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Virginia’s Story: “The doctor that was on call pretty much saved my life.”

New Milford Hospital

Virginia - a resident of Norwalk, CT - came home one day after grocery shopping and felt tired.  After resting for a while, she put her groceries away, made dinner for her husband, and then experienced a heart attack without realizing it.

She called 9-1-1 and the ambulance drove her to Norwalk Hospital for emergency heart attack care.  After getting a stent, which saved her life, Virginia continues to visit Norwalk Hospital for cardiac rehabilitation and to share her story with fellow heart attack survivors. 

Learn about Virginia’s story about the importance of recognizing heart attack and calling 9-1-1.