Public Health

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Legislative Panel To Hold Ebola Hearing

 HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut lawmakers have scheduled a hearing to learn more about the state’s protocols for handling any future Ebola cases. The legislature’s Public Health Committee is meeting Monday to get information from […]


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Governor Declares Public Health Emergency To Be Ready For Potential Ebola Quarantine

Saying he wants to be ready if an Ebola virus patient is identified in Connecticut, Governor Malloy today declared a public health emergency.


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Flu Remains Widespread; Two New Deaths In State In Last Week

Two 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.


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Proposed Legislation Calls For DPH Licenses For Tattoo Artists

Connecticut lawmakers are considering a proposal that would require tattoo artists to be licensed by the Department of Public Health.


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Bill Would Require Labels For Genetically Engineered Food

Connecticut lawmakers are considering a bill that would require the labeling of genetically engineered food.


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Another West Nile Case In State

The State Mosquito Management Program is reporting a seventh case of West Nile Virus in a Connecticut resident this summer.