In Connecticut, as elsewhere across the country, the pandemic has exacerbated just how thin school-based social workers are stretched.
Black and Hispanic Connecticut residents lag behind their white age-eligible counterparts in having a potentially life-saving colonoscopy.
Black teens are disproportionately affected — five to eight times greater than whites.
Connecticut’s school-based health centers have become a critical health care delivery option for children who have limited access.
Over the past 20 years, Connecticut women with cognitive or physical disabilities have found their way to the Gaylord Specialty Healthcare’s Gynecological Clinic for Women with Disabilities in Wallingford. There, obstetrician-gynecologist Anna Tirado provides routine and preventive gynecological care to disabled women.