For Immediate Release
April 1, 2019
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WATERBURY HOSPITAL BEGINS POLLEN COUNT FOR THE SEASON
Daily count to continue through September
waterbury – Waterbury Hospital began recording pollen data for the season this week. The daily pollen count is performed by the Waterbury Hospital Hematology Laboratory and sponsored by the Center for Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. The data is made available to the public daily during the workweek. The pollen count began on April 1 and will run through September.
Waterbury Hospital has the only center in New England that is certified by the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology’s National Allergy Bureau. Pollen and spore data are collected over a 24-hour period. Data presented as “Today’s Pollen Count” actually reflects some pollen collection from the day before. Waterbury Hospital’s Hematology Laboratory has been collecting daily pollen data for more than two decades.
To get the daily pollen report go to: www.waterburyhospital.org/pollen-record/ or on Twitter @waterburyhosp.
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Waterbury HEALTH which includes Waterbury Hospital, Alliance Medical Group, Cardiology Associates, VNA Health at Home and Access Rehab Centers, offers comprehensive healthcare services including primary care, emergency and acute care, and home healthcare. Serving Waterbury and 11 surrounding communities in Western Connecticut, Waterbury HEALTH is a member of Prospect Medical Holdings Inc., a national family of hospitals and healthcare networks.