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.

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Public health tracking of heart disease and stroke is an essential part of reducing the disease burden in Connecticut, identifying high-risk groups, formulating health care policy, and evaluating our state’s progress in preventing this disease.
The objective of the Connecticut Heart Disease & Stroke Surveillance System (CHDSS) is to provide timely and relevant information about heart disease, stroke and their complications in Connecticut, as well as related risk factor information.   
The links below provide current information regarding Connecticut deaths and hospitalizations due to heart disease and stroke and related conditions, prevalence data, and related reports.
Burden of Cardiovascular Diseases
County Level Heart Disease Data from the CDC's Interactive Atlas
Mortality (Death) Data & Statistics
  • Please see the Mortality Statistics page heart disease, stroke, and cardiovascular disease-related death counts; age-adjusted mortality and premature mortality rates; and mortality disparities by gender, race, and ethnicity.
Hospital Discharge Data
By gender, race, and ethnicity; average length of stay; and median charges (all PDF).
2014      2013      2012      2011      2010      2009      2008
2007      2006      2005      2004      2003      2002      2001

Visit the Office of Health Care Access  (OHCA) page for more information on hospital financial, billing, and discharge data.
Statistical Information & Updates
Health Disparities Information
Connecticut Department of Public Health Chronic Disease Programs 
Heart Disease, Stroke, and Cardiovascular Disease-Related Websites
Contact Information
Connecticut Department of Public Health
Community and Family Health and Prevention Section
Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Program
410 Capitol Avenue, MS # 11-CDD
Hartford, CT 06134
Phone: (860) 509-8251
This page was last updated on September 24, 2021