Glove-Wearing by the General Public

It is a common sight these days to find people out for essential errands wearing disposable gloves.  Disposable gloves are currently in high demand from the general public.  This is exacerbating an urgent shortage in the medical community.  The CDC has not made a recommendation for glove-wearing by the general …

Ask the Chief Clinical Officer …

Keri Linardi, RVNAhealth Chief Clinical Officer

Keri Linardi, RN, BSN, PHN, CHPCA, — above, a few months back — is RVNAhealth’s Chief Clinical Officer. Which makes her a very busy person right now.  Nonetheless, we stole a few minutes of her time for a question.

Q: What do you tell patients and families in your care

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Call for iPads and iPhones

RVNAhealth is seeking iPad and iPhone donations to support our Telehealth services, which enable our clinicians to conduct patient visits virtually using FaceTime. This service is especially valuable during this time.

If you have an iPad or iPhone in good working condition that you would like to donate to RVNAhealth, …

RVNAhealth Introduces… The Model Workstation

A woman working from home, on her couch, with a laptop on her lap and toys scattered at her feet and on the couch.

Ok, so maybe your work-at-home situation isn’t quite this bad. But chances are, your setup and habits could probably use a pinch or two of ergonomic guidance.

With recent measures requiring all non-essential employees to work remotely, you may find yourself without the benefit of an ergonomically-correct workspace. You can …

Babysitting Help for RVNAhealth Staff

To help our essential staff provide care for our patients during this time, RVNAhealth is offering daily babysitting services to team members through Selina Rodriguez, daughter of Community Health Nurse Manager, April Rodriguez, RN.

Selina, who typically works at the Westport Weston Family YMCA, is keeping the young ones busy …

Flu and Pneumonia Immunizations

Flu & Pneumonia Immunizations

If you have not already received your flu vaccine this year, or are due for a pneumonia vaccine, the CDC is currently recommending that you do so now (despite that Spring has just begun). The CDC guidelines are: everyone 6 months or older should receive an …

RVNAhealth: Call for Personal Protective Equipment

As you may know, there is presently a nationwide shortage of PPE, Personal Protective Equipment.  PPE is used by healthcare workers to prevent the transmission of infections and viruses.  While the administration is addressing this at a national level,  RVNAhealth is also seeking local help. While the numbers are …

RVNAhealth 2020 Spelling Bee Postponed

The 9th annual RVNAhealth Spelling Bee is being postponed until Monday, June 1, 2020 at 7:00pm at the Ridgefield Playhouse.  It was originally scheduled for Wednesday, March 18.  

As a healthcare organization, RVNAhealth must operate with caution and care. Given the progress of Coronavirus, RVNAhealth is not comfortable encouraging contestants, judges, families, friends …

Coronavirus Information

Coronavirus symptoms

Updated Monday, March 30, 2020 — At RVNAhealth, the health and safety of our patients and team is always a top priority.  Amid the concerns around Coronavirus, we are ever-monitoring the situation, reinforcing our standard health care protocols both within the RVNAhealth building as well as with our field team, …