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  • Charlotte Hungerford Adds Robotic-Guidance Spine Surgery

    September 11, 2019

    Robots have received a warm welcome from patients and staff at The Charlotte Hungerford Hospital Operating Room. The Torrington hospital has recently joined the ranks of leading hospitals in the field of robotic guidance with the purchase of a revolutionary robotic navigation platform from Globus Medical called ExcelsiusGPS. This technology…

  • CHH Auxiliary September Artist of the Month Now Showing

    September 09, 2019

    The Charlotte Hungerford Hospital (CHH) Auxiliary is featuring the artwork of Jim Koplar now through early October 2019 in the hospital’s main lobby hallway, 540 Litchfield Street, Torrington. The public is invited to view and buy the works during regular visiting hours as part of the Auxiliary’s ongoing “Artist of…

  • Sepsis: A Minor Infection Becomes Deadly

    September 01, 2019

    Sepsis can kill anyone. Boxer Muhammad Ali, Pope John Paul II and Muppets creator Jim Henson are among the people who have died from complications related to sepsis, the body’s extreme reaction to infection that causes tissue damage, organ failure and, in these severe cases, death. Sepsis is often referred…

  • Charlotte Hungerford Offering Free Smoking-Cessation Class

    August 26, 2019

    Charlotte Hungerford Hospital in Torrington will be offering its popular Freedom From Smoking cessation program this fall as part of its ongoing efforts to help smokers kick the habit and live smoke free. The free program features discussion and skill sessions led by trained, certified American Cancer Society facilitators who…

  • NWCT’s ‘Fit Together’ Making Progress Promoting Healthy Lifestyles

    August 14, 2019

    Northwest Connecticut’s “Fit Together” NWCT community health initiative has been very busy over the past year building healthy kids and families by promoting wholesome eating and active lifestyle programs. The group’s Executive Director Carla Angevine and Program Coordinator Jessica Stewart have been developing and presenting an array of initiatives with…

  • CHH Auxiliary Awards 2019 Scholarships

    August 14, 2019

    Charlotte Hungerford Hospital’s (CHH) Auxiliary has awarded twelve local students $1,000 scholarships to pursue higher education opportunities in the healthcare field. With friends and family in attendance, Auxiliary members presented the awards to the students who earned the honor after a thorough review process of many qualified candidates. The awardees…

  • CHH Program spreads hope, health and healing for abused children and teens

    August 14, 2019

    The eighth grader knew she needed to tell someone. She turned to her school guidance counselor and revealed her uncle had touched her inappropriately the night before. How could she go home? Several blocks away, a teen-aged girl was sexually assaulted by a former boyfriend. Traumatized, she would later tell…

  • CAT Scan Service & Parking Update

    August 14, 2019

    Charlotte Hungerford Hospital is excited to announce that CHH will be acquiring a new CAT Scan unit to be installed in the next few months. During this time, we will be utilizing a temporary mobile unit so we may provide patients with uninterrupted diagnostic services. On Monday July 8th ,…

  • CHH Auxiliary July Artist of the Month Now Showing

    August 14, 2019

    The Charlotte Hungerford Hospital (CHH) Auxiliary is featuring the artwork of Virginia Erickson now through early August 2019 in the hospital’s main lobby hallway, 540 Litchfield Street, Torrington. The public is invited to view and buy the works during regular visiting hours as part of the Auxiliary’s ongoing “Artist of…

  • CHH Antibiotic Stewardship Program Improving Patient Outcomes

    August 14, 2019

    Many of us have come to expect our physicians to prescribe antibiotics when we’re hospitalized or not feeling well. We’re often surprised when they don’t. Physicians and patients have relied on antibiotics since penicillin was first introduced in the 1940s. Since then, antibiotics have transformed the practice of medicine —…


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