CT police departments have been forced to use paper-and-ink fingerprinting techniques after a new system went live on July 25.
Eighty-seven percent of Connecticut’s nursing home population has been vaccinated, while 70% percent of the workforce has been immunized.
Most hospitals will require workers to be vaccinated against COVID by Sept. 30, even though workers’ vaccination rates have slowed.
Advocates say some developmentally disabled people have struggled to get vaccinated. A federal grant is paying to address the problem.
As vaccination rates have slowed, mass vaccination sites have closed while the state shifted its focus to smaller clinics.
Miguel Lopez will face charges in a case that focused attention on a loophole in Connecticut’s sex offender registry laws.
Nearly a third of all wasted COVID vaccine doses in CT were lost since the end of May.
The loophole allowed an out-of-state registered sex offender to be transferred to Connecticut with no notification to state officials.
Nursing homes in Connecticut do not have to tell police when they admit a registered sex offender from another state.
Public health officials are struggling to get vaccines across socioeconomic dividing lines in urban areas across the state.
“Whatever [the strategic plan] is, it’s not working,” said one pastor.
The state Department of Public Health suspended a Kent-based drug and alcohol rehabilitation center from holding vaccinations clinics in February after discovering a state representative was handling and preparing vials of vaccine at an unsanctioned clinic in Southbury.
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By the time state officials arrived at a Waterford CVS on Feb. 4 to investigate reports that New Yorkers were getting the COVID-19 vaccine, the pharmacy had already vaccinated more residents from the neighboring state than it had from Connecticut, according to state Department of Public Health documents. The documents show that DPH officials were […]