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Matt Dwyer
September 13, 2019 - 4:20 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A state epidemiologist who Connecticut health officials say hired and directly supervised her daughter in a summer job has been fired. The Department of Health fired Andrea Lombard of the agency's Hepatitis C program. Her supervisor, Heidi Jenkins Glowacki, was placed on 60-...
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John Silva
September 12, 2019 - 4:15 pm
(Hartford, Conn./WTIC) - The state Department of Public Health is reporting six additional cases of residents suffering from severe lung illnesses that may be linked to e-cigarettes. That brings to 11, the number of cases thus far. DPH says the patients ranged in age from 15 to 50 and most have...
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Bernie Loubier
August 10, 2019 - 1:53 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut officials say an agreement has been reached that enables Hartford Healthcare to oversee medical records of patients formerly of InHealth Connecticut, a medical group that suddenly closed several doctors' offices. Attorney General William Tong and Department of...
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July 26, 2019 - 4:54 pm
ROCKY HILL, Conn. (WTIC) - The Department of Public Health is investigating cases of a deadly disease at a Rocky Hill nursing facility. DPH is currently coordinating a response at Apple Rehab, Inc. to two confirmed cases of Legionnaires' Disease. The disease is a bacterial infection caused by...
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June 20, 2019 - 4:56 pm
Connecticut legislative leaders have formally asked the state Department of Public Health to provide additional information and policy recommendations concerning vaccinations for schoolchildren, including whether the state should eliminate its religious exemption.
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Sarah DiMeo
June 09, 2019 - 2:44 pm
WINDSOR, Conn. (WTIC Radio) - Just after 12 p.m. on Sunday, the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, along with the Department of Public Health and local health officials, responded to a discharge of firefighting foam into the Farmington River in Windsor, originating from Bradley...
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May 03, 2019 - 3:53 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - State health officials have released data showing double-digit percentages of students in some Connecticut schools are exempted from certain vaccinations for religious or medical reasons. The Department of Public Health posted the town-by-town, school-by-school information...
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