Thursday, February 22, 2018

UPDATE – Thursday, February 22, 2018 (3:45 p.m.)


The Middlesex Hospital Emergency Department in Middletown is currently closed and will remain closed until further notice. We hope to open it again as soon as possible.

Non-emergent surgeries are canceled for tomorrow, Friday, February 23.

All outpatient radiology tests are canceled at the Hospital in Middletown tomorrow, Friday, February 23.

Patients can get lab tests at the Outpatient Center, 534 Saybrook Road in Middletown; at the Marlborough Medical Center in Marlborough; or at the Shoreline Medical Center in Westbrook. However, they should not come to the Hospital.

Visitors are currently not allowed to visit patients at the Hospital, except for special circumstances.


Thursday, February 22, 2018 (11:00 a.m.)


All patients and staff at Middlesex Hospital are all accounted for and safe.

  • All Outpatient Services at the Hospital in Middletown have been suspended until further notice.
  • The Emergency Department in Middletown is closed until further notice.

Employees are to report for their regularly scheduled shifts.


All other Middlesex Health System locations are operating on regular schedules.

Are You a Candidate for BRCA Testing?

We provide BRCA gene testing and panel genetic testing for adults who, based on personal or family history, are likely to have an inherited genetic alteration. Some of the factors we use to determine if you are a candidate for the genetic test are:

  • If you were diagnosed with breast cancer before the age of 50
  • If you were diagnosed wtih ovarian cancer, bilateral breast cancer, or both at any age
  • If you are a male who was diagnosed with breast cancer at any age
  • If you have a blood relative diagnosed with breast cancer at or before the age of 45
  • If you have two or more blood relatives diagnosed with breeast cancer, at least one before the age of 50
  • If you have three or more blood relatives  diagnosed with breast cancer, at any age
  • If you have a blood relative diagnosed with ovarian cancer at any age
  • If you have a male relative who has been diagnosed with breast cancer
  • If you are of Eastern European (Ashkenazi) Jewish ancestry, with a family history of breast or ovarian cancer

If you have any hereditary risk factors for breast or ovarian cancer, you can contact us to make an appointment with our hereditary risk assessment practitioners. Additionally, when receiving a mammogram at Middlesex Hospital, our technicians will ask you about your family history of breast and ovarian cancer. If it determined that you are at increased risk, a hereditary risk assessment evaluation may be recommended.

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