COVID-19 Community Levels Update, March 24, 2023: The CDC has listed all eight Connecticut counties in the Low/Green category as part of its weekly Community Levels update. People who are at a high risk for severe illness should consider additional measures to minimize their exposure to COVID-19 and respiratory illnesses. Visit the CDC COVID-19 Community Levels Map for updates.

Please visit to request four free COVID-19 self-test kits from the Federal Government. Find a location that has a supply of COVID-19 therapeutics as part of the Test to Treat initiative here. The complete DPH COVID-19 toolbox is located at

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.