April 1, 2019 — The Westport Weston Health District has hired a director of clinical care and will resume travel and vaccination clinics on April 10. Appointments can be made by calling (203) 227-9571, extension 224.
WWHD director Mark Cooper announced the hiring or Louis D'Onofrio to run the clinical care program. Mr. D'Onofrio is a Westport resident. He holds a Master of Science of Nursing degree from Fairfield University and will earn a Doctor in Nursing Practice from the University of Arkansas in May. His healthcare work experience includes intensive care nursing at Yale-New Haven Hospital and primary care at the Veterans Affairs Hospital in West Haven.
The district's travel and vaccination clinics paused operations in December during a transition from using physicians to using an Advance Practice Registered nurse for the services.
On April 8, a public hearing will be held on the proposed Westport Weston Health District budget for fiscal year 2019-20. The official hearing notice is available here.