For The Media
Middlesex Hospital's response to last week's car crash and fire was immediate. In addition to ensuring the safety of all patients and staff, the Hospital worked quickly to solve problems, opened a temporary Emergency Department location and began cleanup efforts.
Middlesex Hospital has seen a dozen patients in its temporary Emergency Department since the space opened at 4 p.m. on Friday.
At 4 p.m. today, Middlesex Hospital began providing emergency care to walk-in patients. The Hospital opened a temporary Emergency Department space in its outpatient surgical services area.
Yesterday's incident challenged Middlesex Hospital and the Middletown community in many ways. The Hospital is very thankful for the assistance provided by the many police and firefighters who quickly responded and the Middletown mayor's office, and it is working cooperatively with law enforcement and many other agencies today and in the days ahead.
Middlesex Hospital Cancer Center and Middlesex Hospital Hospice and Palliative Care are teaming up to facilitate a support group for young widows and widowers.
Due to the prevalence of the flu in Connecticut, Middlesex Hospital is now limiting who can visit patients at the Hospital.
Middlesex Hospital Cancer Center is the proud recipient of a $20,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Middlesex County/Barbara Weeks Hart and George H. Hart Memorial Fund, and it will use the money to help patients who face financial hardships as a result of their cancer diagnoses.
The Women's Wellness Fund at Middlesex Hospital will hold Heart-to-Heart, a conversation about heart disease in women, on February 28 at Chapman Hall at Middlesex Community College, 100 Training Hill Road in Middletown.
Flu season is in full swing, and hospitals throughout Connecticut, including Middlesex Hospital, are helping an increasing number of patients as they battle the contagious respiratory illness.