Pushedto the limit, community health centers ramp up telemedicine while juggling declines in patient visits, furloughs and sick care providers.
On a nice, normal day, Dave Carroll, 27 of Stratford, would typically head back to his native Bridgeport to shoot hoops on an outdoor basketball court.
WEST HARTFORD — Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford and Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford today are launching the Jewish Hartford Rapid Relief and Recovery Fund (the Fund), a joint initiative providing Jewish community organizations with the resources required to address emer…
News of the hiring spree comes on the heels of an announcement that the Massachusetts-based grocery chain would be giving employees a 10 percent pay raise.
Emergency medical workers take extreme precautions to protect patients and family members. One mother has separated herself from her newborn baby.
Administrators say the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act precludes the mental health and substance abuse facility from releasing individual information.
Joann Rubino brought her cell phone outside to the balcony and swept the camera around for a neighborhood panorama. The sky blazed a brilliant blue, the apartment buildings an unmistakable burnt sienna.
“...If we don’t act fast to halt the spread ... we would have a New York style set of difficulties here in our state,” the doctor said.
HARTFORD — In response to ongoing developments relating to the coronavirus pandemic, the Metropolitan District continues enact and update protocols to keep our employees and customers safe, which in turn will provide the ability to provide uninterrupted drinking water and wastewater services…
WEST HARTFORD — West Hartford Mayor Shari Cantor announced that the Town received notice recently of the first confirmed case of coronavirus Disease 2019 in West Hartford, from the West Hartford-Bloomfield Health District according to an email from the Mayor.
WEST HARTFORD — Noah Webster Library, like many organizations, will conduct some of their programs online. The Library recently sent the following email about a contest they will run on its website. Write a poem about someone you love! Create a Japanese-style poem called a tanka (a tanka is …
WEST HARTFORD — John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, recently announced that a federal grand jury in New Haven returned an indictment charging Brian Velez, also known as “Whites,” 31, of West Hartford, formerly of Hartford, with distributing fentanyl while …
WEST HARTFORD — Town Manager Matt Hart announced recently that pursuant to Mayor Shari Cantor’s recent Emergency Declaration, he is issuing an Executive Order to prohibit social and recreational gatherings of more than ten people, in accordance with Gov. Ned Lamont’s Executive Orders. The so…
The coronavirus has closed many churches and other buildings where AA and other groups meet. Zoom, an online meeting app, is a popular alternative.
Cloth masks is not as are not as effective as medical-grade surgical masks, which is why Dr. Daniel Barron believes a plastic face shield is important.
Cases of the highly contagious coronavirus continue to spike in Connecticut and nationally, with elderly people being particularly susceptible.
Durland Fish, retired professor at the Yale School of Public Health, has developed simple habits over the years that can be used against COVID-19.
Some municipal beaches and parks and playgrounds are closed, as well as certain state park facilities, such as the Meigs Point Nature Center at Hammonasset.
The spread of novel coronavirus, which causes COVID-19, has become an international public health crisis, with people sickened worldwide, including 159 confirmed cases in Connecticut as of Thursday night
“We’re trying to motivate the employees and make them understand this is something that is absolutely necessary, we’re saving lives,” the CEO said.
Editor’s note: Most, if not all events in West Hartford, as well as other towns are canceled until at least March 31. Please call the event organizer before you go!
WEST HARTFORD — With his infectious smile and upbeat energy, award-winning composer Shawn Okpebholo led Kingswood Oxford’s Upper School chorus in a beautifully commissioned work, “Left Foot, Peg Foot (Follow the Drinking Gourd).” during his residency at KO from March 2 to 4. David Marottolo …
With variable rate electric generation contracts, a customer’s supply rate fluctuates from month to month based on market prices.
Homodeus, the company that is developing the coronavirus test, is one of several of Rothberg’s companies based out of a business incubator.
While many Connecticut restaurants reported slower-than-normal walk-in business this week, some said they were doing brisker-than-usual carry-out and delivery business.
Software offerings like WebEx and GoToMeeting make it easier for workers to telecommute; experts say the practice requires a certain mindset from employees and managers.
Wendy Metcalfe, the VP of content and editor-in-chief of Hearst Connecticut Media, discusses the role journalists have during a time of uncertainty like the coronavirus outbreak.
WEST HARTFORD — The Town of West Hartford has made the decision to close some town facilities for two weeks as part of its emergency action plan to mitigate the spread of the Corona virus, according to an announcement from the town. The closures will also allow our custodial staff to do a th…
WEST HARTFORD — West Hartford Mayor Shari G. Cantor announced Sunday, March 15, that she has declared a State of Emergency in West Hartford in response to the global pandemic of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (“COVID-19”) according to a release sent from her office.
A new survey indicates the pandemic is hitting manufacturers around the country hard, particularly those that rely on raw materials and parts coming from China.
By canceling events and keeping distance from others, the ability of Covid-19 is reduced and the steep increase in cases is flattened.
While some communities have been told to prepare enough food for a month inside their homes, for many who utilize soup kitchens, that’s not possible.
Education and municipal officials across the state are scrambling to provide food to children who typically get one or more meals in school.
“This dispensation is offered with the understanding that some will still wish to attend Mass, while others may be less willing...,” Archbishop Blair said.
People who call 833-ASK-YNHH with concerns about the coronavirus can talk to a doctor and find out whether they should be tested for the illness.
MEDITATION AS MEDICATION: A Doctor’s Perspective. Thursday, March 12, 2020 at 6:30 PM Can meditation improve high blood pressure, anxiety, depression, or pain? If a doctor told you to meditate, would you hesitate? Learn how meditation can have a profound effect on your life. Dr. Raider is a …
HARTFORD — The world will converge in Hartford on Tuesday, March 24 when the World Affairs Council of Connecticut hosts The Diplomat, the third annual networking reception with global leaders. More than 25 nations including Russia, China, Barbados, Japan and India will be represented at the …
WEST HARTFORD — The Foundation for West Hartford Public Schools (the Foundation) hosts its popular community based annual fundraiser West Hartford’s Cookin’ on Saturday, March 28, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at West Hartford Town Hall, 50 South Main Street. Guests will savor delicious foods served b…
WEST HARTFORD — The Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society, the League of Women Voters Greater Hartford, and the Women’s Leadership Center at the University of Saint Joseph invite guests to attend a special lecture commemorating the centennial anniversary of woman’s suffra…
WEST HARTFORD — Northwest Catholic High School in West Hartford culminated its month-long celebration of Black History Month with a compelling presentation on Brown v. Board of Education by United States District Judge Vanessa L. Bryant said a release from the school.
WEST HARTFORD — More than 50 of the best Connecticut spellers in grades 4-8 will compete on Sunday, March 22, at the University of Saint Joseph for the chance to represent the state at the 2020 Scripps National Spelling Bee, according to a release from the organization.