June 24, 2022: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has listed Fairfield, Hartford, New London, Middlesex, Tolland, and Windham Counties in Low/Green the as part of its COVID-19 Community Levels Map. Only Litchfield, Middlesex and New Haven County are listed in the Medium/Yellow category. Residents who live in the Medium /Yellow counties who are at a high risk for severe illness, should talk to their health care provider about whether to wear a mask and take other precautions. These residents should stay up to date with their COVID-19 vaccines and get tested if they have symptoms. Visit the CDC COVID-19 Community Levels Map for updates.

Legionellosis

 

Resources

Webinars

CT DPH Legionella Presentation – Part 1 is a multi-disciplinary webinar created by staff from the Connecticut Department of Public Health (CT DPH) Epidemiology and Emerging Infections Program (EEIP), Environmental and Occupational Health Assessment Program (EOHA), Drinking Water Section (DWS), Facilities Licensing and Investigations Section (FLIS) and includes:

  • Time 01:51 - Legionellosis Overview and CT Surveillance Data (EEIP)
  • Time 14:20 - Legionella Bacteria in Building Water Systems: Keeping the Healthcare Environment Safe (EOHA)
  • Time 45:09 - Legionella and the Role of Drinking Water Section (DWS)

CT DPH Legionella Presentation - Part 2 was created by staff from the CT DPH's FLIS and includes:

  • Time 0:30 - Water Management Plan Surveyor Expectations (FLIS) 
         This page last updated 03/22/2022.