May 20, 2022: the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention listed six Connecticut Counties in the High/Orange category as part of its COVID-19 Community Levels Map. Only Fairfield and Tolland Counties are listed in the Medium/Yellow category. Residents in these counties should wear a mask indoors in public; stay up to date with COVID-19 vaccines and get tested if they have symptoms. Additional precautions may be needed for residents who are at high risk for severe illness. Visit the CDC COVID-19 Community Levels Map for updates.

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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