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.

 

On January 6, 2022, Governor Lamont signed Executive Order 14B mandating that “covered LTC workers” of a “long-term care facility” (“facility” or “facilities”) must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, and if eligible under FDA or CDC guidance, receive a COVID-19 vaccine booster by February 11, 2022. Special Act 22-1, signed into law on February 15, 2022, extended the compliance date to March 7, 2022. Facilities had to submit the requested information and Declaration of Compliance electronically through the DPH FLIS portal.

Facilities subject to Executive Order 14B must have reported compliance with Executive Order 14B by March 8, 2022, no later than 11:59p.m.

Pursuant to the Executive Order, a facility’s failure to timely report to DPH is a violation of the Order and subject to a civil penalty of up to $20,000 per day for each day the report is incomplete, or the attestation is unsigned.

Civil Penalties have been issued to non-compliant facilities. Please refer to the instructions on how to submit your remittance.

PAYMENT INSTRUCTIONS for VIOLATION of EXECUTIVE ORDER 14B