July 1, 2022: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has listed Fairfield, Hartford, New London, Tolland, and Windham Counties in Low/Green the as part of its COVID-19 Community Levels Map. Only Litchfield, Middlesex and New Haven Counties 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.

Government Relations Office

The Office of Government Relations is responsible for the full range of legislative and regulatory information and referral activities of the Department of Public Health, including:
  • Managing and developing the Department's legislative programs and implementing strategies to achieve the goals of the Department's legislative agenda.

  • Acting as a Commissioner’s liaison to the General Assembly, Congressional delegation, community-based organizations, private sector organizations and other public interest groups.

  • Providing assistance to constituents concerning Department policy and programs. 

  • Answering questions concerning the Public Health Code.

  • Developing Department regulations, which includes updating and maintaining the Public Health Code.

  • Assisting in the development of the Department's informational materials and publications.   

Further information:

Phone: (860) 509-7269                Fax: (860) 509-7100

E-Mail us:

Director of Communications and Government Relations (Vacant)

Brie Wolf, Legislative Liaison



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