COVID-19 is spreading rapidly in Connecticut’s second-largest city, where the positivity rate has tripled over the past three weeks.
With less than 30% of nursing home staff having received a booster shot, some providers are considering a booster mandate.
By the end of 2021, Connecticut’s eligible population is over 72% vaccinated, one of the highest rates. But challenges remain.
Gov. Ned Lamont has no plans to impose new mandates on wearing masks or showing evidence of vaccination.
With the high rate of compliance with a COVID-19 vaccination mandate, Gov. Ned Lamont opted against suspending non-compliant employees.
Gov. Ned Lamont said Monday he believes most state employees will report evidence of vaccination or testing before midnight.
Hospital executives have had to grapple with whether people claiming religious exemptions have sincere religious beliefs or vaccine hesitancy.
The Lamont administration will brief legislative leaders today on the COVID-19 mandates it deems vital to continue past Sept. 30.
The prospect of requiring health insurance plans to cover specific treatments or services is an annual debate in the Connecticut General Assembly, often pitting patients who faced problems against critics who say mandates raise insurance premiums. Now the governor wants to change the process – a proposal that’s drawn both praise and opposition.
I think virtually every town/city in this country relies too heavily on grants — it’s a huge problem that contributes to our fiscal woes at all levels of government. But this is a system of our own creation that we have let fester and grow out of control. We have these unholy alliances that are […]