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Overview of Agency's Role in Implementing ARRA
The Connecticut Department of Public Health is responsible for implementing the following American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) programs:
  • Safe Drinking Water
  • Lead Abatement
  • Community Health Centers
  • Immunizations
  • Women, Infants and Children
  • Healthcare-Associated Infections
  • Health Information Technology
  • Community Prevention and Wellness Initiative
Agency’s Stimulus Accountability Officer
Meg Hooper
(860) 509-7218
Connecticut Department of Public Health
410 Capitol Ave., MS#13PBA
Hartford, CT  06134
Formal Correspondence
  • Drinking Water Title VII
  • Required Reports based on provisions in ARRA

    The ARRA contains a number of reporting provisions.  All reports associated with efforts funded through the ARRA will be posted by the agency as they become available. 

    Project Lists
    • Ambulatory Surgery Centers 
    • Community Health Centers - Grants to health centers including New Access Points Grants
      • Capital Improvement Program (CIP)/Health IT - Construction, renovation and equipment, acquisition of health information technology
      • Workforce Development - Health professions workforce shortages, provide scholarships, loan repayments, and grants to training programs for equipment; National Health Services Corps
    • Comparative Research - Accelerate development and dissemination of research assessing the comparative effectiveness of health care treatments and strategies.  Encourage the development and use of clinical registries, clinical data networks, and other forms of electronic health data that can be used to generate or obtain outcomes data.
    • Drinking Water Title VII - Drinking Water State Revolving Fund  (50% of capitalization grants to provide forgiveness of principal, negative interest loans or grants or any combo.)
             For more information on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act 
             of 2009 public drinking water infrastructure projects click here.
    Contracts for all projects receiving ARRA funds
    No contracts have been awarded at this time.  However, in the coming weeks, the agency will be posting contracts associated with initiatives and projects funded through the ARRA.
    Funding Opportunities
    Graphics/Images/Maps associated with ARRA projects