Amounts under $50 aren’t visible on the state’s website — but they add up to more than $40 million.
Rolling out the COVID vaccine to older residents first means it’s more likely to go to white residents first.
The hurdles to increasing the minimum required hours of direct care: The cost of staffing and finding and keeping workers.
By the end of 2021, Connecticut’s eligible population is over 72% vaccinated, one of the highest rates. But challenges remain.
Over 600 corrections employees can test weekly in lieu of being vaccinated against COVID-19, a CT Mirror analysis has found.
Just over one-in-five nursing home staff who were eligible for COVID booster shots had received one by Nov. 21.
State officials also encouraged Connecticut residents to get a booster shot ahead of the holidays.
Health care workers in state agencies are claiming exemptions to vaccine mandates at a higher rate than workers outside government.
Surging sales tax receipts are swelling Connecticut’s already robust coffers by another $800 million, sparking new talk of tax cuts.
About 15% of votes received by Democrats were via absentee ballot, as opposed to 7% of votes received by Republicans.
Of the towns for which the state has data, Prospect, Guilford and Coventry have the highest turnout rates so far.
109 workers at Hartford HealthCare, 0.3% of its workforce, have left the organization after refusing to get vaccinated for COVID-19.
At least 98 nursing homes had staff COVID vaccination rates under 96% six days after the vaccination mandate deadline.
Probationary state employees will be the first suspended over Gov. Ned Lamont’s COVID-19 vaccination-or-test mandates.
The coronavirus exacerbated the state’s existing inequities, and pandemic recovery continues to be a tale of two Connecticuts.