Beginning Nov. 20, 2023, every U.S. household can again place an order to receive four more free COVID-19 rapid tests delivered to their home by visiting If you did not order tests this fall, you may place two orders for a total of eight tests. Additionally, before you discard any “expired” test kits you have, please check here to see if the expiration dates of your COVID-19 tests have been extended.

The Office of Emergency Medical Services is responsible for the EMS agencies and the enforcement of the Regulations that guide them.


State agencies propose regulations in order to make changes to the Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies-Connecticut’s version of a state administrative code. To learn more about this process see the Connecticut eRegulation webpage.

The Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies may be accessed electronically at the Secretary of State's e-regulations website by clicking here. Below are specific sections of the regulations (Public Health Code) that pertain to the Office of Emergency Medical Services (OEMS). Clicking on the title of the section will take you to the designated section of the Regulation.

Below are the specific sections of the Connecticut State Statutes as they pertain to the Office of Emergency Medical Services.