Press Releases & Announcements

Hospital Expansion Construction Alert

Friday, April 15, 2011 - Danbury, CT

An architect's rendered version of the new tower building for Danbury Hospital

Here We Grow Again For You!

In accordance with Danbury Hospital’s ongoing effort to bring you the highest level of care, we’re growing with a new garage and Tower.

Construction and Blasting Update

Periodic blasting will occur at the Tower Construction Site located at 24 Hospital Avenue beginning on Monday, April 18, 2011 at approximately 1pm. Blasting will continue into early May.

Please become familiar with these advance safety warnings. Don’t be alarmed by noise or vibration as some is expected.

Blast Site Security and Warning Whistles

For patients and visitors, 5 minutes prior to the blast an overhead page will announce: “Your attention please, CODE C, Construction Activity

Blast warning whistles will be activated in the following sequence:

  • 3 Whistles - 5 minutes to Blast All traffic will be halted and pedestrians moved indoors
  • 2 Whistles - 1 minute to Blast No one may exit the Hospital Avenue side of the buildings
  • 1 Whistle - All clear resume normal activities. An overhead page within the hospital will announce “CODE C is now terminated”.

The administration and staff at Danbury Hospital thanks you for your cooperation!

For more information on the expansion efforts please visit our website at

About Danbury Hospital

Danbury Hospital is a 371-bed regional medical center and university teaching hospital associated with the University of Vermont-College of Medicine, 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, radiology and diagnostic imaging. It also offers specialized programs for sleep disorders andasthma management. Medical staff members are board-certified in their specialties, and most serve on the faculty of the nation’s finest medical centers offering a higher level of experience.

About New Milford Hospital

New Milford Hospital, established in 1921, is an 85-bed hospital well known for its Planetree approach to patient care and strong community commitment. It provides centers of excellence in acute care, orthopedics, cancer, family birthing, and other services.