• More Women Than Men Put Off Medical Appointments Due To Pandemic, Survey Finds

    Connecticut Health Investigative Team    December 9, 2021

    [Excerpt from article by Kristina Tedeschi Wayne, which also appeared in statewide newspapers] Like many women throughout Connecticut, Isabella Vasquez of New Britain has missed or postponed health care appointments due to the pandemic. For the 23-year-old house cleaner, postponing medical appointments became necessary when the COVID-19 crisis affected childcare for her 2-year-old son.… Read More

  • [Excerpt of article by Hannah Qu, 11/19/2021] The 28-member Commission on Racial Equity in Public Health met for the first time Wednesday, following its establishment by Governor Ned Lamont in a summer bill that declared racism a public health crisis in Connecticut.… Read More

  • [Excerpt of news report by Nicole Leonard, CT Public Radio, 11/14/2021] A community hospital that’s been delivering babies for 88 years at its site in the Willimantic section of Windham is now seeking final approval from the state to end its obstetrics program. Windham Hospital leaders say labor and delivery at the facility has become unsafe due to a drop in birth volume and a lack of qualified obstetricians available to consistently staff the unit. But community activists argue a permanent closure will disproportionately hurt the town’s most vulnerable residents.… Read More

  • Selected October 2021 press coverage of DataHaven

    by Mark Abraham    October 28, 2021

    DataHaven received significant statewide press coverage in October following the release of its Town Equity Reports and Summer 2021 DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey results! Some representative examples include:… Read More

  • [Excerpt of front page article by Brian Zahn, Sunday, October 3, 2021] WEST HAVEN — A recent report shows economic and health disparities along racial and ethnic lines in the city, revealing gaps between white residents and Black and Hispanic residents in several indicators of wealth and wellness.… Read More

  • Excerpt of news coverage by Meghan Freidmann, September 18, 2021, New Haven Register: HAMDEN — The town’s neighborhoods with the greatest percentage of residents identifying as white have a higher average life expectancy than areas with more residents of color, who are more likely to experience adverse health outcomes, according to a new DataHaven report and 2020 census results.… Read More

    Screenshot of Hamden news coverage DataHaven town reports