COVID-19 Community Levels Update, March 24, 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

Asthma Reports

Burden of Asthma in Connecticut Surveillance reports, are comprehensive reports that utilized a variety of data sources, including Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), Hospitalization data, Emergency Department (ED) visit data, Mortality data, School-based asthma surveillance data, Medicaid managed care data, Work-related asthma data and Connecticut Death Registry data.  Statistics on asthma prevalence, hospitalization, emergency department visit, and mortality are regularly updated and can be accessed from the Statistics webpage.

The Burden of Asthma in Connecticut – 2012 Surveillance Report 

The Burden of Asthma in Connecticut – 2008 Surveillance Report

School-based Asthma Surveillance Reports

Pursuant to Connecticut General Statute (CGS§ 10-206), the Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) Asthma Program has established a statewide School-based Asthma Surveillance System (SBASS) based on the school Health Assessment Record (HAR).


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