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Connecticut acknowledges flaws in Covid-19 tests

The exact cause for the testing errors has yet to be determined.

Nursing homes face scrutiny over handling of COVID-19

As of June 10, Connecticut’s nursing homes had recorded 8,669 confirmed COVID cases and 2,106 deaths.

CT changes COVID-19 policy to allow hospital visitors for people with...

A complaint to federal authorities brought about the change.

CT Dept of Public Health asks hair and nail salons to...

The department stopped short of ordering the businesses to close.

Connecticut’s first presumptive positive COVID-19 case involves Wilton resident

The patient is believed to have contracted the coronavirus during a trip to California.

Feds OK Conn. Public Health Department’s diagnostic testing for coronavirus

To date, there have been no confirmed cases of coronavirus in Connecticut.

Connecticut reports first vaping-related death

This marks the 19th confirmed death nationally tied to vaping-related lung injury.

Av Harris, Bridgeport’s legislative liasion, to take job at Public Health...

Harris is a former WNPR reporter who has worked with Mayor Joe Ganim for the last three years.

Three local nursing homes fined for lapses in resident care

Jewish Senior Services of Bridgeport was fined $3,060 for an incident resulting the death of a resident with multiple sclerosis.

Nursing homes in Stamford and Danbury fined for care lapses

Connecticut’s Department of Public Health issued fines against nursing homes in Stamford and Danbury for resident care violations.

Non-operating income helps CT hospitals post fiscal ’16 improvements

Total hospital net assets increased by $24 million to $5.42 billion.

Connecticut Dept. of Public Health receives national accreditation

Five-year accreditation bestowed by nonprofit Public Health Accreditation Board.

Westport nursing home fined again by state health department

Westport Rehabilitation Complex was cited for five negligent care incidents in 2015 and 2016.

Connecticut Public Health Department offers free radon test kits

Limited supply offer coincides with National Radon Awareness Month.

Connecticut opens Office of Health Equity

The office, part of the Department of Public Health, aims to combat health inequality based on differences in ethnicity, gender, language and other factors.