Public Announcement Regarding Medication Linked to Nationwide Meningitis Outbreak
Day Kimball Healthcare would like to assure patients in Northeast Connecticut that none of our practices or affiliated physicians have used the medication linked to the nationwide meningitis outbreak. In fact, Day Kimball Healthcare has never purchased any products from the Massachusetts pharmaceutical compounding company implicated in the outbreak.
Further, the Connecticut Department of Public Health has confirmed that based on the records of the Massachusetts pharmaceutical compounding company implicated in the outbreak, no physicians in Northeast Connecticut have received the medication in question. View the CT DPH release: http://www.ct.gov/dph/cwp/view.asp?Q=512196&A=4186.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), along with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are investigating this outbreak. For more information about the investigation, please visit: http://www.cdc.gov/HAI/outbreaks/meningitis.html.