A peek behind the locked doors and barbed-wire gates as Connecticut’s incarcerated population weathers a COVID-19 outbreak.
Gov. Ned Lamont has his own ideas about contact tracing, but the state is not yet as prepared as others.
An N95 mask decontamination facility opened Wednesday in New Haven. It is the 7th of 60 coming in the U.S.
The state reported an additional 2,109 COVID-19 cases Tuesday, and another 121 deaths, for respective totals of 22,469 and 1,544.
Robert Johnson was high-risk for complications from coronavirus but the hospital sent him home. He died that night.
Today, April 22, we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. What a milestone. It is fitting that while Earth Day has reached this auspicious milestone, the Mattress Recycling Council (MRC) reached an environmental milestone of its own: recycling more than six million mattresses in less than five years through its Bye Bye Mattress program.
As cases of COVID-19 surged throughout Connecticut and the nation, “a perfect storm” of circumstances rendered nursing homes unable to handle the crisis, hastening the virus’ spread and deaths, experts say. “It’s just kind of this perfect storm. It’s just the nature of the beast. This is the worst situation for a virus like this,” […]
Connecticut residents have joined those in lines all over the country looking for the most fundamental of life’s imperatives: food.
Nonprofit agencies say they aren’t treated as “essential healthcare workers,” provided little PPE and on brink of financial catastrophe.
Gov. Ned Lamont’s Executive Order 7X issued on Friday April 10, ostensibly in connection with COVID-19, insofar as it relates to residential tenants has little to do with public health and much to do with currying political favor. This order singles out property owners in Connecticut who rent to residential tenants, assigning extra government-imposed burdens. […]
The Department of Correction’s plan of moving prisoners with COVID-19 to Northern Correctional Institution is nothing short of barbaric. DOC claims that Northern is ideal for, among other reasons, the cells have solid metal doors that will prevent the virus from spreading. In fact, those solid metal doors are among one of the chief reasons that the plan violates the civil and human rights of those prisoners.
Health Equity Week and Black Maternal Health weeks are recognized during the first two weeks of April — National Minority Health Month. Health Equity Week was created to bring awareness to, and start conversations about disparities in health care in an effort to create solutions to these problems.
Trucks. We used to hate them, but now we love them. We used to hate them when we thought they were clogging our over burdened highways, causing accidents and slowing our drive. We even seemed happy when tolling would affect trucks but not passenger cars. Now we finally appreciate how truckers are crucial to resupplying our stores, keeping us well fed in this time of crisis.