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DPH - Facilities Licensing and Investigations Section(FLIS) Strike Monitoring & Contingency Plan

The Connecticut Department of Public Health is making preparations for potential strikes at 20 Connecticut nursing homes following official notices received from each of these facilities that a labor strike could begin as early as 6:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 1, 2019.

In order to assist you in developing a Strike Contingency Plan, the Facility Licensing and Investigations Section (FLIS) has developed this webpage for all strike related resources (Strike Contingency memo, DPH Press Releases, Forms, Training Webinar )

For the nursing homes that received a strike notice, please forward your Strike Contingency Plan in accordance with CGS 19a-497 to the Department via email at or fax to 860-730-8285 five days before the date indicated for the strike.

If you receive a strike notice from the union or if you received a strike rescission notice from the union, please contact the Donna Ortelle, Section Chief at 860-509-7520 during normal business hours or email

DPH Nursing Home Strike Press Release

DPH-FLIS Strike Contingency Plans - Memo

Administrator Strike Monitoring Training

19a-491-1 Contingency Plan regulation

Strike Contingency Plan Documents/Forms

Members of the public who have questions or concerns about care provided in a nursing home or who want more information about the department’s monitoring activities can call the Department’s Facility Licensing Division at 860-509-7400 or send an email to