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CT Activates Extreme Heat Protocol

By |2024-06-18T14:42:39-04:00June 17th, 2024|News|

Cooling Centers in Northeast CT Town Office Building at 16 Westford RoadTuesday, June 18 : 1:00 pm to 4:00 pmThursday, June 20: 11:00 am to 1:00 pmEastford Public LibraryTuesday, June 18: 11:00 am to 5:00 pmThursday, June 20: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm Killingly Town Hall at 172 Main StreetMonday, Wednesday, & Thursday: ...Read More >

CT’s Severe Cold Weather Protocol Activated

By |2024-01-19T11:38:09-05:00January 18th, 2024|News|

Governor Lamont has activated Connecticut's severe cold weather protocol. Warming centers are opening to provide a place of shelter from the elements for those who need it. Warming centers in our district can be found at the following locations: Danielson Access Community Action Agency 254 Broad Street, Danielson, CT Monday - Sunday 8:00 pm ...Read More >

NDDH Encourages Homeowners to “Plan a Raid on Radon”

By |2024-01-08T08:26:42-05:00January 8th, 2024|News|

Northeast District Department of Health Offers Free Radon Test Kits for National Radon Action Month. (BROOKLYN) – The Northeast District Department of Health (NDDH) is partnering with the Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) to educate residents about the dangers of radon exposure and to encourage them to take action to protect their families and ...Read More >

CT DPH Warns Residents of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Following Monday’s Storm

By |2023-12-18T15:58:51-05:00December 18th, 2023|News|

HARTFORD, Conn.— As a result of Monday’s storm which delivered heavy rain and high winds, the Connecticut Department of Public Health is reminding residents about the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning from the improper use of fuel burning equipment during power outages. Due to the current number of power outages caused by this storm, ...Read More >

DEEP to Spray for Mosquitoes in MT Misery Area of Pachaug State Forest

By |2023-09-29T12:14:35-04:00September 29th, 2023|News|

While No Human Cases of EEE so far this Season, Detections of EEE-carrying Mosquitoes in this Area Remain High as We Near End of Mosquito Season(HARTFORD) — While the end of mosquito season is approaching, and there have been no cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in humans so far this season, the risk-level in ...Read More >

CT DPH Encourages Residents to Obtain Free COVID-19 Test Kits

By |2023-09-25T10:39:15-04:00September 25th, 2023|News|

HARTFORD, Conn.– Amid an increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations, and on the eve of the colder fall and winter months, the Biden Administration is once again providing U.S. residents with free at-home COVID-19 tests.The Department of Health and Human Services announced Wednesday that households may order up to four free tests through COVIDTests.gov starting on Monday, ...Read More >

Widespread EEEV-Positive Mosquitoes Across Northeast CT

By |2023-09-25T09:05:10-04:00September 25th, 2023|News|

BROOKLYN - The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station (CAES) has identified Eastern Equine Encephalitis virus (EEEV) positive mosquitoes from testing sites in eight CT municipalities including Hampton, Killingly, Thompson, and Woodstock.Eastern Equine Encephalitis virus (EEEV) is spread to people through the bite of infected mosquitoes.According to the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC), EEEV infections ...Read More >

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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