June 24, 2022: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has listed Fairfield, Hartford, New London, Middlesex, Tolland, and Windham Counties in Low/Green the as part of its COVID-19 Community Levels Map. Only Litchfield, Middlesex and New Haven County 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.

HIPAA Notice

The Department of Public Health (the “Department”) is a “hybrid entity” as defined by the

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, as amended (“HIPAA”).

The Department’s laboratory and its support services are the only areas of the Department that

perform business activities that are covered functions under HIPAA. The following notice of privacy

practices only pertains to those areas of the Department. (Click link below)


Notice of Privacy Practices