– The Connecticut Burn Center at Bridgeport Hospital
will be re-dedicated at 10:30 a.m. Dec. 12, following a yearlong modernization project,according to a statement.
Members of the Connecticut firefighting
community and representatives of utility company who have provided support to
the $1.5 million Burn Center renovation campaign will be present, the statement said. Tours of the newly renovated
center will be provided to the guests, the statement said.
"The Burn Center is the only dedicated burn care facility in
the state. It provides care to 200 inpatients and 800 outpatients from around
Connecticut and neighboring states each year," the statement said.
Also in the statement: The renovation project began in fall 2011. It was
finished in September 2012. Highlights of work include the addition of a
new overnight suite for families of patients; a new dedicated patient elevator
connecting the Burn Center directly to the Main Operating Room Suite; upgrades
to patient rooms and treatment areas; the expansion of the nursing station and
staff work area; and a new main entrance.
Editor's note: All information in this post was contributed.
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