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Health Policy News

Here is a sampling of health policy news from around the state from the past month. If you see something in your local newspaper that you would like featured here in future weeks, please contact contact us.

Featured Stories

11.18.20 CT PostNorwalk Community Health Center opens second location
11.10.20 WNPRPandemic Complicates Work To Close Health Disparities In Diabetes Outcomes
11.9.20 Register CitizenTorrington health center holding ‘Giving Thanks Giveaway’
11.7.20 NewsTimesInside or out? Cold weather brings new challenges to CT COVID testing sites as demand increases (Alternate link: https://www.lmtonline.com/local/article/Inside-or-out-Cold-weather-brings-new-challenges-15708246.php)
11.3.20 Yale InsightsLeading through COVID: Delivering Holistic Healthcare in an Underserved Community (Discussion with Dr. Suzanne Lagarde, CEO of Fair Haven Community Health Care, describes how her federally qualified nonprofit health center is both adapting and expanding to meet the additional needs of an underserved community.)
10.29.20 CT InsiderUnited Way creates ‘safety net’ to improve outcomes for babies in Bridgeport
10.28.20 Middletown PressConversations on Health Care celebrates anniversary
10.27.20 UConnRacial inequities in healthcare with Dr. Sunil D’Cunha
10.27.20 The DayLt. Gov. Bysiewicz visits Norwich COVID-19 test site, mental health services center
10.27.20 Daily CampusRacial inequities in healthcare with Dr. Sunil D’Cunha
10.23.20 The Norwalk Hour‘It’s important that everyone feels safe’: New Haven schools to have COVID test sites
10.22.20 New Haven RegisterNew $37 million health facility in New Haven to serve thousands annually

State Health News

Health Insurance / Health Reform News

10.31.20 CT MirrorAs open enrollment approaches, community outreach shifts online (Health officials are hoping digital events will help replace in-person gatherings as they try to reach a growing number of uninsured residents)
10.26.20 CT NewsJunkieHealth Plan Browsing Starts

National / Other Health News