May 13, 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 New London 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.

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.

The Burden of Asthma in Connecticut – 2012 Surveillance Report

The following tables from this report are regularly updated. They can be accessed from the Statistics webpage.
 

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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