The Connecticut HealthFirst Authority, created by the Legislature to make recommendations on health care and insurance reform, is holding a series of public hearings around the state to take testimony from residents on the barriers to care and possible solutions that ensure access and affordability.

Do not miss this opportunity to have your voice heard and to help shape Connecticut’s health care and health care-financing future.

All hearings which start this week will be held 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in each of the below locations.

9/17/2008 Putnam Middle School, 35 Wicker Street, Putnam
9/18/2008 City Hall Community Room, Room 128, 125 East Ave., Norwalk
9/23/2008 City Hall Auditorium 140 Main Street, Torrington
9/24/2008 Connecticut Hospital Association Building, Combo, 110 Barnes Rd, Wallingford
9/25/2008 Town Hall Council Chambers 100 Broadway Street, Norwich
9/29/2008 Town Hall Common Council Chambers, 155 Deer Hill Avenue, Danbury
10/1/2008 Waterbury Arts Magnet School Atrium,16 South Elm Street, Waterbury
10/2/2008 Legislative Office Building, Room 1D, 300 Capitol Ave, Hartford
**Manchester** To be announced

Click here to download a pdf version of the hearing schedule.