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What’s New at CHC

Middletown medical center goes online to connect children with physicians

Published in the Middletown Press MIDDLETOWN — In response to the order that children across Connecticut be kept home during the COVID-19 state of emergency, the school-based health services branch of Community Health Center has expanded its medical and behavioral health services. The new telehealth platform will allow thousands of children who were being treated […]


State students still have remote access to school resources

Originally published at Fox 61 Therapists from Community Health Centers are getting creative with how they interact with students from home. As students and parents are adjusting to new ways of learning from home, they are also adjusting to new ways of receiving other school resources. “It’s an adjustment for the kids. It’s an adjustment […]


Community Health Center, Inc. Meeting Kids’ Behavioral Health Needs at Home Via Newly-Launched Telehealth Platform During COVID-19 State of Emergency

CONTACT: Marianne O’Hare              860.655.5464 (mobile) Middletown, Conn: March 31st, 2020: In response to the order that children across Connecticut be kept home during the COVID-19 State of Emergency, the School Based Health Services branch of Community Health Center, Inc. (CHC) has expanded its medical and behavioral health services to a telehealth platform, so that […]


Telehealth Used to Reach Those With Coronavirus Concerns

Published at NBC Connecticut People showing symptoms of COVID-19 can talk to a doctor without ever leaving their home, simply by opening up an app on their phones. As Connecticut announced the state’s first fatal case of coronavirus on Wednesday, there was a growing effort to reach anyone who may have been exposed to COVID-19, […]


Dan Haar: Coronavirus should loosen CT’s outdated tele-health rules

Published in the Middletown Press Psychiatrist Dr. Tichianaa Armah, left, conducted a simulated treatment session with Hearst Connecticut Media Columnist Dan Haar, Monday, March 9, 2020, as her employer, Community Health Center Inc., works to persuade the state to allow reimbursement for tele-medicine visits under Medicaid. I had a session Monday with a psychiatrist, Dr. Tichianaa […]


Telehealth could play a vital role in confronting coronavirus

A letter to the editor of the Hartford Courant. Originally published here. The new coronavirus, Covid-19, is presenting significant challenges for health care systems and providers globally. The situation changes daily, with more people infected in more countries. The CDC warns the time to elevate readiness is now, as it is “not if, but when” […]


Telehealth could play a vital role in confronting coronavirus

Letter to the Editor of the Hartford Courant The new coronavirus, Covid-19, is presenting significant challenges for health care systems and providers globally. The situation changes daily, with more people infected in more countries. The CDC warns the time to elevate readiness is now, as it is “not if, but when” the virus spreads throughout […]


CHC Provides Free Dental Services to Children in Give Kids a Smile Program

Throughout the month of February, CHC will be providing free oral health services to young patients without dental insurance through the Give Kids a Smile program. All registered children will receive cleanings, exams, restorative care, fluoride treatments, sealants, fillings, and dental education.  Dental care is often overlooked as an important aspect of primary care. Dental health […]


Child Guidance Center of Southern CT, Inc. and Community Health Center, Inc. Announce Alliance

New partnership strengthens behavioral health services for children in Southern CT Stamford, Conn., January 15, 2020 – Child Guidance Center of Southern CT, Inc. (CGC) and Community Health Center, Inc. (CHC) have formed an alliance, uniting the two organizations to strengthen and expand behavioral health services for children in Southern Connecticut. Each group brings decades […]


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