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Published on September 16, 2016

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Family Health Fest in Cheshire Celebrates Grand Opening

Games, Food, Fun at New Primary and Urgent Care Center

WATERBURY, Conn. (September 16, 2016) ─ Saint Mary’s Hospital is celebrating the grand opening of its new Primary Care and Urgent Care Center, located at 1154 Highland Avenue in Cheshire, with a Family Fun Fest set for 11am to 2pm on Saturday, September 24, 2016. Gaylord Physical Therapy, Orthopedics and Sports Medicine is participating in the event to celebrate the grand opening of their newest office, located on the second floor of the outpatient health center.

The event will provide the community with an opportunity to meet providers, tour the new facilities and learn more about the exceptional healthcare services provided in Cheshire by Saint Mary’s Hospital, Franklin Medical Group and Gaylord Physical Therapy, Orthopedics and Sports Medicine.

The Family Health Fest will feature free health screenings as well as complimentary food and entertainment, giveaways, raffles and fun family activities.

Saint Mary’s new facility will feature primary care and specialty physicians and a dedicated Urgent Care Center, providing expert, certified care for injuries and illnesses that are urgent but not life-threatening. Patients also may utilize the center for laboratory services, such as routine blood draw, and digital X-rays. No appointment is necessary. For more information, visit or call 203-709-4825 for Saint Mary’s Urgent Care Center and 203-709-4800 for Franklin Medical Group Primary Care.

A preferred provider to many local sports medicine physicians and orthopedic surgeons, Gaylord PTOSM offers local access to renowned Gaylord physical therapy expertise and can benefit any individual with conditions ranging from simple strains and sprains to serious sports injuries and joint replacement or orthopedic surgeries. Anyone interested in making an appointment or learning more about Gaylord Physical Therapy Orthopedics and Sports Medicine may call (203) 679-3533 or visit

About Saint Mary’s Hospital

Saint Mary’s Hospital is an acute care community teaching hospital that has served Greater Waterbury since 1909 and is now a member of Trinity Health – New England. Licensed for 347 beds, Saint Mary’s is designated as a Level II Trauma Center, offers award-winning cardiac and stroke care and houses the region’s only pediatric emergency care unit. As the leading provider of surgical services in Greater Waterbury, Saint Mary’s was the first to introduce the daVinci® Robotic Surgery System. The hospital’s satellites and affiliates extend from Waterbury to Wolcott, Cheshire, Naugatuck, Southbury, Prospect and Watertown. Visit for more information or follow us on Facebook at SaintMarysHospitalCT and Twitter and Instagram at @SaintMarysCT.

About Trinity Health - New England

Trinity Health - New England is an integrated nonprofit health care delivery system formed in 2015 and is a member of Trinity Health located in Livonia, MI, one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation. Trinity Health - New England is comprised of Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center and Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital in Hartford, Connecticut; Johnson Memorial Medical Center, Johnson Memorial Hospital, and Johnson Health Care and Home & Community Health Services in Stafford Springs, Connecticut; and The Sisters of Providence Health System, which includes Mercy Medical Center in Springfield, Massachusetts; Providence Behavioral Health Hospital in Holyoke, Massachusetts; Weldon Rehabilitation Hospital, Springfield, Massachusetts; Brightside for Families and Children; and Mercy Continuing Care Network that includes Mercy Homecare, Mercy Hospice and Mercy LIFE.

About Gaylord Specialty Healthcare:

Gaylord Specialty Healthcare, headquartered in Wallingford, Connecticut is a not-for profit long-term 137 bed long-term acute care hospital that specializes in the care and treatment of people with complex medical and intensive rehabilitation issues. Gaylord also operates outpatient therapy centers in Wallingford, Cheshire, and North Haven. For latest news or more information go to their web site at

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