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.

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.


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  • RESP-NET COVID-19, influenza and RSV surveillance
  • FoodNET  Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network
  • GBS  Group B Strep Case-Control Study
  • Tick-NET  Tick-Borne Diseases Network





This page last updated 10/13/2023