Press Releases

ECHN Vernon Family Resource Center Offers Educational Playgroups And Personal Visits

The ECHN Family Resource Center, Maple Street School, 20 Maple St., Vernon, offers parent educational workshops, educational playgroups, positive youth development, home/personal visits for young families, child developmental assessments, family literacy, support to childcare providers, and links to preschool education, school-age childcare, adult education, and referrals to community resources.

RGH Auxiliary Plans Trip To Westchester Broadway Theatre

The Rockville General Hospital Auxiliary has planned a trip to Westchester Broadway Theatre, Elmsford, New York, to see the hit musical Mary Poppins on Wednesday, May 28. 

Oh, My Aching ...

Skiing, snowboarding and shoveling are activities that can be tough on your knees, wrists, shoulders and back. EasternConnecticut Health Network has Rehabilitation Services that offer speicalized programs including strength and conditioning and sports medicine rehabilitation. 

ECHN Launches Wellness Campaign to Promote the Benefits of Early Detection

In recognition of March being National Colon Cancer Awareness Month, Eastern Connecticut Health Network (ECHN) is launching a wellness campaign to educate and assist the community in getting screened for colon cancer. 

The SBM Charitable Foundation Family Birthing Center At Manchester Memorial Hospital Works To Give More Babies A Healthy Start

The SBM Charitable Foundation Family Birthing Center at Manchester Memorial Hospital has been working with the March of Dimes to reduce the number of elective inductions and cesarean deliveries performed before 39 completed weeks of pregnancy. 

Six Tips For Safer Snow Shoveling

Winter is here and so is the snow, which means shoveling.  Snow shoveling can be just as physically taxing as any sport or exercise routine.

A Tree of Love and Memories

(Manchester, CT) The annual Tree of Love lighting ceremony, sponsored by The Auxiliary of Manchester Memorial Hospital, began in the main lobby of the hospital on December 6 at 5 p.m. 

New Director of Corporate Communications and Marketing at ECHN

Eastern Connecticut Health Network (ECHN) is pleased to announce the appointment of Eric C. Berthel as Director of Corporate Communications and Marketing. 

Rockville General Hospital Receives ACR Accreditation For Mammography Services

The Medical Imaging Department at Rockville General Hospital (RGH) has been awarded another three-year term of accreditation for its mammography services.

A Coat for a Stranger

For Nico Gonzalez, a food service attendant at Manchester Memorial Hospital, November 15 started out as a typical workday, preparing and delivering meal trays to inpatients. But, this remarkable young man would turn an ordinary day into an extraordinary one for a patient and the hospital.