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Promoting health and wellness 

Yale New Haven Health provides funding and support to local health education programs, health screenings, support groups, health fairs and community organizations that help make our communities healthier places to live and work.

promoting health & wellness

Bridgeport Hospital

  • Health & Wellness Community Fairs
    • Annually, employees volunteer their time providing health information and screenings. 
  • Speakers Bureau
    • Annually, expert speakers present regarding a variety of topics to community and educational audiences.
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Bridgeport Hospital Milford Campus

  • Milford Community Forum
    • Panelist engaged the Milford community on child health and safety tips, family resources, and how the Milford Health Department supports local safety efforts.
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Greenwich Hospital

  • Speakers Bureau
    • Medical experts and healthcare leaders share insights, information and current research on a variety of topics to community, civic and academic groups.

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Smilow - Westerly

  • American Cancer Society – Relay for Life of Southern Rhode Island (Smilow Westerly Annual)
    • Funds “groundbreaking cancer research and patient care programs."
health and wellness

Yale New Haven Hospital

  • Walk & Talk with a Doc
    • Community walking program occurring weekly May-September on the Farmington Canal Trail in New Haven, led by physicians who answer questions and provide a weekly health topic for discussion.
  • Support for community health fairs, including annual Juneteenth celebration
  • YNHH and NAACP of Greater New Haven COVID-19 webinar
  • COVID-19 messaging
    • Yale New Haven Hospital physicians address COVID-19 updates, vaccination efficacy and other topics with neighborhood groups, community management teams, religious organizations and chamber of commerce.
  • Established mobile COVID-19 testing and vaccination sites for community-based locations to increase access and awareness