CT DPH Issues Public Health Advisory Amid Rise in COVID-19 Cases

HARTFORD – The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) has issued a statewide public health advisory due to higher COVID-19 case rates across the state. In coordination with Governor Ned Lamont’s Executive order 9K, effective at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, November 6, 2020, DPH Acting Commissioner Deidre S. Gifford MD MPH has issued an advisory for all Connecticut residents to stay home between the hours of 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. in order to reduce the risk of further viral transmission. The advisory applies to every Connecticut resident, except 1) those who are essential workers who must leave home in order to go to their jobs; and 2) anyone who must leave their home on an emergency basis to seek medical care or to purchase medical supplies, food or groceries.

Read the full release and advisory.