COVID-19 Community Levels Update, March 17, 2023: The CDC has listed all eight Connecticut counties in the Low/Green category as part of its weekly Community Levels update. People who are at a high risk for severe illness should consider additional measures to minimize their exposure to COVID-19 and respiratory illnesses. Visit the CDC COVID-19 Community Levels Map for updates.

Please visit to request four free COVID-19 self-test kits from the Federal Government. Find a location that has a supply of COVID-19 therapeutics as part of the Test to Treat initiative here. The complete DPH COVID-19 toolbox is located at

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: (959) 529-7244

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Adam Skowera, Legislative Liaison

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