Health

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AP
August 26, 2020 - 10:42 am
State and local officials on Tuesday urged residents of Danbury to get tested for COVID-19 and pick up the phone when a contact tracer calls, saying it's crucial to stopping the current “uptick” of cases in the western Connecticut city from turning into a “runaway freight train.”
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AP
August 25, 2020 - 10:33 am
Many Connecticut school districts preparing for in-person classes are unable to comply with social distancing recommendations and unwilling to allow teachers with compromised immune systems to work remotely during the continuing coronavirus pandemic, teacher union officials said Monday.
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Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Commissioner Katie Dykes and  Department of Public Health Commissioner Renee Coleman-Mitchell.
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AP
August 11, 2020 - 1:20 pm
Connecticut's former public health commissioner is alleging that Gov. Ned Lamont fired her for “discriminatory reasons” and administration officials prohibited her from implementing nursing home protocols that would have saved lives amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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AP
August 11, 2020 - 8:03 am
The Connecticut Department of Public Health issued its first $1,000 fines on Monday to two individuals who Gov. Ned Lamont said failed to comply with the travel advisory for residents who return home from states with high COVID-19 infection rates.
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