While local leaders have begun to wade into those problems, the state has yet to take similar action.
With widespread outages, people are flocking to malls and coffee shops, raising concern about a possible resurgence of COVID-19.
Workers are training additional volunteers and staff for what they expect will be a new surge of COVID-19 cases.
Reforms that have taken on fresh urgency include an expansion of Medicaid, better data collection and coverage for undocumented residents.
Gov. Ned Lamont declared a public health emergency Tuesday as he ramps up Connecticut’s efforts to contain the coronavirus.
Aid in dying and the regulation of faith-based pregnancy centers are poised to return this legislative session.
To give the bill a better chance of passing, proponents are exploring ways to make it less contentious, including allowing some unvaccinated students to stay in school.
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Dozens of immunization skeptics criticized the last-minute attempt to push through legislation that would dismantle the religious exemption, while hundreds more crowded into hearing rooms to listen to the testimony.
Three critical gubernatorial appointments appeared to easily clear the legislature’s joint committee on executive and legislative nominations Tuesday.
Strongly held religious beliefs and concerns from people with disabilities prevented the bill from advancing to the House.
Concerns about the medical care provided to inmates in Connecticut’s prisons emerged during a six-hour hearing Monday as family members of inmates testified about substandard care and the correction department’s former chief medical officer told lawmakers that requests for specialized treatment were routinely denied.
Using more detailed ethnic categories in student and health data could allow policymakers to better serve small populations, but some people in those small populations are anxious about extra scrutiny, the possibility of discrimination and being labeled as other than American.
Testing by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed that the Yale graduate student hospitalized with Ebola-like symptoms does not have the virus, according to a Yale-New Haven Hospital official.
Preliminary testing indicates that the Yale doctoral student admitted to Yale-New Haven Hospital with Ebola-like symptoms does not have the deadly virus. While awaiting the results, officials sought to emphasize the efforts to prepare in case someone in Connecticut contracts Ebola virus — while also trying to reassure people that the risk of infection is low.