RVNAhealth has been caring for patients throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, rolling up our sleeves and  doing what we do best — providing the best care in Connecticut.

We offer both COVID-19 Testing and  COVID-19 Vaccines.

RVNAhealth is an official COVID-19 vaccine provider in the State of CT, approved by the Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) and authorized within the Vaccine Administration Management System (VAMS).  As an approved provider, RVNAhealth administers COVID-19 vaccines, in accordance with the phased vaccination approach outlined by the CT Department of Public Health.

At the same time, we continue to serve COVID-19 patients through our home health and hospice services and keep many others safe and healthy in their homes, and at our Rehabilitation & Wellness Center.

Our Safety Precautions

Enhancements to our always-rigorous infection control and hygiene practices include:

  • Screenings, temperature checks, social distancing, and staggered patient appointments
  • Extensive cleaning measures of all equipment and facilities
  • Personal Protective Equipment for all Clinicians, CNAs, Caregivers, and Staff
  • Videoconferencing visits
  • Curbside services when possible

Record of Success

  • Never closed for business. More than 1,000 patients served between March and May 2020, including more than 160 COVID-19 patients
  • Zero infection transmissions to patients and clients throughout pandemic
  • Distinct COVID-19 and Non-COVID teams identified and trained
  • Ongoing measurement of processes and protocols to ensure efficacy

Frequently Asked Questions

View answers to questions about making appointments and other agency protocols.

RVNAhealth follows the Connecticut Department of Health’s phased vaccination approach. Our vaccine page is updated regularly with the most current information. You can also get updates by subscribing to our newsletter.

Yes. RVNAhealth has been caring for patients and clients from the time Coronavirus arrived in Connecticut. We have specific COVID-19 Response Teams; proven practices and processes; and are always procuring supplies of PPE (personal protective equipment) so that we are able to continue to do our jobs and serve our communities. Call (203) 438-5555 for information or to make an appointment

Yes. From the time Coronavirus arrived in Connecticut, the RVNAhealth ComfortWELL Hospice Services team has been caring for patients and their families. We have developed COVID-19 Response Teams, implemented additional practices and processes, and are always procuring additional PPE (personal protective equipment) so that we are able to continue to do our jobs and serve our communities. Call (203) 438-5555 for information or to make an appointment.

RVNAhealth clinicians have been regularly tested for COVID-19 and are part of phase 1a in the state’s vaccination schedule.

Throughout the pandemic, our clinicians have been wearing (PPE) personal protective equipment and following strict infection control practices to prevent the transmission of COVID-19 and to protect both you and us. In combination with very strict infection control practices and hand hygiene, we are confident that our patients are safe with us. 

Yes. We have the ability to use audio, or videoconferencing with WhatsApp or FaceTime, and we follow defined scripts and processes to ensure a purposeful, effective virtual visit. On the visit, our clinicians provide skilled triage and education to ensure that the plan of care is progressing as it should. 

We offer flu shots by appointment in our office and in individuals’ homes (for an additional fee) through StayWELL Private Duty Nursing. Learn more at the Flu & Pneumonia Immunizations Clinics page or call 203-438-5555 to schedule an appointment.

The Rehab Center never closed. We remained open safety throughout the pandemic, enabling patients to adhere to their plans of care for recovery. We continue to see patients daily, staggering appointments for safety. Upon entering, staff and patients must wear masks, use hand sanitizer, and have temperatures taken. We thoroughly disinfect surfaces after each patient visit. Call (203) 438-7862 to make an appointment.

Yes. We are currently scheduling virtual consultations with clients to discuss any future trips, safety precautions and recommended vaccines. An appointment to have vaccines administered at our office, car-side, will then be scheduled. Call (203) 438-5555 to make an appointment.

Protect Yourself and Others

To protect yourself and others, the CDC recommends that you:

  • Wear a mask in public
  • Stay 6 feet away from others outside your home
  • Avoid poorly ventilated spaces
  • Wash your hands often (see video) with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces daily
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces daily
  • Monitor your health; be alert for symptoms of COVID-19
  • Get a COVID-19 vaccination
  • Protect your health this flu season, including getting a flu shot

Visit The CDC Coronavirus page for more information. Page reviewed and updated: February 1, 2021.

RVNAhealth offers both PCR and Rapid Antigen COVID-19 Tests to the public. Appointments may be made up to two weeks in advance.  Learn more and make an appointment.

COVID-19 Vaccines

RVNAhealth administers COVID-19 Vaccines in accordance with the phased vaccination approach outlined by the CT DPH.  Learn more 

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