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12/14/2012 - Bridgeport Hospital's CT Burn Center Celebrates Grand Re-Opening
Bridgeport Hospital's Connecticut Burn Center
has a whole new look thanks to a $1.5 million renovation project. On Wednesday,
Mayor Bill Finch joined Bridgeport Hospital President and CEO William Jennings along with members of the Bridgeport Fire Department and firefighters from around the region to celebrate the facility's grand re-opening.
The renovation project includes a new overnight suite for families, a new patient elevator, upgraded patient rooms and treatment areas, expanded staff work areas and a new main entrance. The renovation was completed in September.
The Connecticut Burn Center at Bridgeport Hospital is the state’s only burn center, and it is one of only 58 burn centers in the United States.
The burn center treats about 200 inpatients and 800 outpatients from Connecticut and neighboring states each year.
Watch News 8's coverage of the grand re-opening of the Connecticut Burn Center.