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DPH: Remember Food Safety when Preparing Holiday Meals
One in six get sick from food poisoning each year

The Department of Public Health (DPH) reminds Connecticut residents that food safety is especially important as they prepare holiday meals. Many holiday dinners include meat and poultry, a possible source of foodborne disease if not handled and prepared properly.
Nov 26, 2014 - 6:41:59 AM

Access Health CT operational and enrollment update
During the 2015 open enrollment, Access Health CT (AHCT) will provide regular updates regarding key operational and enrollment statistics. AHCT’s goal during this open enrollment is to enroll 70,000 new individuals in quality, affordable health care coverage.
Nov 24, 2014 - 5:55:28 AM

Norwalk Radiology and Mammography Center Earns Lung Cancer Screening Center Designation
Norwalk Radiology and Mammography Center (NRMC), located at 148 East Avenue in Norwalk, has been designated a Lung Cancer Screening Center by the American College of Radiology (ACR). NRMC is a Norwalk Hospital outpatient service.
Nov 24, 2014 - 5:54:18 AM

Connecticut nonprofit making a difference for children in Mexico
Simply Smiles Inc., the Norwalk-based charity dedicated to providing bright futures for impoverished children, recently concluded its third health clinic to treat intestinal parasites among 2,500 people in southern Oaxaca, Mexico.
Nov 13, 2014 - 2:00:22 AM

St. Vincent's Medical Center is First Hospital in Connecticut to Announce Meeting Federal Meaningful Use Stage 2 Capabilities
Hospital uses new electronic health record to improve patient outcomes;

St. Vincent's Health Services is pleased to be the first hospital in Connecticut to announce it has met federal Meaningful Use Stage 2 capabilities. By successfully attesting to Meaningful Use Stage 2, St. Vincent's joins an elite group of US hospitals to meet these health information technology standards. According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), fewer than 17 percent of eligible hospitals nationwide have met these national standards of patient care (Source: HealthLeadersMedia).
Nov 12, 2014 - 4:00:57 AM

Holiday craft sale benefits patients at Norwalk Hospital
The Norwalk Hospital Volunteers’ “Designs for Recovery” program is presenting holiday craft sales on December 3, 4 and 5 from 9 AM to 3 PM, in the Designs for Recovery Workroom on the first floor of the hospital.
Nov 10, 2014 - 5:04:54 AM

Malloy outlines state's policies for monitoring travelers from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone
Governor Dannel P. Malloy on Monday issued the following outline of how the state is monitoring the health of any individual returning to Connecticut after traveling from one of the countries in West Africa affected by the Ebola outbreak.
Oct 28, 2014 - 8:03:00 AM

Malloy: State launches Ebola information website
Residents Can Visit www.ct.gov/ebola for Useful Facts

Governor Dannel P. Malloy on Wednesday announced that the State of Connecticut has launched a website to keep residents informed regarding the Ebola virus. There will also be a hyperlink to www.ct.gov/ebola on the homepages of all state agencies.
Oct 24, 2014 - 6:59:49 AM

Mayor Martin Addresses Emergency Managers Regarding Stamford’s Ebola Preparedness
Earlier this month Governor Malloy issued an order declaring a public health emergency as a precautionary measure in response to cases of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). Today, Stamford Mayor David Martin announced that the City of Stamford has been monitoring and preparing to safeguard the community and first responders since July.
Oct 23, 2014 - 11:05:42 PM

Statement from the CT Department of Public Health
Test results received today from the Massachusetts State Public Health laboratory were negative for Ebola. This is good news for the patient at Yale New Haven Hospital. Confirmation tests from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are expected as early as tomorrow.
Oct 16, 2014 - 7:39:47 PM

Malloy oultines state's efforts to safeguard against Ebola
Announces that Commissioner Mullen has Invoked DPH’s Quarantine and Isolation Authority in New Haven

Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced today that the State of Connecticut is taking additional steps to strengthen the level of preparedness for the Ebola virus by enacting the quarantine and isolation protocols that were authorized under the order he signed last week. In addition, the Governor is directing that every hospital in the state perform a drill within the next week to assure that procedures and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) are up to standard.
Oct 16, 2014 - 3:10:05 PM

Free Screening of FED UP on Skip Sugar Day in Greenwich
Around 68 percent of American adults are obese or overweight and diabetes and childhood obesity rates have soared in the past 20 to 30 years. Yet, Americans consume about 152 pounds of sugar a year and 80 percent of 600,000 food products sold in the U.S. have added sugar. These facts and more will come to life at the free community screening of the documentary FED UP hosted by HALSAmd at the Cole Auditorium at the Greenwich Library, 101 West Putnam Avenue, on Monday, October 27 at 6:30 p.m.
Oct 13, 2014 - 5:25:56 PM

DPH Launches Office of Health Equity
The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) on Thursday announced a new Office of Health Equity. The office is established to improve the health of all Connecticut residents by working to eliminate differences in disease, disability and death rates among ethnic, racial and other population groups that are known to have adverse health status or outcomes.
Oct 10, 2014 - 11:47:34 AM

Norwalk Hospital Breast Cancer Survivor Fashion Show
A Breast Cancer Survivor Fashion Show, presented by the Smilow Family Breast Health Center at Norwalk Hospital, will be held at the Darien Sports Shop, 1127 Boston Post Road, Darien, on October 23 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Oct 10, 2014 - 6:26:50 AM

Malloy briefed on ebola situation
Governor Dannel P. Malloy has been briefed on the Ebola situation by the state Health Commissioner Dr. Jewel Mullen. The Governor said that although the risk of an Ebola outbreak in the United States is very low, state health officials have been working to prepare should a case of Ebola be identified in Connecticut.
Oct 2, 2014 - 12:06:09 PM

Beauty Blossoms throughout Waveny LifeCare Network thanks to Dedicated Flower Volunteers
With an unwavering commitment to providing quality care within a healing, soothing and therapeutic environment, Waveny LifeCare Network relies heavily upon a special group of volunteers who dedicate their horticultural talent and knack for beautification throughout the eldercare organization’s main campus in New Canaan.
Oct 1, 2014 - 6:56:00 AM

PPSNE Supports AAP Recommendations
Planned Parenthood of Southern New England (PPSNE) supports the recommendations that were released Monday morning by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). It is a critical role of health care providers to serve teens as a trusted advisor and source of sexual health information, supporting adolescents and their families to discuss and ask questions about sensitive issues such as sexual health and relationships. As the country’s most trusted provider of reproductive health care and sex education, Planned Parenthood understands how important it is for young people to have access to effective, affordable contraceptive methods, as well as comprehensive sex education. Data shows that contraception and sex education work.
Sep 30, 2014 - 7:44:13 AM

CDC Confirms Additional Cases of EV-D68 in Connecticut
The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) on Monday said it has been notified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of 12 new laboratory-confirmed cases of enterovirus D68 infection (EV-D68).
Sep 30, 2014 - 6:52:31 AM

Internationally known gender violence expert Jackson Katz to speak at Quinnipiac University Oct. 16
Jackson Katz, an internationally acclaimed educator, author, filmmaker and social theorist on gender violence, will be the keynote speaker at the educational program, “More Than a Few Good Men: A Lecture on American Manhood and Violence Against Women,” which will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 16, in the St. Vincent’s Medical Center Auditorium in the Center for Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences on Quinnipiac University’s North Haven Campus, 370 Bassett Road.
Sep 26, 2014 - 9:58:42 AM

Men's Wellness is Focus of September 30 Seminar Sponsored by St. Vincent's Medical Center
The St. Vincent's 2nd Annual Men's Wellness Seminar is scheduled for Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at St. Vincent's Medical Center, an affiliate of St. Vincent's Health Services. This free program will feature medical experts tackling some of the most pressing issues in men's health. Kicking off the evening will be Dr. Christopher Iannuzzi, a leading radiation oncologist and MD Anderson certified physician. More
Sep 23, 2014 - 1:04:43 AM

CDC Confirms First Case of EV-D68 in Connecticut Child
The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) today received confirmation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of a confirmed case of enterovirus D68 infection (EV-D68) involving a Connecticut child. The child, who was recently hospitalized, has since improved and been discharged.
Sep 17, 2014 - 9:38:02 PM

Norwalk Hospital Honors McGraw Family for $10 Million Gift
Proceeds from Annual Gala to Support New Ambulatory Surgery Center

Norwalk Hospital will honor prominent Connecticut philanthropists, the McGraw family, at its Gala on Saturday, September 27th, 2014. The Gala will be held at the Sono Field House, 365 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, in Norwalk, 6:30-11:00 p.m.
Sep 16, 2014 - 9:44:36 AM

Doctors Express Tackles Health Questions at Transitions Expo for Seniors
In order to help senior citizens better manage their health, Doctors Express Urgent Care Center recently hosted the “Ask the Doctor” seminar at the Transitions Expo on Sunday, September 7th at the Aqua Turf Club in Southington. Sponsored by CT1 Media, The Transitions Living and Planning Expo for Active Adults and Seniors brought together experts to provide families and individuals information about planning their own future or the future of their loved ones. Dr. Tom Brown, Medical Director at Doctors Express in West Hartford, answered attendees’ questions about heart disease, stroke and diabetes in his half hour Q&A session.
Sep 11, 2014 - 10:49:17 PM

WalletHub: Connecticut 4th Best State to have a baby
Connecticut is one of the best states to have a baby, according to a report by WalletHub. Our state came in fourth only after Vermont, Main and Oregon.
Sep 10, 2014 - 9:09:53 AM

Malloy: State to receive $7.6M for recovery initiatives
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that Connecticut will receive two grants totaling $7.6 million from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to better address the needs of persons with mental health or substance abuse disorders.
Sep 9, 2014 - 12:06:02 PM

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