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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.

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.