Another 25 workers are on unpaid leave.
Connecticut’s Department of Public Health has reached out to 1,100 providers across the state.
Connecticut’s new public health commissioner supports a vaccine mandate for children once it receives full FDA approval. She’s not alone.
Officials are investigating how many long-term care workers got COVID-19 vaccine exemptions from a doctor accused of handing them out.
“This should further reassure those who decided to wait,” Deidre Gifford, Connecticut’s acting commissioner of public health, said.
The mandate includes employees at UConn Health and at the university’s five campuses.
Advocates say some developmentally disabled people have struggled to get vaccinated. A federal grant is paying to address the problem.
They put on pink hard hats and climb aboard to vaccinate merchant sailors from all over the world.
Breakthrough cases account for 0.02% of vaccinated residents; three have died
Dozens of clinics will begin taking walk-ups on Tuesday
The city’s efforts are a microcosm of what is happening across the country as officials struggle to vaccinate vulnerable residents.
Residents who wish to receive a vaccine at home must assert they are physically unable to get to a clinic.
The state is trying to provide speedier vaccine access for people with five medical conditions.
Grace Davis was born during the Spanish flu and outlived two husbands. At 101 years old, she was still going strong when COVID-19 began its lethal spread through Connecticut’s nursing homes. Then in May, she caught the disease. “At first my symptoms were like what the flu would have been,” she said in a Zoom […]
The campaign to vaccinate Connecticut’s poorest streets came to a Bridgeport neighborhood where 25% of residents live in poverty.