Epidemiology and Emerging Infections Program
The mission of the Epidemiology and Emerging Infections Program is to prevent illness, disability, and death in Connecticut residents caused by infectious diseases. The Epidemiology and Emerging Infections Program accomplishes its mission by conducting surveillance for more than 50 infectious diseases of public health importance, investigating disease outbreaks, epidemiologic studies of emerging infectious diseases, training, and public education programs to develop, evaluate, and promote prevention and control strategies for infectious diseases. Program staff work in partnership with medical practitioners, local and federal public health officials, other state agencies, medical and public health professional associations, infectious disease experts from academic and clinical practice, and public service organizations.
Topics of Interest
Public Act 15-242 Section 33. A Report to the Joint Standing Committee of the Connecticut General Assembly Having Cognizance of Matters Relating to Public Health. Foodborne Disease Outbreaks Originating from Public Eating Places.