Monthly Archives: April 2013

Vinnie’s Jump and Jive – Bidding Farewell to Josh Van Vliet

“I have heard so many times people say they love dancing at Vinnie’s because of the friendly, welcoming, inclusive community. That’s what it’s all about. The connections, relationships, and community that form through dancing are amazing. Social dance helps people … Continue reading

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March for Babies in Middletown and New Britain!

The following piece was written by Rachel Schindler, the HealthCorps Navigator serving as the Program Coordinator for Recess Rocks!      The sun’s been shining more frequently, the numbers are steadily climbing on the thermometer, and people are starting to spend more time … Continue reading

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A Little Story from Our New Britain Office

Today, I received an email from our New Britain office which is a great reminder of the importance of what we do. I am in New Britain covering today and I saw an older gentleman for a blood pressure check. … Continue reading

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CHC Meriden 5k: Race for Mental Health

     As the month of May fast-approaches, many efforts are underway nationwide to raise awareness about mental health. May is officially Mental Health Awareness Month, and the Community Health Center, Inc. is doing its part by presenting the first annual … Continue reading

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Chaquita Brooks-LaSure, Deputy Director of Insurance Oversight at HHS

This week, Mark and Margaret speak with Chiquita Brooks-LaSure, Deputy Director for Policy and Regulation at the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight at the Department of Health and Human Services. They discuss plans underway at HHS to facilitate … Continue reading

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New Ryan White Program Outreach Coordinator Profile – Doug Janssen

Meet Doug Janssen, a new Ryan White Program Outreach Coordinator at CHC, Inc. and Oasis Wellness Center! –          Can you tell us a bit about your educational background? I obtained my BA in Sociology at UCONN, Storrs, and JD at Western … Continue reading

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“Primary Care and the Law Symposium” at Quinnipiac University School of Law

This past Saturday, I attended the Quinnipiac Health Law Journal’s “Primary Care and the Law Symposium” at the Quinnipiac University School of Law. The event ran from 9am to 3pm and featured three panels of accomplished leaders in the fields … Continue reading

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Steven Brill, Author of “Bitter Pill: Why Health Care Costs Are Killing Us”

This week, Mark and Margaret speak with entrepreneur and investigative journalist Steven Brill, author of the recent TIME Magazine expose on health care pricing, “Bitter Pill: Why Health Care Costs Are Killing Us”. Mr Brill, founder of the Yale Journalism … Continue reading

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New HIV Education Specialist Profile – Michael Lauro

Meet Michael Lauro, a new HIV Education Specialist at CHC, Inc. and Oasis Wellness Center! –          Can you tell us a bit about your educational background? I earned a B.A. from Fairfield University and a J.D. from the University of … Continue reading

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Press Release – CHC Meriden 5k: Race for Mental Health

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Patrick Wildes Community Health Center, Inc. (860) 347-6971 ext. 3686 or [email protected]       THE COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER INC. PRESENTS 5K PROMOTING MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield as lead sponsor, and eight other local … Continue reading

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