Beginning on Sept. 25, every U.S. household can again place an order to receive four more free COVID-19 rapid tests delivered to their home by visiting 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.

EMS Instructor Renewal of Certification

An EMS Instructor Renewal applicant must meet the following requirements:

    • Accrue 50 contact hours, to include:
      • 35 hours of teaching in OEMS approved courses, over at least 5 categories
      • 5 hours of attending OEMS approved continuing education for the EMSI
      • 10 hours of EITHER teaching or attending the above

Documentation Requirements:

  • A completed renewal online application on the Connecticut eLicense website for EMS instructor renewal.
  • Renewal applicants are no longer required to submit documentation of teaching hours or CEU. Maintain these records for inspection at the request of DPH.