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Yale New Haven Health System Update: Covid-19 Vaccinations Rolling Smoothly; Outreach to People of Color; Dispelling Myths

“”The pharma companies say they are manufacturing a lot of this, and for reasons that are hard to track, we’re not sure where is it and why aren’t we getting more.” – Marna Borgstrom, CEO, Yale New Haven Health System Continue Reading →

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Lamont Allocates $40 Million to CT Hospitals to Support Covid-19 Response Efforts

Governor Ned Lamont announced on Thursday that his administration will deliver an additional $40 million to Connecticut’s acute care hospitals to support their ongoing work responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. The funding, which comes from the state’s Coronavirus Relief Fund, will be distributed to non-governmental, short-term general hospitals that meet certain requirements based on applicable costs and expenses incurred as a result of the pandemic. It supplements the over $980 million direct federal funding received by the hospitals to date during the pandemic. “This funding recognizes the frontline role Connecticut’s hospitals and their dedicated employees have played throughout this pandemic,” Lamont said in a release. “It is not an overstatement to say that this role has been heroic and continues to be indispensable as we all work together to defeat the virus. Continue Reading →

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Lamont on Start of CT Covid-19 Vaccine Distribution: A Significant Step, Not a Silver Bullet; 81 Dead over Weekend

“I think every day you’re going to see somebody like Dr. Grant who took the vaccine. There were no side effects. He felt good. He feels safer. And I think that’s what it will take to get from 60, to 70, to 80, to 90 percent of the people willing to get this vaccine on a timely basis.” – Ned Lamont Continue Reading →

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Lamont Shares Vaccine Timeline for CT; Camillo Reports Another Jump in Greenwich’s Covid-19 Numbers

On Friday Greenwich First Selectman Fred Camillo announced the total number of positive cases in town increased 104 from 1,656 on Wednesday to 1,760.
In one week – Friday, Nov 27 to Friday, Dec 4 – Greenwich had an increase of active 224 cases. Continue Reading →

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