COVID-19 Community Levels Map Update, Feb. 3, 2023: The CDC has listed all eight Connecticut Counties in the Medium/Yellow category.  The Connecticut Department of Public Health recommends that all residents consider wearing a mask in public indoor spaces. People who are at 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

Dental Professionals and Other Providers

State of Connecticut Department of Education: Health Assessment RecordPart 3 - Oral Health Assessment/Screening Form


The Commissioner of Public Health has selected the below Smiles for Life courses as the approved training program for a legally qualified practitioner of medicine, physician assistant, or advanced practice registered nurse to complete the Part 3 - Oral Health Assessment/Screening form as part of the health assessment record for school enrollment.

Best Practices and Guidelines

Dental Home

Fact Sheets

Head Start Information

Practitioner Licensing 

Oral Health Information and Training Resources  Bright Futures Oral Health Pocket Guide: a useful tool for health professionals, including dentists, dental hygienists, physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, dietitians, and others, in addressing the oral health needs of pregnant and postpartum women, infants, children, and adolescents.  

Prediabetes Screening Toolkit for Dental Providers

Safety Net Programs

Smoking and Oral Health Quit Kit Information

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