Category Archives: Access To Care

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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Give Kids a Smile Kick Off 2015

The American Dental Association began the Give Kids a Smile Day (GKAS) program in 2002 during the month of February, which is National Children’s Dental Health Movement. Beth Kilian the Program Manager of Mobile Dental Services stressed the Community Health … Continue reading

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Introducing a Sixth AmeriCorps member!

This week we are pleased to introduce Eliza Hompe, a Community Health Corps Member serving with Access to Care in the Fairfield county sites. She has started her year of service off working on some great projects, with many more … Continue reading

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The Third AmeriCorp Member Introduction!

This week we are introducing a third Community Health Corps AmeriCorps member serving with Community Health Center in Danbury this year, Priti! Read her introduction below: My name is Priti Shah, and I am partnered with Community Health Center (CHC) for … 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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An Early Detection Program Success Story

My name is Sayali Ghatpande and I am a HealthCorps Member serving with the Connecticut Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program, EDP for short, here at the Community Health Center of Middletown. EDP offers preventative services, treatment, and follow-up … 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, Marianne Martinez?

Happy 291st birthday Samuel Adams! On this date, one of the organizers of the Boston Tea Party immersed into this world and made a giant contribution to society. Along with signing the Declaration of Independence, making him a Founding Father … Continue reading

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School Based Health Center Re-Opening!

Last Thursday, September 19, 2013, the Community Health Center officially re-opened their School Based Health Center (SBHC) at Macdonough Elementary School located in Middletown, CT. With Middletown’s mayor, Daniel Drew, on site, CHC staff cut the ribbon and cheered as … Continue reading

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Who are you, Louis Gregory?

Happy Friday All!! Before we continue with today’s blog, please keep in mind that the Health Insurance Marketplace opens in only 12 days!!! For those who are still confused in regards to the Marketplace and their role within the system, … Continue reading

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