Health Information & Services

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  • A Guide to Legal Issues in Life-Limiting Conditions

    Provides an overview of the key legal and practical issues that arise in the care of individuals who face a life-limiting condition or who care for a loved one with a life-limiting condition. As an aid to the planning process, the Guide is organized around the continuum of care, beginning with healthy individuals who are able to live at home and following the continuum to independent retirement communities, assisted living, long term care, and an eventual return to the home with the aid of hospice services. The Guide is written by expert health lawyers and is part of the Health Lawyers' Public Information Series.

  • Infectious Diseases and Other Health Concerns

    Use the links on this page to find out information about infectious diseases and other health concerns. Helpful fact sheets, clear definitions, and other useful resources.

  • Environmental Health

    Information and references for Asbestos Abatement, Lead Poisoning, Radon Exposure, Indoor Air Quality, and Mold

  • Health Care Complaints

    Consumer Guide to DPH's Complaint Investigation and Hearing Process. Consumers and their families may file complaints about health care providers with the Connecticut Department of Public Health.

  • Health Care Laws

    The Public Health Code is a compilation of the regulations that pertain specifically to the Department of Public Health. It is mandated pursuant to Section 19a-36 of the General Statutes of Connecticut. The Public Health Code is a valuable public health resource.

  • How to Find Mental Health Services

    This link will take you to the State of Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services website. DMHAS-funded and operated mental health and addiction services are organized on a regional level, providing easy access, responsive emergency care, continuity of care between different agencies, and client/family/advocate involvement.

  • Husky Program - Healthcare for Uninsured Kids & Youth

    Nothing is more important than the health of your child. Every young person should have a doctor, a dentist, and other important health services. This website will give you the basic information. Our friendly HUSKY customer service representatives will tell you the rest.

  • Medline

    MedlinePlus will direct you to information to help answer health questions. MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from the National Institutes of Health, and other government agencies and health-related organizations. Preformulated MEDLINE searches are included in MedlinePlus and give easy access to medical journal articles. MedlinePlus also has extensive information about drugs, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials, and latest health news.

  • Physician Profiles: Professional Background Information is Available Here for all Connecticut-Licensed Physicians

    This website has been created to provide you with extensive information about Connecticut-licensed physicians. The Department of Public Health is committed to providing valuable healthcare information and we hope this website will be helpful to you.

  • Senior Services

    Provides resource links for Senior Citizens regarding health, aging, and other services.

  • Your Rights Under HIPAA

    You have privacy rights under a federal law that protects your health information. These rights are important for you to know. You can exercise these rights, ask questions about them, and file a complaint if you think your rights are being denied or your health information isn't being protected.