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Connecticut Woman Gets Creative to Visit Her Loved One in a Nursing Home

NBC Connecticut reports a Riverton woman found a creative way to say hello to her stepdad at his nursing home in Canton amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Lacey Lizzi said her stepfather Arthur has been her best friend since she was 10 and was placed in Cherry Brook Health Care Center in January.

Before the coronavirus pandemic, she visited her stepdad every day.

Among 215 nursing homes in CT, 96 have had at least one confirmed case of COVID-19.

A total of 980 nursing home residents with laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 have been identified of whom 264 were hospitalized and 142 have died.

As of April 10, a total of 10,538 laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported among Connecticut residents. One thousand five hundred sixty-two patients are currently hospitalized. There have been 448 COVID-19-associated deaths.

Lizzi told NBC Connecticut a family friend with Sandy Brook Services provided the bucket lift and she got permission from her stepdad’s facility so she could creatively say hello to him.

She went on the bucket lift for about 10 minutes on Saturday and held up signs that said things like “hi Pops,” “hugs and kisses” and “see you soon.”

The following is an up-to-date list of every nursing home in Connecticut with residents who have tested positive for COVID-19 as of 4/8/2020:

TownNursing Home
BethelBethel Health Care Center
BloomfieldBloomfield Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation
BloomfieldCaleb Hitchcock Health Center
BloomfieldTouchpoints at Bloomfield
BranfordBranford Hills Health Care Center
BridgeportJewish Living Center
BristolCountryside Manor of Bristol
BristolSheridan Woods Health Care Center
CantonCherry Brook Health Care Center
ChesterAaron Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation
DanburyGlen Hill Center
DanburySaint John Paul II Center
DanburyWestern Rehabilitation Care Center
East HartfordRiverside Health & Rehabilitation Center
East HavenApple Rehab Laurel Woods
East HavenWhispering Pines
EnfieldParkway Pavilion Health and Rehabilitation Center
FairfieldCambridge Health and Rehabilitation Center
FairfieldCarolton Chronic & Convalescent
FairfieldLudlowe Center for Health & Rehabilitation
FarmingtonTouchpoints at Farmington
GlastonburyGlastonbury Health Care Center
GreenwichGreenwich Woods
GreenwichNathaniel Witherall
GuilfordGuilford House
HamdenArden House
HamdenHamden Rehabilitation & Health Care Center
HartfordChelsea Place
HartfordTrinity Hill Care Center
LitchfieldLitchfield Woods
ManchesterCrestfield Rehabilitation Center
ManchesterManchester Manor Health Care Center
ManchesterTouchpoints at Manchester
MeridenCurtis Home
MiddletownMiddlesex Health Care Center
MiddletownWater’s Edge Center for Health & Rehabilitation
MilfordGolden Hill Rehab Pavilion
MilfordWest River Rehab Center
NaugatuckGlendale Center
New BritainGrandview Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center
New CanaanWaveny Care Center
New HavenGrimes Center
New LondonHarbor Village
NewingtonBel Air Manor
NewingtonNewington Rapid Recovery Rehab Center
North HavenMontowese Health & Rehabilitation Center
NorwalkAutumn Lake Healthcare at Norwalk
NorwalkCassena Care at Norwalk
PlainvilleApple Rehab Farmington Valley
PortlandPortland Care and Rehabilitation
RidgefieldLaurel Ridge Health care Center
Rocky Hill60 West
Rocky HillApple Rehab Rocky Hill
SeymourShady Knoll Health Center
SharonSharon Health Care Center
SheltonApple Shelton Lakes
SheltonBishop-Wicke Health and Rehabilitation
SheltonGardner Heights Health Care Center
SimsburyMcLean Health Center
SouthingtonSummit at Plantsville
Stafford SpringsEvergreen Health Care Center
StamfordEdgehill Health Center
StamfordLong Ridge Post-Acute Care
StamfordSt. Camillus Center
StamfordThe Villa at Stamford
StratfordLord Chamberlain Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
SuffieldSuffield House
TorringtonRegal Care at Torrington
TorringtonWolcott Hall Nursing Center
TrumbullMaefair Health Care Center
TrumbullSt. Joseph’s Center
VernonFox Hill Center
WaterburyAbbott Terrace Health Center
WaterburyRegal Care at Waterbury
WaterburyWaterbury Gardens Nursing and Rehabilitation
WaterfordBayview Health Care
West HartfordHebrew Center for Health and Rehabilitation
West HartfordSaint Mary Home
West HartfordWest Hartford Health and Rehabilitation Center
WiltonWilton Meadows Health Care Center
WindsorKimberly Hall North
WindsorWindsor Health and Rehabilitation Center
WoodbridgeThe Willows

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