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 and its on-site partner, Genoa Healthcare, will provide information about Naloxone (NARCAN), a life saving medication used to reverse overdoses, and medication-assisted treatment for addiction at a community outreach event on Wednesday, September 23. A limited supply of Naloxene kits will be available, at no charge, for individuals who are eligible and do not have access to the life-saving medication, made possible by a grant from the American Savings Foundation. &
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.
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.
Saint Mary’s Hospital, a Regional Health Ministry of Trinity Health Of New England, has received approval from the State Office of Health Strategy to transition its outpatient behavioral health clinic to Wheeler Clinic, which is establishing a new Family Health & Wellness Center in Waterbury. The transition is expected to be complete by September 2019.