Shaunna Monts, MBA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, was named Chief Human Resources Officer for Wheeler. She succeeds Patricia Speicher Werbner, MPA, who retires on June 30 after a decade of transforming Wheeler’s HR department and functions. Under Speicher Werbner’s leadership, Wheeler expanded its workforce in new areas like primary care, implemented countless system and process improvements, and earned placement as a Hartford Courant Top Workplace for seven years.
Medical and behavioral health care for the whole family now offered; addiction treatment, complementary medicine, and more, provided.
Wheeler’s New Britain community health center at 75 North Mountain Road is moving on June 21 to 40 Hart Street, and an expanded array of health care services will now be available to people of all ages.
Wheeler has received $108,000 in federal awards for quality care, including special recognition as one of only two community health centers in Connecticut that met or exceeded goals for reducing health disparities across different racial and ethnic groups between 2018 and 2019.
Wheeler’s Family Health & Wellness Center at 855 Lakewood Road, Waterbury, will offer drive-through and walk-up COVID-19 virus testing for Wheeler patients and the general public, weather permitting, starting on August 31, 2020, on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 9 am to 12 noon. No doctor's note or previous visit is needed for this type of testing, and the public is welcome. Symptoms are not required for testing.
Residents in the Waterbury region will have easier access to a lifesaving medication used to reverse overdoses, thanks to the American Savings Foundation and Wheeler’s Family Health & Wellness Center community health center in the Brass City.
Primary care, behavioral health, and addiction treatment offered through walk-in, appointments, and telehealth and telemedicine services
Wheeler’s Waterbury Family Health & Wellness Center has moved from 100 Jefferson Square to 855 Lakewood Road, and the new community health center facility opened on Monday, May 11th.