About the Organization
Western Connecticut Health Network includes Danbury Hospital, Norwalk Hospital, New Milford Hospital, and Western Connecticut Medical Group. We are about 60 miles northeast of New York City.
Established in 1885, Danbury Hospital is a not-for-profit community hospital providing Greater Danbury area residents convenient access to exceptional care. Danbury Hospital has 371 beds and is a Level II Trauma Center with approximately 70,000 ED visits per year. As a teaching hospital, we are associated with the University of Vermont College of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine and St. Georges University School of Medicine.
Established in 1893, Norwalk Hospital is a 366-bed community hospital with a Level II Trauma Center. We are a teaching hospital associated with Yale University School of Medicine, Ross University School of Medicine and New York Medical College. Medical students and OB/GYN residents rotate through the OR.
New Milford Hospital is an 85-bed community hospital, serving the residents of the greater Litchfield County area in CT for almost 100 years. Our Emergency Department, newly renovated in 2015, is an 11,000-square-foot, sustainable and green space, equipped with all private patient rooms, specialty care areas and an expanded triage desk.
Western Connecticut Medical Group includes 400+ physicians and 140+ advanced practice providers, serving a geographically broad region throughout Western Connecticut and eastern New York with over 70 outpatient practice locations.
About the Community
Danbury, Connecticut, located in the foothills of the Berkshire Mountains and on the border of New York State, is about 60 miles northeast of New York City and 60 miles west of Hartford, CT. As part of the greater NY metropolitan area, the city of Danbury enjoys both proximity to New York City culture and access to a wide array of outdoor activities, including hiking, biking, fishing and boating in state and regional parks and preserves. Danbury is home to Western Connecticut State University as well as a number of historical sites, museums, theaters and art galleries. Surrounded by a number of quaint towns with scenic rolling hills, the area offers a variety of excellent housing and school options. Boston, New York City, New Haven and Hartford are easily accessible via train, car, or bus.
Norwalk, Connecticut, is located about one hour outside of New York City. Astride a hill with a commanding view of the Long Island Sound, Norwalk Hospital serves a varied and attractive region of Southern Connecticut. The city of Norwalk enjoys both proximity to New York City culture and access to a wide array of outdoor activities, including hiking, biking, fishing and boating in state and regional parks and preserves as well as the shore. Connecticut Magazine recently named South Norwalk as the hottest nightspot between Boston and New York City with a number of outstanding restaurants and theater venues to choose from. New York City is just one hour away by train or car. Surrounded by a number of quaint towns with scenic rolling hills, the area offers a variety of excellent housing and school options.