COVID-19 Community Levels Update, March 17, 2023: The CDC has listed all eight Connecticut counties in the Low/Green category as part of its weekly Community Levels update. People who are at a high risk for severe illness should consider additional measures to minimize their exposure to COVID-19 and respiratory illnesses. Visit the CDC COVID-19 Community Levels Map for updates.

Please visit to request four free COVID-19 self-test kits from the Federal Government. Find a location that has a supply of COVID-19 therapeutics as part of the Test to Treat initiative here. The complete DPH COVID-19 toolbox is located at

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