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.

Public Pools


poolsThe Recreation Program is responsible for issuing approvals for the construction, alteration or reconstruction of public pools.    

Please direct all questions to Please expect a response within 1-3 business days. 



Application Information 


Virginia Graeme Baker Pool & Spa Safety Act Information

Further Information


If you need further information, please contact:

The Recreation Program
Department of Public Health

410 Capitol Avenue, MS#12SEW

P.O. Box 340308 Hartford, CT 06134-0308