Societal Conditions in Connecticut and America Have Dramatic Impact on People with Congenital Heart Disease – New & Starting Findings by Children’s Researchers Published in Pediatric Research Study December 2, 2020

Connecticut Children’s physician researchers recently co-authored an important study about the direct association between social determinants of health (SDH) and outcomes for children and adults with congenital heart disease (CHD).

Social determinants of health are conditions in which people live and grow up within our society that include poverty, lack of insurance, housing instability, parental educational attainment, immigration status, food insecurity, and transportation barriers. This study shows that these factors impact access to care, overall health and well-being, and survival of people living with CHD.

Connecticut Children’s Receives nearly $1 Million Federal Grant to Advance HIV/AIDS Care for Women and Children November 20, 2020

Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, has received a three-year $850,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to help advance and expand comprehensive medical care for HIV-infected women, children, youth, and HIV-exposed infants living in Connecticut. The grant is funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Ryan White Part D HIV/AIDS Program, which helps people who lack sufficient health care coverage or financial resources to manage HIV.

Connecticut Children’s Opens New Urgent Care Clinic November 9, 2020

Connecticut Children’s is proud to announce the opening of its first Urgent Care location at 599 Farmington Ave, 2nd floor, in Farmington, CT. Connecticut Children’s Urgent Care provides full-service after-hours and weekend care for infants, children and young adults up to age 26 and now has flu shots available! Families can save their spot online, call ahead or just walk in to protect their child from the flu this holiday season.

Connecticut Children’s Celebrates Halloween With COVID-19 Safe Reverse Trick or Treating Event for Patients October 31, 2020

Doctors, nurses and team members at Connecticut Children’s didn’t let a little snow or a global pandemic stop them from celebrating Halloween in a COVID-19 safe way this year! Employees dressed up in their favorite Halloween costumes and delivered treats to the patients and families on inpatient floors at today’s annual Reverse Trick-or-Treat event.

Connecticut Children’s and Hartford HealthCare Create Pediatric Care Alliance to Improve Child Health October 12, 2020

Connecticut Children’s and Hartford HealthCare today announced they have formed a Pediatric Care Alliance to provide the children and families of Connecticut with the highest level of coordinated medical care, as close to home as possible.

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