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.

Haz Waste ImageThe Site Assessments and Chemical Risk Unit addresses health concerns about hazardous waste sites in Connecticut through a Cooperative Agreement grant from the Agency For Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR). These sites include: 

  • Superfund National Priorities List (NPL) sites 

  • State Superfund sites 

  • Brownfields sites 

  • Landfills

  • Other locations with contamination

The Site Assessments and Chemical Risk Unit evaluates environmental data and provides education to address the public health impacts from exposure to hazardous substances at sites.


Locations where CTDPH has evaluated exposure to contamination.


Special Projects

SAFER Day Care Program: An initiative to ensure safe day care centers by identifying/addressing contamination at or near new or operating daycares, and to help daycares be environmentally safe & green in their operation.


Are There Contaminated Sites in Your Community? Workshop (11/15/2013)





  • Health Questions (860) 509-7740

  • Information about specific hazardous waste sites (CT DEP) (860) 424-3705