Media Statement: COVID-19 patient diagnosed at Greenwich Hospital

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Quote from Norman Roth, President, Greenwich Hospital:

“A patient cared for in the Greenwich Hospital Emergency Department on March 11th has tested positive for COVID-19. The patient from New York has been discharged to home under the supervision of the patient’s local public health department. A small number of hospital employees who cared for the patient are doing well and are being monitored as per Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines.

Greenwich Hospital is well prepared and has taken every precaution to ensure the health and safety of all patients, staff and employees. Yale New Haven Health System has established a call center, 833-ASK-YNHH (833-275-9644), for any questions about the Coronavirus.”

Read letter to patients by Greenwich Hospital President and CEO Norman Roth >

Greenwich Hospital is a member of Yale New Haven Health. Greenwich is a 206-bed (includes 32 isolettes) community hospital serving lower Fairfield County, Connecticut and Westchester County, New York. It is a academic affiliate of Yale School of Medicine. Since opening in 1903, Greenwich Hospital has evolved into a progressive medical center and teaching institution representing all medical specialties and offering a wide range of medical, surgical, diagnostic and wellness programs. Greenwich Hospital is recognized throughout the healthcare industry as a leader in service and patient satisfaction excellence. Greenwich Hospital has the prestigious Magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, the nation’s highest honor of nursing excellence.

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