Stamford Health’s COVID-19 Hotline
Access the Stamford Health care team seven days a week from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. to answer your questions about COVID-19.
Patient and Visitor Safety
COVID-19 Message From CEO
“We are well-prepared to keep our community safe, healthy, and well-informed,”says Kathleen Silard, Stamford Health President & CEO.
Read Her Message
Feel confident and comfortable in all Stamford Health facilities because we are taking steps to ensure your safety and the safety of others.
Stamford Health continues to:
- Follow standard and robust infection prevention measures
- Monitor patients and staff for symptoms
- Keep staff at stay home if they are not feeling well
Temporary Visitor Restrictions
To protect the health of our staff, patients, and community, visitors are not allowed at Stamford Health facilities. This policy was put into effect on March 23, and will continue until further notice.
Visitor Policy Exceptions
The following facilities allow visitors:
- Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and pediatric patients will be allowed two parent/guardian visitors.
- Labor & Delivery patients will be allowed one designated support visitor.
The above exceptions may change as circumstances surrounding COVID-19 evolve. The Whittingham Pavilion is a separate building on our campus dedicated to women and children. Visitors to this building will not be in the same facility where COVID-19 patients receive treatment.
When To Take Action
Use this guide if you have concerns about COVID-19 and are not sure what to do.
If you are having a medical emergency, dial 9-1-1 or go to your local emergency department.
If you do not have symptoms of COVID-19 (cold, cough, fever, difficulty breathing) but are concerned, contact your doctor.
If you were exposed to COVID-19 in your community or while traveling but do not have symptoms of COVID-19 (cold, cough, fever, difficulty breathing, contact your local health department.
For most people without symptoms, COVID-19 testing is not recommended.
If you have symptoms of COVID-19 (cold, cough, fever of 100 degrees or higher), difficulty breathing):
- Call your doctor for directions.
- Call hotline, 203-276-4111, to speak with a member from the Stamford Health care team 7 days a week from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Ways to Help
Thank you for the incredible outpour of support. We are honored to be your trusted health care partner. Together, we will get through this. If you would like to help, consider the following:
Help Flatten the Curve
First, the most important thing you can do right now is help slow the spread of the virus:
- Avoid close contact with others
- Clean and disinfect high-touch surfaces
- Cover your coughs and sneezes with a tissue or your elbow
- Practice safe social distancing to prevent being exposed or exposing others to the virus
- Wash your hands often
Give Monetary Gifts
Donations provide the most flexibility for the hospital and are the great way to express gratitude during unprecedented times, such as the COVID-19 outbreak.
Donate to Stamford Health's COVID-19 Pandemic Response Fund (CPR-F)
The most urgent needs, include packaged:
- Masks (Prefer 3M brand masks #1860, #1860 small and #1870)
To donate supplies:
Stamford Health appreciates your generosity, but is unable to accept all donations, including some homemade items.
In order to comply with safety standards, we can accept only only food that:
- Comes from a restaurant or licensed catering company AND
- Is carefully sealed and placed in individual boxes or containers
In order to minimize the risk of cross-contamination, we cannot accept “shareable” items such as pizza or trays of pasta, or anything homemade. All food donations must get approval and be coordinated by Deborah Fedeli, firstname.lastname@example.org or 203.276.4020.