Julia Balfour

Recent Articles


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

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

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

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

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

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

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 —...