May 20, 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 Tolland 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.

Epidemiology and Emerging Infections Program

 
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The mission of the Epidemiology and Emerging Infections Program (EEIP) is to prevent illness, disability, and death in Connecticut residents caused by infectious diseases. We do this by conducting surveillance for reportable infectious diseases, investigating outbreaks, evaluating and promoting prevention, and putting control measures in place. Staff work in partnership with many medical and public health professionals and their affiliates, state and federal officials, other state agencies, and infectious disease experts.

COVID-19 Resources

Interim Guidance on the Length of Quarantine for Contacts of Persons with SARS-CoV-2 Infection

 

Connecticut COVID-19 Response

 

COVID-19 Case Report Form

 

Connecticut COVID-19 Guidance for Healthcare Professionals and Healthcare Facilities

 

CDC - Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information 

 

COVID-19 and Animals (CDC)


Quick Links
 


Electronic Laboratory Reporting

Find Your Local Health Department

Foodborne Outbreaks

 

Legionnaires’ Disease Fact Sheet

 

Meaningful Use

 

Reportable Disease Forms

 

State Public Health (SPH) Laboratory

SPH test requisition forms

Syndromic Surveillance


Traveler’s Health Information
(CDC)
   

Other Topics of Interest

Compendium of Measures to Prevent Disease Associated with Animals in Public Settings (NASPHV)

 

Head Lice (CDC)

 

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Notice

 

Healthcare Associated Infections and Antimicrobial Resistance (HAI-AR)

 

Norovirus Illness (CDC)

 

One Health: Connecting the Health of People, Animals, and Environment (CDC)

 

Post Flood: Key Facts About Infectious Disease


Associated Agencies and Information

 

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COVID-NET
  Covid-19
FluSurv-NET  Influenza and RSV Surveillance
FoodNET  Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network
GBS  Group B Strep Case-Control Study
Legionella  Legionella Activities
Tick-NET  Tick-Borne Diseases Network

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

 

Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station

 

Connecticut Department of Agriculture

 

Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection

 

Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection

 

State Public Health Laboratory, Connecticut Department of Public Health

 

UCONN Connecticut Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory

 

RIDRM Local Health

 

 

This page last updated 3/19/2021.