May 13, 2022: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention listed six Connecticut Counties in the High/Orange category as part of its COVID-19 Community Levels Map. Only Fairfield and New London Counties are listed in the Medium/Yellow category. Residents in these counties should wear a mask indoors in public; stay up to date with COVID-19 vaccines and get tested if they have symptoms. Additional precautions may be needed for residents who are at high risk for severe illness. Visit the CDC COVID-19 Community Levels Map for updates.

For Local Health Departments

 

Triggers that Require LHD Response

Child EBLL: child has one venous test result ≥ 20 micrograms/deciliter

  • Conduct an epidemiological investigation (comprehensive lead inspection, epidemiological investigation form)
  • The medical provider must conduct a follow-up venous blood test within 3 months

Child EBLL: child has two venous test results of 15-19 micrograms/deciliter taken at least 90 days apart

  • Conduct a comprehensive lead inspection
    • Epidemiological investigation form is not required but it is recommended
  • The medical provider must conduct a follow-up venous within 3 months    
Local Health Department Regulatory Response & Reporting

Circular Letters

2018

2017 

2016

2015

2014 

2013 

2012 

Educational Materials

Cleaning Lead Dust:

Order Form to Request Educational Materials from DPH

Statutes and Regulations relating to lead

Lead Inspection
Lead Abatement
DPH Newsletters

 

Lead Case Management - Click on link to see case management map and case management staff by region

 

EPAs RRP Violation Report Form

10/30/2018 Training for Code Enforcement Officials Regarding Steps to Achieving Compliance for Lead Cases

 

Lead, Radon and Healthy Homes Semi-annual Meetings

 

National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week