July 1, 2022: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has listed Fairfield, Hartford, New London, Tolland, and Windham Counties in Low/Green the as part of its COVID-19 Community Levels Map. Only Litchfield, Middlesex and New Haven Counties are listed in the Medium/Yellow category. Residents who live in the Medium /Yellow counties who are at a high risk for severe illness, should talk to their health care provider about whether to wear a mask and take other precautions. These residents should stay up to date with their COVID-19 vaccines and get tested if they have symptoms. Visit the CDC COVID-19 Community Levels Map for updates.

The Communications Office provides a full range of communication activities that serve the department and its stakeholders. Key functions of the office include public information, Freedom of Information, media and community relations, marketing communications, issues management and public affairs, Internet services, internal communications, and crisis and emergency risk communications.
All media inquiries should be directed to the Office of Communications for response.
If you are a member of the news media and would like information from the department please contact:
CT Department of Public Health
Office of Communications
410 Capitol Ave, MS#13CMN
Hartford, CT  06134

Phone 860.509.7270


The Government Relations Office is responsible for legislative and regulatory information and referral activities, including the implementation of strategies to achieve the goals of the department’s legislative agenda. The office tracks and analyzes public health-related legislation, ensures the implementation of approved legislation, coordinates the development of the agency's regulations, and maintains the Public Health Code.