Health Advisories


CT Bed Bug Forum and Additional Information, Connecticut Coalition Against Bed Bugs (CCABB)

Governor Rell Announces New Online Personalized Health Assessment Tool

Air Quality Index
Air Quality Index (AQI)

MRSA - Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus - MRSA Information
1-800-830-9426 Toll-Free MRSA Telephone Hotline
CDC Steps Up Efforts to Fight Drug-Resistant Germ
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infections (MRSA): MRSA Facts for Schools
Infecciones por estafilococo aureus resistente a Meticilina (SARM): Datos de SARM para Escuelas
Governor Rell Directs Health Department to Hold Symposiums on MRSA in Schools and Other Community Settings

Department of Consumer Protection
The Connecticut
Department of Consumer Protection's mission is to ensure a fair and equitable marketplace, safe products and services for consumers in the industries that we license, regulate and enforce.

Department of Public Health
The Connecticut
Department of Public Health website contains valuable health information such as current health information, health press releases, up coming events, special health reports, late breaking news/advisories and much more.

Fish Consumption Advisories
The Connecticut Department of Public Health issues a yearly advisory about fish consumption when chemical levels are unsafe.
Learn more about chemicals that may affect your family’s health by checking their most recent reports. Information is available in a variety of languages.

The West Nile Virus
Additional information on mosquito management can be found on the
Department of Environmental Protection's webpage.

Lyme Disease
The Department of Public Health has a comprehensive section on
Lyme Disease.
The Centers for Disease Control -
Learn About Lyme Disease.
Clinicians Clash Over New Lyme Disease Guidelines
Protect Yourself from Tick-Borne Diseases
Effect of Electronic Laboratory Reporting on the Burden of Lyme Disease Surveillance
Lyme Disease Cases & Rates, CT, 2007
Help BLAST Lyme Disease

Our Water Supply
The DEP's section on inland water resources can be reviewed
To learn more about our water supply, check
Have questions about septic systems? Get them answered

Rabies Information
Governor Rell Declares Rabies Awareness Month
Rabies Brochure

Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs
Health Department Issues Guidance For Cleaning Up Broken Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs)
What is an Exposure?