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CT DPH Confirms Year’s First Case of Powassan Virus

By |2022-05-05T10:26:44-04:00May 5th, 2022|News|

HARTFORD, Conn.—The Connecticut Department of Public Health today announced that a Connecticut resident has tested positive for Powassan virus infection. This is the first case of POWV associated illness identified in Connecticut in 2022. From 2017 to 2021, 12 cases of POWV associated illness were reported in Connecticut, including three in 2021. Of those ...Read More >

CT DPH: Utilize COVID-19 Tools for Spring Holidays and Gatherings

By |2022-04-19T10:54:14-04:00April 19th, 2022|News|

HARTFORD, Conn.— With the current uptick of COVID-19 cases—coupled with the upcoming schedule of spring holidays and family gatherings—the Connecticut Department of Public Health is reminding residents of the tools currently in place to help contain the spread of the virus. Click on the image below for more information.

Connecticut DPH and DEEP Issue Advisory for Fish Caught in the Hockanum River

By |2022-05-03T11:42:29-04:00April 12th, 2022|News|

HARTFORD, Conn.--The Connecticut Department of Public Health and the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection today are issuing a consumption advisory for fish caught in the Hockanum River. This consumption advisory is based on elevated levels of per- and polyfluorinated alkyl substances (PFAS) in fish tissue samples collected from the Hockanum River in Vernon. ...Read More >

Ongoing Multi-Agency Response to Putnam Oil Spill

By |2022-05-03T11:42:33-04:00March 30th, 2022|News|

(PUTNAM) – On March 21, 2022 the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) alerted the Northeast District Department of Health (NDDH) that they were investigating the release of approximately 25,000 gallons of #2 fuel oil from an above-ground storage tank located at 10 Mary Crest Drive in Putnam. Click on the PDF ...Read More >

Health Department Responds to Petroleum Spill in Putnam

By |2022-05-03T11:43:14-04:00March 25th, 2022|News|

Multi-Agency Collaboration Keeps Residents Informed (PUTNAM) – On March 21, 2022 the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) alerted the Northeast District Department of Health (NDDH) that they were investigating the release of approximately 25,000 gallons of #2 fuel oil from an above-ground storage tank located at 10 Mary Crest Drive in ...Read More >

Follow the Fifty: Models of Heart Health Reuniting 10 Years Later

By |2022-03-21T11:29:46-04:00March 17th, 2022|Uncategorized|

Program Participants Re-connecting to Trail-Blaze a Path to Health and Wellness (BROOKLYN) – In 2012, the Northeast District Department Health and its HealthQuest Northeast Connecticut public health coalition launched Follow the Fifty: Models of Heart Health (FTF), a women’s heart health campaign that transformed the lives of program participants and rose to national ...Read More >

NDDH Warns of Mosquito-Transmitted Illness

By |2022-03-28T11:03:18-04:00September 23rd, 2021|News|

West Nile Virus Detected in Mosquito from Plainfield Trapping Station (BROOKLYN) – The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station (CAES) has identified West Nile virus (WNV) in a mosquito collected from a Plainfield trapping station, prompting the Northeast District Department of Health (NDDH) to remind residents to take steps to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes. West ...Read More >

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