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Where do you turn to when you need reliable, professional health care? The answer is the Ridgefield Visiting Nurse Association. We have been delivering round the clock home care to the community since 1914. And with an expanding program of community wellness services that meet the needs of young and old alike, we’re a neighbor you can count on.
RVNA has the highest patient satisfaction rating of any home healthcare agency in the area we serve. We have a 96.4% overall satisfaction rate among our patients which is 4% higher than the national average. RVNA is a not-for-profit agency whose sole mission is to provide remarkable home health care, foster community based wellness, and promote public health and safety in the community.
Flu & Pneumonia Clinics Quality Living at Home Call your house your home, for a lifetime… Travel Wise Avoid health trouble when traveling, we offer the immunizations you need to make your trip enjoyable and safe. Lifeline Help is the press of a button away. Senior Care Solutions Helping seniors remain in their own home. Well Child Clinics $50 Fee Covers Visit and all School Required Immunizations, Sliding Scale Available. Unique & Caring Gifts from RVNA When you have a gift to give please think of the RVNA. We have an array of unique and caring gift ideas! Shingles Vaccine Help protect yourself from this potentially devestating disease! Available to anyone 60 and older by appointment. $215 You must bring a prescription from your doctor. Please call 203-438-5555 to make an appointment.
By Evan Fallor | Fairfield County Business Journal
When Ridgefield Visiting Nurse Association President and CEO Theresa Santoro looks at her organization’s facilities on East Ridge Road, she sees growth.
A new clinical trial has identified an experimental vaccine against shingles that offers more effective protection against the virus than the existing vaccine. Shingles is a painful rash that’s triggered by a reactivation of the virus that causes chickenpox. After a person is infected with chickenpox, the virus remains dormant in the body. It is kept in check by a robust immune system, but as people age and their immune systems weaken, the dormant virus can awaken and manifest itself as shingles. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report that about one-third of Americans develop shingles at some point. According to the CDC, shingles causes a painful rash on one side of the body or face that typically clears up in a few weeks...