TORRINGTON — Ophthalmologist Dr. Ronald Berger, who retired from Community Health & Wellness Center, and his grandchildren Sacha and Adele Fortier, collected and donated more than 500 gently used children’s books for the center’s patients to take home.
Community Health & Wellness Center's Diabetes Education Center's Diabetes Education Program Receives Accreditation by Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists (ADCES)
TORRINGTON, CT--Community Health & Wellness Center’s (CHWC) Diabetes Education Program has achieved the significant milestone of accreditation by the Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists (ADCES). Accreditation represents a high level of quality and service to the community, and the ability to better meet the needs of Medicare recipients and others affected by diabetes in the Northwest corner.
TORRINGTON, CT—Community Health & Wellness Center (CHWC) is pleased to announce that Melanie Mollica, APRN, has joined the Federally Qualified Health Center’s (FQHCs) medical team in Torrington. Her start date is April 26th, and patients can begin booking appointments with her after April 15th.
TORRINGTON, CT, April 6--Community Health & Wellness Center(CHWC) announces the launch of a new allergy testing and treatment service for patients to identify and treat allergies.
CHWC’s allergy team tests for 60 different environment allergens—from mold spores and trees to grass and pollen—and 30 different food allergens.
TORRINGTON, CT, March 24—Community Health & Wellness Center has partnered with Friendly Hands Food Bank to host a “Care Connect” event on Tuesday, March 29th, from 11 am until 1 pm, in the medical lobby of their 469 Migeon Avenue location.
Torrington, CT, —Community Health & Wellness Center (CHWC) is offering a Family COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic on Wednesday, December 29th, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at its 469 Migeon Aveue, Torrington location for children five years of age and older. Unvaccinated, partially vaccinated or those parents or guardians wishing to receive a booster may also register to be vaccinated.
As Vice President Harris announced earlier today, the Biden-Harris Administration has awarded the largest field strength in history for its health workforce loan repayment and scholarship programs thanks to a new $1.5 billion investment, including $1 billion in supplemental American Rescue Plan (ARP) funding and other mandatory and annual appropriations. More than 22,700 primary care clinicians now serve in the nation’s underserved tribal, rural and urban communities, including nearly 20,000 National Health Service Corps (NHSC) members, more than 2,500 Nurse Corps nurses, and approximately 250 awardees under a new program, the Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery Loan Repayment Program. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) oversees these critical programs.
Community Health & Wellness Center Hosts Roundtable Discussion with Dignitaries Addressing Lack of Primary Care Services in Northwest Corner
Torrington, CT - Community Health & Wellness Center (CHWC) is hosting a roundtable discussion with Attorney General William Tong and other dignitaries on Friday, October 15th, starting at 12 p.m. The one-hour in-person meeting will take place at the center’s 469 Migeon Avenue location in Torrington, and Joanne Borduas, CEO, CHWC, will serve as chairperson.
TANGO - The Alliance for Nonprofit Growth and Opportunity has featured CHWC in a profile in their monthly newsletter “Tango Trends” and you can read the article by clicking here.
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.