COVID-19 Community Levels Map Update, Jan. 27, 2023: The CDC has listed three Connecticut Counties—Litchfield, Middlesex and New Haven Counties—in the High/Orange category as part of its weekly COVID-19 Community Levels update. Fairfield, Hartford, New London, Tolland and Windham Counties are listed in the Medium/Yellow category.  Because all eight Connecticut counties are either in the High or Medium categories, the Connecticut Department of Public Health recommends that all residents consider wearing a mask in public indoor spaces. People who are at high risk for severe illness should consider additional measures to minimize their exposure to COVID-19 and other 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

COVID-19 Guidance for Healthcare Professionals and Healthcare Facilities

  As vaccine effectiveness and COVID-19 epidemiology evolves, CDC will periodically update the public health guidance and recommendations that CT DPH follows. CT DPH will release additional guidance when further clarifications or specifications are needed for Connecticut healthcare providers and healthcare facilities. Please refer to these CDC websites for the latest healthcare infection prevention and control recommendations:

Infection Control: Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) | CDC

Interim Public Health Recommendations for Fully Vaccinated People | CDC

Overview of Testing for SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) | CDC


DPH COVID-19 Healthcare Guidance

Communications to COVID-19 Vaccine Providers from DPH Immunizations Program

Long-term Care Guidance


Click here to review previously published healthcare guidance.


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