Category: Health

SilverSource Announces Updated Measures During Coronavirus Outbreak

STAMFORD, CT (March 12, 2020)   In response to the growing concerns over the spread of COVID19, SilverSource, the nonprofit agency that serves the greater Stamford senior community, has announced immediate updates to its programs and services to ensure the safety of its employees and clients. “In the interest of ensuring the continued health and safety…

Bridgeport, CT – Mayor Ganim announced today that all city Senior Centers will close until further notice out of an abundance of caution to prevent seniors and our older population from contracting and suffering severe effects of the Coronavirus. After careful assessment of the present situation regarding COVID-19, effective tomorrow, Thursday, March 12, 2020, all…

Hartford, CT – Attorney General William Tong today released the following statement and guidance on price gouging enforcement after Gov. Ned Lamont declared civil preparedness and public health emergencies in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. “I’m hearing reports from Connecticut and around the country of outrageous price hikes on basic supplies like hand sanitizer and…

First coronavirus case reported in Connecticut

Connecticut Governor Lamont issued a statement Friday evening following the reports of the first confirmed case of coronavirus in Connecticut. The person, who tested positive, is reported to be an employee of Danbury and Norwalk hospitals and is a Westchester County, New York resident. ““This afternoon we learned that patients and staff at both Danbury…

DANBURY, CT – Western Connecticut State University Professor of Nursing Dr. Mary Ellen Doherty will be inducted as a Fellow in the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) this spring. With years of clinical experience as a certified nurse-midwife, maternal-child clinical nurse specialist, family nurse practitioner, childbirth educator and expert witness for the legal system, as well as…