• coronavirus in connecticut Mar 31

    COVID-19 Hospitalizations Up Among Younger Age Groups

    Officials at Yale New Haven Hospital believe the uptick in younger COVID patients is tied to a lack of vaccination among the younger age groups and the circulating COVID-19 variants.

  • Yale New Haven Hospital Mar 1

    Yale New Haven Hospital to Begin Allowing Limited Visitors

    Yale New Haven Health has had strict limits in place on visitation because of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Starting this week, Yale New Haven Hospital will allow limited visitors. On Wednesday, Yale New Haven Hospital will begin allowing limited visitors on selected units for adult inpatients, not located on a COVID unit, who have been in the hospital for longer than…

  • new haven Dec 15, 2020

    YNHH, New Haven Officials Preparing for Vaccine Arrivals

    Two thousand doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine are on the way to Yale New Haven Health from Michigan. The hospital system’s chief clinical officer Dr. Thomas Balcezak said a FedEx tracker shows the shipment will arrive Tuesday and staff will begin vaccinations Tuesday and Wednesday. “We believe we’re well on our way towards getting all of our staff and...

  • coronavirus in connecticut Nov 24, 2020

    Yale New Haven Health Preparing for December COVID-19 Surge

    Yale New Haven Health is starting off their new fiscal year facing rising COVID-19 cases and a $120 million shortfall from last year. They say it’s due to fewer elective surgeries that bring in profits and a refusal to lay people off. “We elected to not only to not lay off any employees, but to keep everyone employed and to…

  • Yale New Haven Hospital Nov 10, 2020

    Hospitals Restricting Visitors as COVID-19 Cases Increase in Conn.

    Hospitals across Connecticut have re-implemented visitor restrictions as cases of COVID-19 continue to climb in the state. Visitors are being restricted at Yale New Haven Hospital and Yale New Haven Health outpatient facilities. Effective immediately, hospital officials said there is no visitation to any hospitalized patients. Rare exceptions can be made at the discretion of the patient’s clinical team,...

  • 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…

  • coronavirus Feb 1, 2020

    Health Experts Address Concerns Over Coronavirus, Traveling Students

    The worldwide spread of the coronavirus is causing medical experts here in the U.S. to keep a close eye on its impact. In Connecticut, there have been several people tested and the results were negative. Medical experts say they’re ready if a confirmed case does appear. “What we need to do now is really follow the situation closely. We...

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