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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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‘Listen to me, I almost died. Go get the shot, please’: CT COVID survivor urges everyone to get vaccine

WTNH Channel 8
by: Lisa Carberg

Posted: Apr 8, 2021 / 07:41 

(WTNH) — A Connecticut COVID-19 survivor wants you to hear about her ordeal if you are hesitant about getting the vaccine. She almost died. Some steadfast dietitians at a rehab center gave her the strength to fight back.

Gianna Consiglio, a mother of three refused to give up in the hospital or rehab. She lost her appetite and food became what it took to bring her back. She is now a COVID long-hauler, refusing to let it stop her from sharing her vaccination message.


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Long-Haulers: Workers with lingering COVID-19 side effects create new challenges for employers

New Haven BIZ
April 1, 2021

By Patricia Villers

Returning to work can be challenging for people who are COVID-19 “long-haulers,” those who have recovered from the virus but are dealing with long-term effects.

Vic Gara of West Granby, the president and CEO of West Hartford aerospace parts manufacturer United Tool and Die Co., has been out of work for almost a year because of lingering symptoms from the virus.

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Gaylord Hospital celebrates release of 200th COVID survivor

NBC Connecticut

John Kozin of New Haven thought he had a cold in early January, but within a week wound up in intensive care. On Friday, he was finally heading home.

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