COVID-19 Vaccines and Variants Update Sponsored by Waveny LifeCare Network

NEW CANAAN, Conn. – Michael Parry, M.D., Chair, Infectious Diseases at Stamford Health and Nabeela Khan, D.O., Infectious Disease Specialist at Nuvance Health, join moderator Russell R. Barksdale, Jr.,MPA/MHA, FACHE, President & CEO of Waveny LifeCare Network, to provide an update on the COVID-19 vaccine, benefits of vaccination, concerns about the current variant strains, and why it is important to continue testing protocols, even with ongoing vaccine rollouts.

This program will begin airing on NCTV 79 starting Friday, March 12, 2021 at 11:00am and 5:00pm. It will also be streamed on YouTube NCTV79.



Waveny LifeCare Network is a non-profit organization that provides a comprehensive continuum of healthcare to serve thechanging needs of older adults from all areas. Waveny offers independent livingat The Inn, memory/dementia assisted living and respite care at The Village,and skilled nursing, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services at WavenyCare Center. It also includes the Brown Geriatric Evaluation Clinic, and anarray of community-based services through Waveny Home Healthcare and VisitingNurse & Hospice of Fairfield County. In October 2020, Waveny LifeCareNetwork was nationally recognized as one of the Best Nursing Homes for 2020-21by U.S. News & World Report and continually scored as a 5-Star facility by Centers for Medicare and MedicaidServices (CMS), provider of health coverage through Medicare, Medicaid andother programs.

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