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Optimus CEO Lud Spinelli on WTNH

Optimus Health Care CEO Lud Spinelli appeared on WTNH’s Good Morning Connecticut Weekend on Sunday, August 12th to discuss the importance of health centers, in celebration of National Health Center Week!  

This Week in CHCACTion! August 13, 2018

Read about National Health Center Week . Also: Funding Opportunities, Health Policy News, Upcoming Events, and Social Media.

CHCACT’s Deb Polun on WDRC’s Talk of CT

Deb Polun appeared with Brad Davis on WDRC’s Talk of Connecticut this morning. Listen here!

Recent Health Policy News

Here are recent health policy news articles. If you see something in your local newspaper that you would like featured here in future weeks, please contact Deb Polun at

Featured Stories

8.14.18 WTNHOptimus CEO Lud Spinelli on WTNH’s Good Morning Connecticut Weekend
8.13.18 WDRC 1360AMCHCACT’s Deb Polun on “Talk of Connecticut”
8.13.18 CT PostSouthwest to Host Health Fair in Bridgeport
8.13.18 Office of Governor Dannel P. MalloyGov. Malloy: CT Receives $10M Federal Grant to Increase Access to Care for Individuals With Substance Use and Mental Health Disorders (feat. Charter Oak Health Center, Optimus Health Care and StayWell Health Center)
8.12.18 Norwich BulletinThe Right Care is Right Here (feat. UCFS)
8.12.18 New Haven RegisterForum: Recognizing National Health Center Week (feat. Fair Haven Community Health Care)
8.11.18 Connecticut PlusNorwalk Celebrates Health Center Week
8.10.18 WTIC 1080AMCHWC-Greater Torrington’s Joanne Borduas on WTIC 1080
8.8.18 CT Health I-TeamStrategic Outreach Bridging Racial Gap in Pregnancy-Related Health Outcomes (feat. Southwest Community Health Center)
8.8.18 Hartford CourantNew Effort Underway to Improve Health Care Access in Hartford Area (feat. Wheeler Clinic)
8.8.18 Hartford CourantSen. Blumenthal Calls for Law to Prevent Hot Car Deaths (feat. First Choice Health Centers)
8.7.18 CT MirrorAfter Years of Cuts, Nonprofits Struggle to Survive (feat. InterCommunity, Wheeler Clinic)
8.3.18 News12 ConnecticutSen. Blumenthal Warns of Junk Insurance Pushed by President Trump (feat. Norwalk Community Health Center)
8.2.18 CT NewsJunkieBlumenthal Tours Health Centers to Warn of Short-Term Insurance Plans (feat. Charter Oak Health Center)
8.2.18 Norwich BulletinBlumenthal Visits Norwich, Blasts Trump’s Short Term Insurance Plans (feat. UCFS)
8.2.18 The DayBlumenthal Says New “Short-Term” Health Plans Would Shortchange Americans
8.1.18 New Haven RegisterCornell Scott-Hill Health Center Awarded $10 Million from State for Recovery Facility
7.31.18 New Haven IndependentHill Health Set to Expand Substance Abuse Center

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