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Reopening the office: A guide for employers

Lawyer Jeffrey D. Buss clarifies the legal guidelines — both state and federal — regarding vaccine requirements in the workplace and maintaining a safe working environment in light of Covid-19 reopening efforts. 

IBM global study shows consumer optimism post-Covid

As for the vaccination itself, 68% of people said they are confident in safety and effectiveness, and two-thirds said they plan to receive it when they are eligible.

CT tentatively accelerating vaccine rollout; 16-and-over eligible on April 5

"We anticipate receiving more than 200,000 first doses per week by early April,” Gov. Ned Lamont said.

Covid vaccines to become available to New Yorkers 60 and older,...

Gov. Andrew Cuomo today announced that New York will expand access to the Covid-19 vaccine by adding to the list of those deemed eligible. On...

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.

Rockland County Exec Day seeks direct purchase of Pfizer’s Covid vaccine

Day stressed that 10% of his constituents tested positive for the virus.

Study details racial disparities in concerns of Covid vaccine access

Whites had more faith in their doctors than Blacks and Hispanics.

Get the vax, or face the ax: Feds say employers have...

An employer may exclude those with Covid-19, or symptoms associated with the virus, from the workplace because “their presence would pose a direct threat to the health or safety of others,” according to the latest guidance from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Gov. Lamont’s State of the State address: ‘I have never been...

This year, the governor said, “We will continue to emphasize our best-in-the-nation public schools and workforce development, making sure every child, regardless of zip code, race, color, or creed, has the best opportunity at the starting line of life.”

Teachers, correctional staff among those recommended for next round of vaccines...

As of yesterday, 75,946 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines have been administered in the state.

CT Comptroller Lembo projects FY2021 deficit of $615.2M

Lembo credited the state's housing market for helping the local economy.

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.

Sacred Heart University chosen for Covid vaccine program

Sacred Heart University has been chosen as the only higher education institution in Connecticut to be part of the Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) effort...

State Treasurer Wooden urges Black and Hispanic leaders to take Covid...

Wooden claimed "our nation’s history of systemic racism" contributes to doubts of the vaccine's effectiveness.

Potholes persist in the road to a Covid vaccine

"You're not allowed to allocate something like vaccines according to race," said Kolata.