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What’s New at CHC

FCC Awards Community Health Center, Inc. $986,261 for COVID-19 Telehealth

Funding supports telehealth infrastructure upgrades to serve Connecticut’s most vulnerable populations Community Health Center, Inc. (CHC) has received $986,261 in funding from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to upgrade telehealth infrastructure needed to serve patients most vulnerable to COVID-19. Upgrades will include videoconferencing and telecommunications equipment, desktop and laptop computers, and network upgrades allowing for […]

State continues to move in right direction, but more COVID-19 testing stressed

Originally published at WFSB NEW BRITAIN, CT (WFSB) – Connecticut continues to move in the right direction in terms of recovering during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the governor’s office. Gov. Ned Lamont said hospitalizations are under 200 and 95 percent of businesses have reopened. However, Lamont stressed the need for people to get tested. […]

Community Health Center, Inc. Receives $243,000 AmeriCorps Funding

Program seeks to reduce and prevent prescription drug and opioid abuse Community Health Center, Inc. (CHC) is pleased to announce the allocation of $243,072 in AmeriCorps funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) for the second year in a row. CNCS is a federal agency responsible for AmeriCorps and other national service […]

WebMD: Quarantine Having Lasting Impacts on Kids’ Health

Originally published at WebMD May 15, 2020 — After just one week in coronavirus quarantine at home with her family of four, 14-year-old Grace from Virginia says she started noticing she felt more relaxed than usual. “I know I am less stressed because I feel happier, more organized, and I am doing things I enjoy doing,” says […]

Wall Street Journal: Families Delay Children’s Vaccines During Pandemic

Originally published at the Wall Street Journal Natalie Hayden is postponing vaccinations for her 15-month-old daughter because she fears her family could contract the coronavirus or another infection from a visit to their St. Louis pediatrician’s office. Mrs. Hayden, whose immune system is compromised by medication she takes for Crohn’s disease, says she typically has […]

Dr. Tim Kearney on Fox 61

Watch CHC Chief Behavioral Health Officer Dr. Tim Kearney discuss kids & teens’ mental health during COVID-19 on Fox 61.

USA Today: Parents fear for their children’s mental health amid coronavirus pandemic

Published at USA Today Coronavirus quarantine, school closures: Kids mental health will be OK When Tamar Canady thinks about the upsides to the coronavirus pandemic, she thinks about how she and her 15-year-old daughter sleep in more these days.  But the downsides are difficult. Ella Canady, like many teens, often hides her emotions. But recently at her […]

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