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Council Learns About Maternal Healthcare & Ebola

MaternalHealthPresentation by Karen Spargo on Maternal Health Services to see full report go to their website.


Karen Spargo spoke on the outbreak of Ebola and the procedures that take place to control and isolate patients. Dr. Fred Browne from Griffin Hospital also added that the Hospital had emergency procedures in place for Ebola patients. In November of 2014  Griffin Hospital had a patient admitted with the possibility of having Ebola, the staff followed proper protocol on isolating the patient. It turned out that the patient did not have the disease.

Valley Council Annual Meeting December 2

Valley Council Annual Meeting

December 2, 2014
Grassy Hill Lodge
77 Sodom Lane  *  Derby, CT 06418

PorthR The Valley Council for Health & Human Services  held its Annual Meeting and Community Awards Presentation on Tuesday, December 2, 2014. The event featured  Richard Porth the keynote speaker who made a presentation on “Have You Met ALICE” which stands for “Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed”. A Study of Financial Hardship in CT. Richard Porth is President/CEO of United Way of Connecticut. The breakfast meeting and awards presentation, was sponsored by the Valley Community Foundation, and held at Grassy Hill Lodge in Derby, CT. Continue reading