Media Statement: COVID-19 patient receiving care at Bridgeport Hospital

Monday, March 9, 2020

Bridgeport, CT (March 9, 2020) – Bridgeport Hospital can confirm that it is currently caring for a patient that has tested positive for COVID-19. The Hospital is well prepared and has taken every precaution to ensure the health and safety of all patients, staff and employees.

Read letter to patients by Bridgeport Hospital President Anne Diamond

Yale New Haven Health (YNHHS), the largest and most comprehensive healthcare system in Connecticut, is recognized for advanced clinical care, quality, service, cost effectiveness and commitment to improving the health status of the communities it serves. YNHHS includes five hospitals – Bridgeport, Greenwich, Lawrence + Memorial, Westerly and Yale New Haven hospitals, several specialty networks and Northeast Medical Group, a non-profit medical foundation with several hundred community-based and hospital-employed physicians. YNHHS is affiliated with Yale University and Yale Medicine, the clinical practice of the Yale School of Medicine and the largest academic multi-specialty practice in New England. Yale New Haven Hospital is the primary teaching hospital of Yale School of Medicine. www.ynhhs.org

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