2008 Formal Opinions
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This formal opinion responds to several questions that the Department of Public Health (“Department”) has asked concerning the effect the decision of the Connecticut Supreme Court in Kerrigan v. Commissioner of Public Health
It is the opinion of this office that the Department has the authority to obtain, without customer consent, customer identifying information from retail food establishments in connection with a foodborne illness outbreak.
You have asked for our opinion on whether the provisions of Conn. Gen. Stat. § 38a -816(15) apply to out-of-state health care providers who provide health care to Connecticut residents