News & Events

August 2014


Vol. 43, No. 35

Backus Community Series Kicks-Off With Free Talk on Hurricane Preparedness

Backus Hospital will kick-off a free community education series—“Let’s Talk about Your Health”

Backus and Windham Hospitals to Host Healthy Living Fest September 13

NORWICH—Hartford HealthCare’s East Region, which includes Backus and Windham hospitals, will host a Healthy Living Festival on Saturday, September 13,...

Backus Hospital to Host Weight Loss and Wellness Program

NORWICH--The Backus Hospital Weight Loss Center will host a 13-week weight loss and wellness program on Thursday evenings beginning on...


Vol. 43, No. 34

2014 Junior Volunteers honored for their work

Junior Volunteers who have been taking part in the Backus Volunteer Bridge Program were honored August 18th at the hospital...

Robin Williams suicide brings attention to depression

By Alice Facente, RN Backus Hospital Community Health Education Nurse Depression is a serious illness, and it can happen to...


Vol. 43, No. 33

Backus Hospital to Host Smoking Cessation Program

Norwich—Backus Hospital will host the American Lung Association Freedom from Smoking® Program beginning on September 9 at the Backus Outpatient...


Vol. 43, No. 32