May 20, 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 Tolland 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.

Connecticut Women’s Health is a resource for policymakers, health care providers, academics, and advocates who are addressing the health status of and health care services for women in Connecticut. The report discusses women’s health in the context of age, race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and behavioral risk factors. Connecticut Women’s Health includes an assessment of the leading causes of hospitalization and death (heart disease, stroke, cancer, respiratory disease, diabetes); conditions unique to females (gynecologic cancers, pregnancy and childbirth); and those that are more prevalent in females than males (osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, sexual and domestic violence, autoimmune diseases, certain sexually transmitted diseases).

Connecticut Women's Health  Report downloads:  

Chapters 1-10 (PDF 3.1MB)

Chapters 11-20 (PDF 2.1MB)

Chapters 21-26 & Appendices (PDF 807KB)