NOTICE: Businesses and nonprofits seeking guidance related to Governor Lamont's "Stay Safe, Stay Home" executive order directing all non-essential workers statewide to work from home are urged to read the guidance provided by DECD.

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is responding to an outbreak of respiratory disease caused by a novel (new) coronavirus that was first detected in China and which has now been detected in many locations internationally, including in the United States. The disease has been named “coronavirus disease 2019” (abbreviated “COVID-19”).

In Connecticut and throughout the world, influenza (flu) activity is high. The CDC encourages all people aged 6 months and older to be vaccinated. It is not too late to get vaccinated for the flu. Check with your healthcare provider, call your local health department, or visit the HealthMap Vaccine Finder (adults) for availability of flu vaccinations. 

Latest COVID-19 Testing Data in Connecticut
Last Update: March 28, 2020 | 6:00 p.m.

Frequently Asked Questions
on the State of Connecticut’s actions
related to COVID-19

Last Update: March 27, 2020 | 10:00 p.m.