Waveny Launches Certified Nursing & Home Health Aid School

Waveny LifeCare Network is excited to announce the launching of its Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) and Home Health Aide (HHA) School at 3 Farm Road in New Canaan, Connecticut the week of February 7, 2022.  The goal of this new initiative is to recruit and train the next generation of nursing professionals. The pandemic has […]

Nuvance Health Visitation Policy, Updated February 15

As of February 15th, all Nuvance Health hospitals resume visitation hours of 11am-8pm and welcome two non-changing support persons for patients without suspected or confirmed COVID-19. To read more, click here.

FDA postpones advisory panel meeting on Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine for younger children

The Food and Drug Administration announced Friday that it is postponing the meeting of its Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee, originally scheduled for February 15, “as new data has recently emerged” regarding Pfizer and BioNTech’s emergency use authorization request for their Covid-19 vaccine for children younger than 5. Click here to read more.

Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts

https://portal.ct.gov/Office-of-the-Governor/News/Press-Releases/2022/01-2022/Governor-Lamont-Coronavirus-Update-January-28 Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts Latest Data as of 3:00PM on Friday, January 28, 2022 (HARTFORD, CT) – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Friday, January […]

Lamont Firmly Against Mask Mandate; CT Hospitalizations Rise

https://patch.com/connecticut/ridgefield/lamont-firmly-against-mask-mandate-ct-hospitalizations-rise?utm_medium=social&utm_content=connecticut&utm_campaign=blasts&utm_source=facebook.com CONNECTICUT — Gov. Ned Lamont said — again — that he has no intention of reinstituting a statewide mask mandate in Connecticut. During a Monday morning news conference, the governor emphasized, “We have the ability to keep ourselves safe.” Lamont said the mask mandate “made a lot of sense” earlier in the pandemic when, […]

CEO Letter to the Editor

December 23, 2021 Dear Editor, As we continue through the holiday season, Waveny LifeCare Network, on behalf of its employees, physicians, patients, residents, and volunteers, would like to take this opportunity to thank our many families, donors, and our communities for their ongoing engagement, outreach, and support. It is also time to take pause and […]

Pfizer Boosters For Kids 12-15: What CT Parents Need To Know

https://patch.com/connecticut/norwalk/s/i13xg/pfizer-boosters-for-kids-1215-what-ct-parents-need-to-know?utm_source=alert-breakingnews&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=alert CONNECTICUT — The Food and Drug Administration on Monday authorized the Pfizer COVID-19 booster for children as young as 12 in our area, broadening access to the third dose of the vaccine as COVID-19 daily infection rates remain in record territory. The shots won’t be available to adolescents and younger teens in Connecticut immediately, […]

Gov. Lamont releases statement on omicron variant

https://connecticut.news12.com/gov-lamont-releases-statement-on-omicron-variant Gov. Lamont releases statement on omicron variant Nov 29, 2021, 11:22amUpdated 31m ago By: News 12 Staff Gov. Ned Lamont has released a statement on the omicron variant, the latest version of COVID-19 to begin spreading across the globe. Lamont says while there are no reported cases of omicron in Connecticut, residents must remain […]