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Hartford Health Clinic Under Probe For Treatment Of Chickenpox Patient

Hartford Health Clinic Under Probe For Treatment Of Chickenpox Patient

HARTFORD — Community Health Services, a long established clinic on Albany Avenue that is on probation for infection-control problems last year, is now under investigation by state health regulators for possibly failing to isolate and properly treat a patient with the symptoms of chickenpox on Jan. 8.

The clinic, one of the oldest and busiest in Hartford, is calling back several dozen other patients who were in the clinic at the time for testing.

William Gerrish, spokesman for the state Department of Public Health, confirmed to The Courant that the department received a memo from concerned clinic staff members detailing the incident, and said the department's...

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