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What to talk about with your doctor when you’re well

Join family medicine specialist Steven Benaderet, MD, on Tuesday, October 12 at 5:30 pm for a webinar discussion about the importance of getting a routine checkup and what you should talk about with your doctor, even when you’re feeling well. Register for the webinar.

State sees urgent need for blood donations 

Connecticut and the rest of the nation are experiencing severe blood shortages. All blood types are needed, particularly type O, as well as platelets, to help ensure patients get the care they need. The American Red Cross is holding blood drives across the state. Find a blood drive in your neighborhood.

Fresh food for the community

Bridgeport Hospital hosts a weekly farm stand as well as monthly community food distribution at its Bridgeport campus, 200 Mill Hill Ave. Masks and social distancing required. 

The farm stand sells farm-fresh fruits and vegetables Thursdays from 3:30 - 5:30 pm, through Oct. 14. The first 25 customers each week receive a $5 voucher for produce. Cash, credit/debit, senior and WIC checks accepted; SNAP/EBT cards accepted and dollars doubled. 

Bridgeport Hospital’s free food distribution is held the third Tuesday of every month at 5:30 pm. Each family receives one bag of food while supplies last. Bags contain milk, eggs, fresh produce and bread. 

Find a Doc at Bridgeport Hospital

If you’re looking for a doctor, turn to Bridgeport Hospital physicians who represent more than 70 medical and surgical specialties and subspecialties, including cardiology, internal medicine/family practice, neurology, obstetrics/gynecology, orthopedics, pediatrics and psychiatry. Call 888-700-6543 or visit our Find a Doctor feature for physician information, office hours, locations and accepted insurance plans. Many of our physician practices offer telehealth video visits for your convenience. 

MyChart: Your medical information in one place

MyChart gives you secure, online, 24/7 access to portions of your electronic medical record (EMR) such as your medical history, most laboratory and test results, appointment information, medications, allergies, immunizations and other health information. You can schedule appointments with your doctor, request or renew prescriptions, pay your bill, and communicate with your doctor’s office using secure, confidential electronic messages.

Billing questions?

Bridgeport Hospital offers financial counseling to patients and families. Spanish-speaking counselors are also available. To make an appointment with a financial counselor, call 855-547-4584.