Marna Borgstrom

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Lamont Allows Pharmacies to Offer Covid-19 Testing; Key to Reopening CT

“I think we’ve come through our first peak,” said Marna Borgstrom, CEO of Yale New Haven Health. “Whether we see a continued diminution of Covid cases and can resume more normal operations is going to depend ultimately on a vaccination and more available and reliable testing with fast turnaround.” Continue Reading →

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COVID-19 Hospitalizations Drop; Not Yet Time to Celebrate

A conference call with Yale New Haven Health System leaders on Wednesday gave a snapshot of COVID-19’s movement across the state and some good news for Greenwich and southwest Connecticut. Tom Balcezak, MD, Chief Clinical Officer, Yale New Haven Health said Connecticut’s cases peaked on April 21 with a little over 1,970+ cases. “I hope that is the peak,” he said. “It has been coming steadily down since then. We are now, today, at a little over 1,600 cases in hospitals across the state.” Continue Reading →

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60 Greenwich Hospital Staff Positive for Coronavirus, Staffing Expanded, J House Contracted for Accommodations

“The community has been so supportive of our staff throughout this crisis. On a daily basis we are getting food through charitable donations, residents and restaurants to take the burden off trying to eat, for staff.” – Norman Roth, CEO, Greenwich Hospital Continue Reading →

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Southern Connecticut Hospitals Reaching Closer to Capacity for COVID-19

Connecticut continues to ramp up capacity for a surge in COVID-19 cases. The Tully Center, owned by Stamford Healthcare, and has been mothballed, is being turned into a respite care/post acute care unit for both Stamford and Greenwich. Continue Reading →

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COVID-19 Update: Positive Tests Tick Up, Greenwich Hospital Dipping into 95 “Over-Capacity Beds”

“We are now just going to our in-house ‘over capacity beds,’ which are beds and locations within the hospital that are not in the traditional bed count, but can be easily taken care of in a safe manner in the hospital campus. I have 95 of those beds available and we have just started admitting into those new units.” – Diane Kelly, Greenwich Hospital Continue Reading →

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