Powassan Virus (POWV) Infection – Positive Case Identified in Brooklyn

By |2023-08-22T15:40:49-04:00August 22nd, 2023|News|

BROOKLYN – The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) announced yesterday that four Connecticut residents have tested positive for Powassan virus (POWV) infection. These four cases of POWV are the first to be identified in Connecticut this year. During 2016–2022, 19 cases of POWV associated illness were reported in Connecticut, including six in 2022; ...Read More >

Health Department Urges Safety at Local Fairs

By |2023-08-22T11:38:48-04:00August 22nd, 2023|News|

BROOKLYN – The Northeast District Department of Health (NDDH) is ready for another busy fair season and offers fairgoers simple advice to enjoy the Brooklyn and Woodstock Fairs in a safe and healthy manner. Every year, NDDH sanitarians inspect hundreds of food establishments at both fairs. All food vendors are required to obtain an ...Read More >

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