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Backus, local legislators hold press conference on Safe Havens Day

State Senator Cathy Osten, (D-Sprague) spoke about the Safe Havens law during a press conference outside of the Emergency Department at Backus Hospital Monday morning. April 4th is Safe Haven Day in Connecticut! The Safe Havens law is set up so mothers or family members may bring a newborn to any CT hospital emergency department within 30 days of birth to relinquish custody, with no fear of prosecution.

Backus to Host Free Community Talk on Gout

NORWICH—Backus Hospital will host a community education event about gout on Tuesday, April 26, from 5-6 p.m. at the Backus...

Backus to Host Free Community Talk On Alzheimer’s Disease

NORWICH—Backus Hospital will host a free community education event on Alzheimer’s disease on Monday, April 11 from 6:30–8 p.m. in...

New London Cardiologist Mark Fiengo, DO to Join Backus, HHCMG medical staff

NORWICH—Cardiologist Mark Fiengo, DO, has joined Hartford HealthCare Medical Group Cardiology in Norwich and Willimantic and is currently accepting new...

Dr. Muhammed Qureshi: Attending State of the Union was inspiring experience

As I sat in the gallery of the House Chamber at the United States Capitol, I soaked in what was...

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