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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 licensed 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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Quinnipiac chamber’s annual awards recognize local women

Quinnipiac chamber’s annual awards recognize local women

January 18, 2021 04:02PM  By Devin Leith-Yessian, Record-Journal staff  WALLINGFORD — The Quinnipiac Chamber of Commerce’s annual Women’s Achievement Awards ceremony will recognize the accomplishments of seven women who have improved the North Haven and Wallingford communities. “We want to recognize outstanding achievers so others can look to them as examples that they can achieve the same,” said Gary Ciarleglio, the chamber’s senior director of sales and marketing. “And it’s important for us to connect the community with these leaders.” A virtual awards ceremony is scheduled for Jan. 28 at noon and will feature guest speaker Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz, as well as remarks from each of the seven recipients. Each of the winners will receive an engraved trophy...
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'We Are Looking For Answers': Treating The COVID Long Haulers

Connecticut Public Radio


In early March, Vic Gara came down with severe muscle aches, headaches and a rising blood pressure, indicators of COVID-19 that weren’t well understood early on in the pandemic.

“Taking a shower, just the water hurt my body,” he said. “I couldn’t sleep. I slowly became hypoxic. I just couldn’t breathe.”  LISTEN HERE

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Revisiting "Us in the Time of COVID"


ANTHONY SPINA is a former COVID patient who left Gaylord after weeks of therapy. He was one of the first guests on Chion Wolf's "Us in the time of Coronavirus" show on WNPR earlier this year. Last week, he was invited back as a guest on Chion's show, "Audacious," where she touches base with some of the first patients she interviewed last year. Anthony's interview begins at 2:24 and runs to about 6:21 in the podcast below.  

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