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Connecticut medical professionals being targeted in new scam attacks

Publicly available licensing information is being tapped for these scams.

Connecticut extends waiver for out-of-state health care professionals

The previous waiver expired Feb. 15.

Lamont issues executive orders on boosters for state hospital and long-term...

Connecticut Hospital Association announces similar mandate.

Health commissioner warns Covid trajectory ‘heading in wrong direction’

Connecticut’s single-day positivity rate reached 8.3%.

The mask is back at several CT govt. buildings, attractions as...

As of 3 p.m. yesterday, according to the Connecticut Department of Health, the state’s positivity rate stood at 3.35% -- the first time it has risen above 3% in several weeks.

Stamford Health receives grant to expand vax program for underserved communities

The new expansion of “No Barriers” will focus on a door-to-door approach to increase vaccination efforts and reduce vaccine hesitancy in communities hit hardest by the coronavirus.

Lamont announces new age-based vaccine schedule; Teachers eligible in March

“My goal is to get as many people vaccinated as quickly as possible, and I believe this is the best path to meeting that challenge,” the governor said.

CT opens vaccinations to 65-and-older residents

The state's daily positive rate stands at about 3.6%. Current Covid-related hospitalizations are 815 – 224 of them in Fairfield County – and deaths stand at 7,282, with 1,965 in the county.

CT taking tiered approach to Phase 1B of Covid vaccine rollout

Connecticut presently ranks in the top five of states administering the vaccines to residents. The state is anticipating receipt of about 45,000 doses per week from the federal government.

Connecticut approves distribution of Moderna vaccine

Connecticut is expecting to receive about 63,300 doses of the Moderna vaccine this week. Some 31,200 doses of the previously approved Pfizer vaccine have been delivered to the state since last Monday, and another 24,375 doses of that company’s vaccine that are anticipated to arrive this week.

145 municipalities at Covid ‘red alert’ level as cases near 100,000

In Fairfield County, 248 people are in hospitals, and there have been 1,142 coronavirus-related deaths.

Lamont names members of Governor’s Covid-19 Vaccine Advisory Group

The group's members will be responsible for advising the governor on preparations for a Covid-19 vaccine, including the optimization of a statewide vaccine distribution strategy, and communicating critical medical information about the vaccine with the state’s residents.

Indoor visits allowed at long-term care facilities in CT

The move follows a newly issued directive from the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

Connecticut acknowledges flaws in Covid-19 tests

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