Author Archives: Sara Anderson

A New On-Site Medical Director for Norwalk and Stamford!

This morning all of Community Health Center’s staff received an email from our Chief Medical Officer, Veena Channamasetty M.D. announcing the new onsite medical director for our Nowalk and Stamford sites. Read on for the announcement:   I’m excited to  announce … Continue reading

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Connecticut Mission of Mercy 2015, a look back on last weekend’s clinic

CT Mission of Mercy 2015:   by Julia Sisson Every year, dental care providers throughout Connecticut gather at the Mission of Mercy, a free clinic offering services to patients both insured and uninsured. The event is only two days long, but patients … Continue reading

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Service with Habitat for Humanity to finish Americorps Week!

For the fifth and final day of Americorps Week 2015, our group traveled to a construction site in New Haven to volunteer with Habitat for Humanity of Greater New Haven. 603 Sherman Parkway is Habitat for Humanity’s 11th build and … Continue reading

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The Third Day of AmeriCorps Week – Serving at Master’s Manna

During our week of service, the AmeriCorps members of the Community Health Center took some time to help both medical and non-medical services throughout the state. We spent time honing our less-used skills of light construction, furniture moving, and even … Continue reading

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The Second Day of AmeriCorps Week, Serving Meals in New London!

For the second day of AmeriCorps Week the CHC HealthCorps members and I took a trip down to shore where we spent the day to volunteering at the New London Community Meal Center. The Meal center was established in 1985 … Continue reading

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Introducing an 11th Americorps member!

This week we are pleased to introduce Zach! He is spending his year of Americorps service at CHC coordinating the Family Wellness Center in Middletown, and also involved in the diaper bank and Reach Out and Read. Hi CHC! I’m … Continue reading

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Introducing a 10th Americorps Member!

This week we are pleased to introduce Kelly Ann! She joined CHC as an Americorps member this fall and is serving with the Diabetic Retinopathy program, but also active in other Americorps projects including Recess Rocks. Read her introduction below: … Continue reading

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Introducing a 9th AmeriCorps Member!

This week we are pleased to introduce Nam Duong, an Americorps member serving with the Weitzman Institute and involved in many other Americorps activities. Read on for his bio:  My name is Nam, and I’m serving my AmeriCorps term at … Continue reading

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Recess Rocks Winter Series 2015 Underway!

When its cold, snowy, muddy, or slushy there is no better time for an indoor Recess Rocks class! For those who don’t know, Recess Rocks! is a Community Health Center Program designed to help reverse childhood obesity by getting kids moving in schools! The program … Continue reading

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Go Red For Women! Friday February 6th

Each year, 1 in 3 women die of heart disease and stroke. But we can change that because 80 percent of cardiac events can be prevented with education and lifestyle changes! This Friday, February 6, is National Wear Red Day! … Continue reading

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