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  • Windham Hospital's maternity ward heads for closure, with safety and equity still at issue

    [Excerpt of news report by Nicole Leonard, CT Public Radio, 11/14/2021] A community hospital that’s been delivering babies for 88 years at its site in the Willimantic section of Windham is now seeking final approval from the state to end its obstetrics program. Windham Hospital leaders say labor and delivery at the facility has become unsafe due to a drop in birth volume and a lack of qualified obstetricians available to consistently staff the unit. But community activists argue a permanent closure will disproportionately hurt the town’s most vulnerable residents.

    Nov. 15, 2021

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  • Selected October 2021 press coverage of DataHaven

    DataHaven received significant statewide press coverage in October following the release of its Town Equity Reports and Summer 2021 DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey results! Some representative examples include:

    Oct. 28, 2021

    All DataHaven Programs, Community Wellbeing Survey, Civic Vitality, Demographics, Economy, Education, Health, Housing, Public Safety

  • Oct. 6, 2021

    All DataHaven Programs, Community Wellbeing Survey, Civic Vitality, Demographics, Economy, Education, Health, Housing, Public Safety

  • Report finds racial, ethnic inequities in West Haven, experts say jobs, education, health care keys to change

    [Excerpt of front page article by Brian Zahn, Sunday, October 3, 2021] WEST HAVEN — A recent report shows economic and health disparities along racial and ethnic lines in the city, revealing gaps between white residents and Black and Hispanic residents in several indicators of wealth and wellness.

    Oct. 5, 2021

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  • Hamden neighborhoods have wide health-related disparities, report shows

    Excerpt of news coverage by Meghan Freidmann, September 18, 2021, New Haven Register: HAMDEN — The town’s neighborhoods with the greatest percentage of residents identifying as white have a higher average life expectancy than areas with more residents of color, who are more likely to experience adverse health outcomes, according to a new DataHaven report and 2020 census results.

    Sep. 20, 2021

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  • New: Equity Reports for All 169 CT Towns, 2020 Census Neighborhood Maps, Opioid Study

    This is a web copy of our email newsletter. See below for information on how to sign up. DataHaven's Town Equity Reports use new approaches to disaggregate data for CT towns Find Reports for All 169 Towns Here

    Sep. 13, 2021

    All DataHaven Programs, Community Wellbeing Survey, Civic Vitality, Demographics, Economy, Education, Health, Housing, Public Safety

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