Author Archives: Sagar Parekh

Mad Hatters HIV Testing Day Event

This past Friday, June 27th multiple nations around the world participated in National HIV Testing Day. It was an opportunity for members of communities to take control of their health and check their status. The Community Health Center & Oasis … Continue reading

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March for Babies

This past weekend, some of the AmeriCorps members participated in the March for Babies kick-off event located at Rentschler Field in East Hartford. March for Babies, originally called March of Dimes, is the very first charitable walking event in the United … Continue reading

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Affordable Care Act Recognition Brunch

This past Saturday, the Wesleyan Young Advocates & the Community Health Center hosted an Affordable Care Act (ACA) brunch featuring Kevin Counihan, CEO of AccessHealthCT, Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro, Mayor Dan Drew & State Representative Matt Lesser. As the first year … Continue reading

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Help Portrait 2013

On December 7th, 2013 over 30 countries participated in the Help Portrait Movement. Founded in 2008, Help Portrait is a global community of photographers coming together across the world to use photography to give back to people in need. “This … Continue reading

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ObamaCare Outreach – Wesleyan Edition

This past weekend, we here at the Community Health Center formally increased our outreach in regards to the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as ObamaCare. With the Obama administration hitting an all time low in their most recent satisfaction polls, … Continue reading

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Who are you, Shannon Bali?

Who are you? Tell me something interesting about yourself. My name is Shannon Bali; I was born and raised in Connecticut and I love all things New England, including the humidity in the summer and ten-foot snow drifts in the … Continue reading

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Fall Food Fest for Diabetes

On October 10, the Community Health Center participated in Diabetes Awareness Day. The first ever Fall Food Fest for Diabetes took place in Waterbury and showcased some great food that was not only tasty but healthy!! (You can check out … Continue reading

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Who are you, Stefan Kostolitz?

Happy Friday readers! For those who aren’t aware, I generally like to use Friday as a day to highlight one of the newer members of the CHC team. Therefore I will spend the rest of the time letting you get … Continue reading

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Physicians Changing the World – Dr. Stephen Smith

I must say, one of the coolest things working here at the Community Health Center is the fact that many of our providers are consistently recognized by many outside sources for the incredible work they partake in. Most recently, I … Continue reading

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Who are you, Sayali Ghatpande?

Good Afternoon! Similar to the National Football League deciding to call last night’s Raiders v. Chargers game “Thursday Night Football”, this blog will be written as if it was Friday. In other words, welcome to my weekly SPOTLIGHT blog Monday … Continue reading

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