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Danbury Hospital Gets Ready for 13th Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Reunion

Monday, August 10, 2009 - Danbury, CT

Babies and children who have graduated from the Danbury Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and their families are invited to attend the 13th NICU Reunion on Saturday, September 12, 2009. The special event reunites children, parents, nurses, neonatologists and pediatricians, and takes places at the Amber Room Colonnade, West Lawn and Patio, Route 37/Stacey Road in Danbury, from 12 noon to 4 p.m.

Featured activities at the 13th Danbury Hospital NICU Reunion include light refreshments, face painting, balloon sculptures by Sparkles the Clown, and good ‘ole family fun!

If your child is a Danbury Hospital NICU graduate and you did not receive an invitation to attend the event, please contact the Hospital’s NICU at (203) 739-7258, to let them know your graduate’s name and how many family members will attend the ever-popular Danbury Hospital NICU Reunion on September 12th.

About Danbury Hospital

Danbury Hospital is a 371-bed regional medical center and university teaching hospital associated with New York Medical College, the Yale University School of Medicine, the Connecticut School of Medicine and Columbia University Medical Center. The hospital provides centers of excellence in cardiovascular services, cancer, weight loss surgery, orthopedics, digestive disorders and radiology. It also offers specialized programs for sleep disorders and asthma management. Medical staff members are board certified in their specialties.

In the area of cardiac care, Danbury Hospital is ranked number one in Connecticut for cardiac surgery and in the top 5 percent nationally for overall cardiac care by HealthGrades®. This is the second consecutive year for the national award.

Danbury Hospital is nationally ranked in the Top 5% in the Nation for Women’s Health and a recipient of the 2009/2010 Women’s Health Excellence Award for providing services to women and is in the top 5 percent of hospitals in the country for overall clinical performance by HealthGrades®, a leading independent health care rating organization. It is the only health care facility in Connecticut ranked among the top 5 percent of hospitals nationwide for overall clinical performance five years in a row.