BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – Bridgeport Hospital will offer various classes, screenings, services and support groups during June to assist local residents.
Billing questions – Bridgeport Hospital provides free, confidential assistance to patients and families with questions about their hospital bills. Financial counselors are available during regular business hours to discuss billing issues and payment assistance options, including eligibility for free or discounted care. Bridgeport Hospital also pays a state employee to be on site to help patients apply for Medicaid and other state assistance programs. For an appointment to see a financial counselor, call 203-384-3449.
Blood pressure screenings – Bridgeport Hospital will offer free blood pressure screenings at the following locations and times. For information, call 888-357-2396:
- Monday, June 6 and Monday, June 20 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at the Fairfield Senior Center, 100 Mona Terrace
- Monday, June 13, 9:30-11:30 a.m. at the Stratford Baldwin Center, 1000 West Broad Street
- Monday, June 27 from noon-2 p.m. at the Shelton Senior Center, 81 Wheeler Street
Breastfeeding support group – Bridgeport Hospital’s free breastfeeding support group for new and expectant mothers will meet on Wednesday, June 1 and Wednesday, June 15 from 10 a.m. - noon at the Park Avenue Medical Center, 5520 Park Ave., Trumbull. The group is facilitated by a certified lactation consultant. Mothers can attend as many meetings as they wish and are welcome to bring their babies. To register, click here or call 888-357-2396.
Expectant parent classes and tours – Bridgeport Hospital offers classes and tours for new and expectant parents, including birthplace tours on Thursdays, June 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 from 6-7 p.m.; Infant CPR Thursdays, June 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 from 7:15-8:15 p.m. To register, click here or call 888-357-2396.
Genetic counseling – Bridgeport Hospital’s Norma Pfriem Cancer Institute, in partnership with the Smilow Cancer Genetics and Prevention Program, provides weekly genetic counseling services by appointment at Norma Pfriem Breast Center, 111 Beach Road, Fairfield, and Park Avenue Medical Center, 5520 Park Ave, Trumbull. For information or to make an appointment, call 203-200-4362.
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