Connecticut Department of Public Health

Possible Ebola case in New Haven
3:09 pm
Thu October 16, 2014

Yale student researcher who was in Liberia being tested for Ebola

Credit Yale-New Haven Hospital

Update 5 p.m.: The patient at Yale-New Haven hospital, who was being evaluated for Ebola-like symptoms, has tested negative for the virus.

Officials at Yale-New Haven Hospital say a patient who the hospital admitted last night for evaluation of Ebola-like symptoms is in stable condition and improving.

The patient is a Yale student who recently returned from Liberia with a group of other students.

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Nearly 90 percent had "critical challenges"
5:26 pm
Wed September 17, 2014

Federal report says hospitals weren't ready for Superstorm Sandy

An ambulance departs Bellevue Hospital in New York, where patients were being evacuated.
Credit (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

A new federal report on the emergency preparedness and response of tri-state area hospitals during Superstorm Sandy says many of them were unprepared to deal with the challenges they faced.  The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) found most of the hospitals had been cited before the storm for a lack of preparedness.

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142 hospitalizations so far
6:32 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

Flu outbreak is widespread in Conn.

Connecticut’s Department of Public Health says the flu is widespread in the state.  So far, the state has seen 2 deaths and 142 hospitalizations this flu season.

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