BRIDGEPORT—Free medical care to 100 neighbors in need—already scheduled!
Hartford HealthCare St. Vincent’s Medical Center is hosting its sixth ‘Medical Mission at Home.’
More than 100 volunteers to care for the 100 people, 18 years and older, already scheduled.
No insurance was required.
Limited number this year due to COVID.
Saturday, June 5
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Thomas Merton Center
43 Madison Avenue
The term ‘medical mission’ refers to volunteer caregivers who travel to other countries to provide free medical services.
Presented by St. Vincent’s Medical Center Foundation, the ‘Medical Mission at Home’ is designed to deliver healthcare, social and support services in own community.
About Hartford HealthCare
Hartford HealthCare is Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network. With 24,000 employees and total operating revenue of $4.3 billion, Hartford HealthCare has cultivated a strong, unified culture of accountability and innovation. Its care-delivery system, serving 161 towns and cities, includes two tertiary-level teaching hospitals, an acute-care community teaching hospital, an acute-care hospital and trauma center, three community hospitals, the state’s most extensive behavioral health network, a large multispecialty physician group, a clinical care organization, a regional home care system, an array of senior care services, and a large physical therapy and rehabilitation network at more than 350 locations in Connecticut and Rhode island. Hartford HealthCare’s unique, system-wide Institute Model offers a single, high standard of care in crucial specialties at hospital and ambulatory sites across Connecticut. The institutes include: Cancer; Behavioral Health; Heart and Vascular; Neuroscience; Orthopedics and Urology. Visit Hartford HealthCare at www.hartfordhealthcare.org
About St. Vincent’s Medical Center
Founded by the Daughters of Charity in 1903, St. Vincent’s Medical Center is a mission-driven organization committed to exceptional health care for all with special attention to persons living in poverty and those who are most vulnerable. St. Vincent’s, with more than 3,500 associates, includes a licensed 473-bed community teaching hospital, a 76-bed inpatient psychiatric facility in Westport, a large multispecialty provider group, and St. Vincent’s Special Needs Services. St. Vincent’s was awarded the Nursing Magnet® Recognition, the highest national award for nursing excellence. In 2013, St. Vincent’s Medical Center was named Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by the Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America, and has been recognized by both the Joint Commission and OSHA as a model of a highly reliable organization dedicated to patient safety. The American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer awarded St. Vincent’s an Outstanding Achievement Award with Accreditation in 2012, and it also has earned its designation from the National Accreditation Program for Breast Cancer. For more information on programs and services, visit www.stvincents.org