community needs assessment, Newtown-Sandy Hook Community Foundation, The Newtown-Sandy Hook Community Foundation Inc
The Distribution Committee of the Sandy Hook Support Fund at The Newtown-Sandy Hook Community Foundation, Inc announced the release of its fourth annual community needs assessment.
The Distribution C...Read Full Article
2017 Relay for Life of Newtown, Gayle DiBenedetto, Honorary Survivor John Voket, Honorary Survivor Shannon Hicks, Newtown Relay For Life, Relay for Life, Tracy Broomer
Scores of participants demonstrated their drive to beat cancer on Saturday, May 20, as they walked in The Relay For Life, a fundraising event for the American Cancer Society, which was held in a field...Read Full Article
Anne H. Lynn, AuD, Cathleen A. Alex, MS, Over-the-Counter Hearing Aid Act of 2017, over-the-counter hearing aids, Stephanie L. Bakewell
Would you be willing to trust your precious hearing to an over-the counter purchase of a hearing aid at your local big box pharmacy?
That is a question being asked as Congress considers legislation w...Read Full Article
Dr Andrew Keller, For Better Health, WCMG NOW Telehealth, Western Connecticut Health Network
We’ve all been there. You wake up Saturday morning feeling terrible and think you should see a doctor. But what can you do if the office is closed until Monday?
For the first time in Connecticut,...Read Full Article
A stye in the eye is no fun. The result of a blocked oil duct on or in the eyelid that gets inflamed — and sometimes infected — the painful bump needs some TLC in order to do a disappearing act.
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With a hand on the railing, you pause to look down a steep flight of stairs. Your breath grows shallow, your heartbeat bangs in your ears, and peripheral vision darkens...
These symptoms are similar ...Read Full Article
Andy Forsyth, Cyrenius H. Booth Library, health books, popular books, Reference Department
(This story has been updated to reflect author Thomas Armstrong's book The Power of Neurodiversity: Unleashing the Advantages of Your Differently Wired as one of the popular books available at the lib...Read Full Article
Bruce Kutner, Donna Culbert, Fall Prevention, For Better Health, Home Instead Senior Care, Medical Home Care in Bethel, Newtown District Department of Health, Sharon Massafra
Since January 2015, the Newtown Emergency Communications Center in charge of handling local 911 calls reported that there have been 1,093 calls for service regarding falls that required an emergency r...Read Full Article
Erica Salas, Jessica Ward, Newtown Youth & Family Services
Newtown Youth & Family Services (NYFS) invited the community to tour its newly renovated facility at 15 Berkshire Road during an open house on May 15, from 8:30 to 10:30 am.
Food and refreshmen...Read Full Article
DEEP, Ozone Alert Day, Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups
HARTFORD — Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) is forecasting our air quality will be "Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups" (USG) for the New Haven coastal area throu...Read Full Article