wednesday, October 5 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. in the hospital’s main entrance conference rooms.

Anthony Alessi, MD, medical director of the Backus Stroke Center, will discuss signs and symptoms of concussions and the importance of staying on the sidelines after a head injury.

For more information or to register for this free event, call 860-889-8331 x2495.

The event is part of a collaboration between Backus and Norwich Regional Technical High School to present students and parents with health-related presentations.