Torrington, CT - Community Health & Wellness Center (CHWC) has received two awards from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that oversees the country’s more than 1,300 health centers. HRSA is the primary federal agency for improving health care for people who are geographically isolated, and/or economically or medically underserved.
TORRINGTON, CT - Community Health & Wellness Center (CHWC) of Torrington and Winsted is pleased to introduce the community to its new mobile medical unit (MMU), “BETTY: Bringing Exceptional Treatment To You.”
The MMU will enable the center to expand its reach into the community and provide a flexible service delivery model that will help to meet the needs of a diverse population, addressing the lack of transportation in the region, which often presents as a barrier to care. The MMU is an important community asset that will also help to address social disparities and inequities often found among vulnerable and underserved populations. Its mission is to bring access and valuable healthcare services where the people of the communities we serve live and work. CHWC serves in a culturally sensitive and compassionate manner, with special emphasis on reaching the underserved.
TORRINGTON, CT, July 29th —Community Health & Wellness Center (CHWC), Torrington, and Winsted, CT, will celebrate National Health Center Week (NHCW) with a special event on Wednesday, August 11, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. outside at their 469 Migeon Avenue, Torrington, and 10 Center Street, Winsted, locations. The national initiative runs August 8-14, and the theme is “The Chemistry for Strong Communities.” The focus will be about showcasing the innovative ways that Health Centers are providing high-quality health care, improving health outcomes, and narrowing health disparities in our communities.
Community Health & Wellness Center (CHWC) announces it has reopened its Winsted healthcare facility located at 10 Center Street full time, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m.
Community Health & Wellness (CHWC), Torrington, CT, will continue to offer free COVID-19 testing throughout the month of March. Testing will be conducted on Fridays in an outdoor tent at its Torrington facility at 469 Migeon Avenue, from 9:30 a.m. until noon. The dates are: March 5, March 12, March 19, March 26.
Community Health & Wellness Center (CHWC), Torrington, has accepted four Northwestern Connecticut Community College (NCCC) senior nursing students over the course of their final semester, beginning on February 26th. During the next few months, CHWC will provide clinical experiences for the seniors. The clinical rotation will enable the students to complete the Nursing Program’s required in-person clinical hours.
Community Health & Wellness (CHWC), Torrington, CT, will continue to offer free COVID-19 testing throughout the month of February. Testing will be conducted on Fridays in an outdoor tent at its Torrington facility at 469 Migeon Avenue, from 9:30 a.m. until noon. The dates are: February 5, February 12, February19, and February 26.
Community Health and Wellness (CHW), Torrington, CT, is the first of 17 Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) in Connecticut and one of the few healthcare facilities in the state to acquire an innovative new COVID-19 testing booth, developed by Kewaunee Scientific Corporation, Statesville, North Carolina.
Torrington, CT - Community Health & Wellness has signed on to Unite Connecticut, a statewide initiative of the Connecticut Hospital Association (CHA) that connects health and social services providers through a shared technology platform (Unite Us) designed to identify and address the social needs of patients through a closed-loop referral process.
“We’re very excited to bring Unite Connecticut to our clients in the northwest corner of the state,” comments Joanne Borduas, CEO of Community Health & Wellness.
TORRINGTON, CT - Community Health & Wellness (CHWC) will continue to offer free testing for COVID-19 throughout the month of January. Testing will be conducted on Fridays at its Torrington facility at 469 Migeon Avenue, from 9:30 a.m. until noon. The dates are: January 8th, January 15th, January 22nd, and January 29th.