Public Health

Legislative Panel To Hold Ebola Hearing
Governor Declares Public Health Emergency To Be Ready For Potential Ebola QuarantineSaying he wants to be ready if an Ebola virus patient is identified in Connecticut, Governor Malloy today declared a public health emergency.
Flu Remains Widespread; Two New Deaths In State In Last WeekTwo more people died of seasonal flu in Connecticut in the most recent reporting week, bringing the total number of deaths to twelve, with more than 700 flu-related hospitalizations.
Proposed Legislation Calls For DPH Licenses For Tattoo ArtistsConnecticut lawmakers are considering a proposal that would require tattoo artists to be licensed by the Department of Public Health.
Bill Would Require Labels For Genetically Engineered FoodConnecticut lawmakers are considering a bill that would require the labeling of genetically engineered food.
Another West Nile Case In StateThe State Mosquito Management Program is reporting a seventh case of West Nile Virus in a Connecticut resident this summer.