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  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down March 4, 2021

    To my Patients and Friends,

    Here’s the latest COVID-19 update… it’s a mixed bag today, but I hope you find it helpful.

    First, the not-good news

    Another surge is coming… count on it.  While the numbers seem to have dropped since January, they have once again been on the rise over the last several days.  Now is not ...

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  • An Important Announcement! February 22, 2021

    To my Patients and Friends,

    Here’s some very good (and perhaps surprising) news.  Governor Ned Lamont has just announced that, effective March 1, 2021, anyone age 55 or older who lives or works in the state of Connecticut will be eligible to register for a COVID-19 vaccination.

    Additionally, the timetable for the rest of Connecticut has ...

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  • Since We’re Snowed in Anyway… February 18, 2021

    To my Patients and Friends,

    Here’s the latest medical (mostly COVID-19) news.  Lots to report, so buckle up!

    A good news opener

    Almost 747,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in Connecticut so far, and on a per capita basis, we are #3 in the U.S for vaccine administrations (behind Alaska and New Mexico).  And we continue ...

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  • A Pregame Update February 7, 2021

    To my Patients and Friends,

    Here’s the latest update… perhaps you’ll have a few minutes to check it out before the big K.C. win today.  I hope you find it helpful.

    Update on Connecticut’s vaccine program

    Connecticut is still focusing on those age 75 or older.  The expectation is that vaccinations for this cohort will be completed in ...

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  • Stay focused January 30, 2021

    To my Patients and Friends,

    Here’s the last newsletter for January… I hope you find it helpful!

    Vaccine assistance

    A number of people have indicated to me that they’ve had a hard time getting appointments for vaccines.  Connecticut is still focusing on those age 75 or older. The expectation is that vaccinations for this cohort will be completed ...

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  • Progress January 24, 2021

    To my Patients and Friends,

    I’ve been fielding a lot of questions lately, particularly (but not exclusively) as related to eligibility for vaccines.   I’ve summarized the best available answers to your questions below… I hope this helps!

    Who’s eligible to receive a vaccine as of now?

    At this time, the state of Connecticut is still focusing on those ...

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  • Update on Vaccine Registration – PLEASE READ January 14, 2021

    To my Patients and Friends,

    Here’s the latest on vaccines (this comes directly from a communiqué just released by Governor Ned Lamont):

    (HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that phase 1b of Connecticut’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout will begin on Monday, January 18, 2021, and residents in the state over the age of 75 can now ...

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