June 24, 2022: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has listed Fairfield, Hartford, New London, Middlesex, Tolland, and Windham Counties in Low/Green the as part of its COVID-19 Community Levels Map. Only Litchfield, Middlesex and New Haven County are listed in the Medium/Yellow category. Residents who live in the Medium /Yellow counties who are at a high risk for severe illness, should talk to their health care provider about whether to wear a mask and take other precautions. These residents should stay up to date with their COVID-19 vaccines and get tested if they have symptoms. Visit the CDC COVID-19 Community Levels Map for updates.

We encourage anyone working with tobacco users to take the online Basic Skills for Working with Smokers course.

The Tobacco Control Program offers tobacco treatment specialist trainings from time to time for those interested in providing tobacco use cessation treatment services.

We utilize the University of Massachusetts Medical School Tobacco Treatment Specialist Curriculum, and more information is available here: https://www.umassmed.edu/tobacco/training/.

If you would like information about trainings available in Connecticut, please contact the program at (860)509-8251 or email DPHtobacco@ct.gov.

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This page was last updated on October 18, 2021