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02/19/21

Westerly Hospital modifies its visitor restriction policy

Westerly, RI (Feb. 19, 2021) Due to the recent decline in the positivity rate of COVID-19 the Rhode Island Department of Health has revised its visitor guidance for hospitals and outpatient facilities from Level 3 to Level 1. Effective Friday, Feb. 19, Westerly Hospital will implement a one visitor per patient per day visitor policy for adults over the age of 18.

02/19/21

Self scheduling COVID-19 testing available at Westerly Hospital

Westerly, RI (Feb. 19, 2021) - Members of the public now have the ability to self-schedule for a COVID-19 test at the Westerly Hospital testing site without a physician’s order.

12/30/20

Chariho High School students create video performance of Christmas carols for Westerly Hospital patients and staff

WESTERLY, RI (Dec. 30, 2020) – Undeterred by the recent snow storm, rain, wind and a global pandemic, students from Chariho High School Vocal Select produced a video performance of Christmas carols sung outdoors on the high school campus, socially distanced and wearing masks.

12/16/20

Yale New Haven Health announces testing site closures in advance of winter storm Gail

NEW HAVEN, CT (Dec. 16, 2020) – Yale New Haven Health (YNHHS) has announced that due to the imminent winter storm and dangerous travel conditions anticipated for Connecticut and Rhode Island, YNHHS COVID-19 testing sites will be closed on Thursday, Dec. 17. The closures will impact all drive-up and walk-up locations.

12/10/20

Trinity Health Of New England, Yale New Haven Health and Nuvance Health Partner to Educate Community on COVID Vaccine

HARTFORD, Conn. (December 10, 2020) – Trinity Health Of New England, Yale New Haven Health and Nuvance Health, three of the largest health systems in the state of Connecticut, have joined forces on a statewide strategy which will seek to educate and support local communities throughout Connecticut on the COVID-19 vaccine.

12/09/20

Westerly Hospital Auxiliary kicks off 36th annual Lights of Love campaign

NEW LONDON, CT (December 9, 2020) - The L+M Hospital Auxiliary has kicked off this year’s “Lights of Hope” fundraising campaign which invites members of the community to make gifts of any amount in honor or remembrance of a loved one.

11/04/20

Robert Legare, MD receives Dr. Joseph DiMase Memorial Healthcare Professional Award

WESTERLY, RI (November 4, 2020) – Robert Legare, MD, associate clinical professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology) and medical director of the Smilow Cancer Hospital care centers in Westerly and Waterford, is the recipient of the 2020 Dr. Joseph DiMase Memorial Healthcare Professional Award to be presented during the Partnership to Reduce Cancer in Rhode Island’s Cancer Summit.

10/29/20

B’nai B’rith names YNHHS CEO Marna P. Borgstrom as the Charles Lauer National Healthcare Award winner

New Haven, CT (Oct. 29, 2020) – Yale New Haven Health CEO Marna P. Borgstrom was named B’nai B’rith’s Charles Lauer National Healthcare Award winner for her dedication to community service, excellence in leadership and outstanding philanthropic commitment in the healthcare community and beyond.

09/30/20

Yale New Haven Health’s Marna Borgstrom to join healthcare executives and Gov. Ned Lamont to discuss “Beyond the Coronavirus Crisis: Change, Innovation, Leadership, Success,” at Quinnipiac University webinar

New Haven, CT (Sept. 30, 2020) – Marna Borgstrom, CEO of Yale New Haven Health (YNHHS) will join other top Connecticut healthcare executives and Gov. Ned Lamont to discuss “Beyond the Coronavirus Crisis: Change, Innovation, Leadership, Success,” with Quinnipiac University President Judy Olian at 3 pm on Thursday, Oct. 1.

08/11/20

Westerly Hospital receives Get With The Guidelines – Stroke silver quality achievement award

WESTERLY, RI (Aug. 11, 2020) ― Westerly Hospital has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® – Stroke Silver Quality Achievement Award.


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