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May 2021

May 25, 2021

Injured CT Firefighter Applauded as He Leaves Hospital By Pam McLoughlin, Firehouse.com (5/24/21) https://www.firehouse.com/safety-health/news/21223956/injured-ct-firefighter-applauded-as-he-leaves-hospital Injured New Haven firefighter gets a hero’s welcome as he departs Bridgeport Hospital By Pam McLoughlin, NH Register/ CT Post/Hearst CT Media (5/23/21) https://www.nhregister.com/news/article/Injured-New-Haven-firefighter-gets-a-hero-s-16197724.php ‘This moment was incredible’: New Haven Firefighter Lt. Rankins released from Bridgeport Hospital Sunday By Shaynah Ferreira…

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March 2021

March 30, 2021

CBS Morning News-Dr. Tom Balcezak discussing COVID variants (video link only) By Staff Reports, CBS Morning News (3/31/21) https://twitter.com/cbsthismorning/status/1377224505093984262?s=21

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December 2020

December 31, 2020

CT Valley Views interviews Thomas Balcezak, MD, Chief Clinical Officer, Yale New Haven Health (Video Only) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9L7plF2IoeE&feature=youtu.be COVID hospitalizations are down. But cafeterias and pediatric wards could be cleared to make room. By Amanda Cuda, Connecticut Post (12/22/20) https://www.ctinsider.com/news/ctpost/article/COVID-hospitalizations-are-down-But-CT-hospitals-15821054.php?src=rdctppromostrip&_ga=2.232286934.838285254.1608556165-1884086975.1569412874 COVID vaccines for staff under way at Bridgeport Hospital (TV clip) By Staff, News 12 CT…

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November 2020

November 5, 2020

Katerina Papadopoulos Named Myra Kraft Community MVP Please join me in congratulating Katerina (Kat) Papadopoulos. Kat, a member of the Clinical Information Technologies team at YNHH, and a volunteer at the Norma Pfriem Breast Center, is one of 26 New Englanders recognized as a Myra Kraft Community MVP for 2020. Every year since 1998, the…

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October 2020

October 5, 2020

Less invasive alternative to breast cancer surgery being offered at Bridgeport Hospital By Staff, News 12 CT (10/18/20) https://connecticut.news12.com/less-invasive-alternative-to-breast-cancer-surgery-being-offered-at-bridgeport-hospital Bridgeport Hospital holds Pink Pledge (TV clip) By WCTX/WTNH (10/8/20) https://mms.tveyes.com/MediaCenterPlayer.aspx?u=aHR0cDovL21lZGlhY2VudGVyLnR2ZXllcy5jb20vZG93bmxvYWRnYXRld2F5LmFzcHg%2FVXNlcklEPTQzOTEzMiZNRElEPTEzOTE0MjMxJk1EU2VlZD03NjA2JlR5cGU9TWVkaWE%3D Bridgeport Hospital Boosts Breast Cancer Awareness with Pink Pledge Campaign By Staff, CT Patch (10/7/20) https://patch.com/connecticut/bridgeport/bridgeport-hospital-boosts-breast-cancer-awareness-pink-pledge-campaign Bridgeport breast center sponsors annual ‘Pink Pledge’ By Amanda…

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September 2020

September 3, 2020

Patients to share stories at ‘virtual’ Rose of Hope benefit By Staff, CT Patch (9/17/20) https://patch.com/connecticut/bridgeport/calendar/event/20200925/893681/patients-to-share-stories-at-virtual-rose-of-hope-benefit New multispecialty medical center opens in Fairfield By Kevin Zimmerman, Westfair Online (9/15/20) https://westfaironline.com/128303/new-multispecialty-medical-center-opens-in-fairfield/ Report: These 8 CT hospitals lost money in fiscal 2019 By Matt Pilon, Hartford Business Journal (9/9/20) https://www.hartfordbusiness.com/article/report-these-8-ct-hospitals-lost-money-in-fiscal-2019 ‘Hamilton’ star headlines virtual hospital event By…

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August 2020

August 26, 2020

Farm stand to open on Bridgeport Hospital’s Milford site By Amanda Cuda, Connecticut Post (8/26/20) https://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Farm-stand-to-open-on-Bridgeport-Hospital-s-15516892.php Yale New Haven Health enrolls 300 volunteers for COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial By Tracey O’Shaughnessy, Republican-American (8/24/20) https://www.rep-am.com/news/news-connecticut/2020/08/24/yale-new-haven-health-enrolls-300-volunteers-for-covid-19-vaccine-clinical-trial/ Forum Will Address Transformation at Milford Bridgeport Hospital By Staff, CT Patch (8/19/20) https://patch.com/connecticut/milford/forum-will-address-transformation-milford-bridgeport-hospital FDA grants emergency approval to Yale’s saliva-based…

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July 2020

July 9, 2020

Despite ‘mind-boggling’ start, CT hospitals come long way since pandemic’s peak By Amanda Cuda, Connecticut Post (7/24/20) https://www.ctinsider.com/local/ctpost/article/Despite-mind-boggling-start-CT-hospitals-15429353.php Feds hand $274M in coronavirus ‘hot spot’ money to CT hospitals facing $1B deficit By Emilie Munson, Hearst Media /NH Register/CT Post (7/22/20) https://www.ctinsider.com/local/ctpost/article/Feds-hand-274M-in-coronavirus-hot-spot-15426880.php?src=cppromostrip&_ga=2.18734586.211661396.1595425982-1592492577.1588762789 Bridgeport farmers markets back up and running By Michael Fornabaio, Connecticut Post (7/22/20)…

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May 2020

May 5, 2020

YNHH Signs Testing Expansion Contract With State By Thomas Breen, New Haven Independent (5/13/20) https://www.newhavenindependent.org/index.php/archives/entry/513_ynhh/ Local artists create chalk art to support health care workers at Bridgeport Hospital By News 12 CT (5/13/20) https://connecticut.news12.com/story/42123572/local-artists-create-chalk-art-to-support-health-care-workers-at-bridgeport-hospital COVID hospitalizations continue to decline in the Yale New Haven Health System By Jocelyn Maminta, WTNH News 8 (5/14/20) https://www.wtnh.com/news/health/coronavirus/covid-hospitalizations-continue-to-decline-in-the-yale-new-haven-health-system/ Bridgeport…

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April 2020

April 27, 2020

Bridgeport Hospital employees pay tribute to local first responders (TV clip)By WTNH, News 12 CT, Fox 61 (4/25/20)https://www.wtnh.com/news/connecticut/fairfield/watch-bridgeport-hospital-employees-pay-tribute-to-local-first-responders/ Local Yacht Club Delivering Hundreds of Meals to Front Line Health Workers in Bpt.By Beverly Balaz, Fairfield’s HamletHub (4/21/20)https://news.hamlethub.com/fairfield/places/49261-local-yacht-club-delivering-hundreds-of-meals-to-front-line-health-workers-in-bpt Staff at Bridgeport Hospital gets a surprise from NFL linebackerBy Andrew DaRosa, Connecticut Post (4/21/20)https://www.ctpost.com/news/coronavirus/article/Staff-at-Bridgeport-Hospital-get-a-surprise-from-15216109.php?src=posthpcp Connecticut is battling…

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