Beginning Nov. 20, 2023, every U.S. household can again place an order to receive four more free COVID-19 rapid tests delivered to their home by visiting If you did not order tests this fall, you may place two orders for a total of eight tests. Additionally, before you discard any “expired” test kits you have, please check here to see if the expiration dates of your COVID-19 tests have been extended.

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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