• frontline workers Dec 30, 2020

    From New London to Nepal, Frontline Workers Share Experiences

    Healthcare workers in New London, Connecticut are forming a unique relationship with doctors in Nepal. Separated by more than 7,000 miles, the two groups of medical workers share a common bond: working on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic. “There is so much we need to learn from each other to get ahead of this pandemic,” said Dr. Prakash Kandel,…

  • coronavirus vaccine Dec 12, 2020

    Lawrence and Memorial Hospital in New London Prepares for COVID Vaccine

    Lawrence and Memorial Hospital, based in New London, is preparing to receive hundreds of doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine by early next week. If the Pfizer vaccine is given the green light, about 31,000 doses are expected to arrive in Connecticut by Monday. Healthcare workers are among the first group to receive the vaccine in the state. “The hospitals will…

  • New London Nov 30, 2020

    New London Nurses Share Experiences From the Frontlines

    Lawrence and Memorial Hospital in New London is treating more COVID-19 patients than ever before. The hospital peaked at 31 COVID-19 hospitalizations in May. There are 39 COVID-19 patients being treated at the hospital as of Monday, according to a spokesperson for the hospital. “It does not get any easier,” said Laura Arre, a registered nurse at the hospital. “It…

  • Yale New Haven Hospital Oct 31, 2020

    Blackbaud Data Breach Impacts Two Connecticut Hospitals

    The widespread Blackbaud data breach impacting a large number of organizations is impacting two Connecticut hospitals: Yale New Haven Hospital and Lawrence + Memorial Hospital. Blackbaud is a software company that the hospitals use for donor communications and engagement. “YNHH was notified by Blackbaud on Sept. 1, 2020 that an unauthorized party had removed non-financial information as part of a…

  • New London Mar 24, 2020

    New London School Nurses Working at Hospital COVID-19 Testing Site

    As testing for COVID-19 continues to become more available across the state, there is an increased need for healthcare workers to help conduct the tests. In New London, school nurses are helping to fill the void. “This is very different,” said Jayne Hill, a school nurse who is now working at Yale New Haven Health’s Lawrence and Memorial Hospital....

  • coronavirus testing Mar 23, 2020

    School Nurses Help With COVID-19 Testing in New London

    Since schools are closed, nurses that are usually placed in local schools are out of work, so some are helping out at local testing sites.

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