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Welcome to Gaylord

Gaylord Specialty Healthcare is a rehabilitation-focused, nonprofit health system that provides inpatient and outpatient care for people at every point in their journey from illness or injury to maximum recovery.

Gaylord is widely recognized for its leadership in treating patients with a spinal cord injury, brain Injury, or stroke and those requiring pulmonary, cardiac, or complex medical care, as well as sports-related injuries. It is the only rehabilitation system liscensed as a long-term acute care hospital (LTACH) in Connecticut that is accredited by CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities) for both inpatient and outpatient programs.

The system is anchored by Gaylord Hospital and includes Gaylord Outpatient Services and Gaylord Physical Therapy. Together, these entities deliver a complete continuum of rehab care driven by technology, research, clinical experience, and compassion.

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Yorktown Man Returns to Health After Months-Long COVID-19 Battle

By BRIAN MARSCHHAUSER November 23, 2020 at 10:30 AM YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Vinny Malvarosa, a 51-year-old Yorktown resident, went to the emergency room on Wednesday, March 11, with a fever. “I thought I would be gone two or three hours,” he said. “Instead, I was gone 103 days.” At the hospital, Malvarosa was diagnosed with bilateral pneumonia and tested positive for COVID-19. Around midnight on Saturday, March 14, he was intubated and slipped into a month-long coma. “One doctor said when she was given my case, she was told I wouldn’t live beyond the next couple of days,” Malvarosa said. “Somehow, I persevered and woke up sometime in mid-April. I couldn’t lift my arm to scratch my nose, but I was alive.” Malvarosa spent the next two months in a rehab...
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2020 Women Who Mean Business honorees share keys to success

New Haven Biz

November 24, 2020

The “Women Who Mean Business” honorees for 2020 have risen to the top of their respective fields, from finance to education, healthcare, insurance, manufacturing and architecture. 

On Nov. 17, New Haven BIZ honored the achievements of six area women at a special online event, which was held virtually this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The second-annual event included networking and a live panel discussion, which was moderated by KeyBank.

Patients receive long-term treatment to recover from effects of coronavirus

Patients receive long-term treatment to recover from effects of coronavirus

Felicia Bolton

Posted: NOV 22, 2020 / 07:22 AM CST | Updated: NOV 22, 2020 / 07:22 AM CST

WALLINGFORD, Conn. (NewsNation Now) — Doctors at Gaylord Specialty Healthcare in Connecticut have created a program to treat patients dealing with the lingering effects of coronavirus.

For many COVID-19 patients, the joy of testing negative is often overshadowed by the remaining symptoms of the disease. With the help of doctors, patients are able to slowly return to a ”normal” life.

Vic Gara says his recovery is still in the works today.  

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