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COVID-19 Vaccination Information

All individuals 5 years of age and older who live, work, or attend school in Connecticut are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. The... more ››

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COVID-19 Antiviral Oral Therapeutics

Two COVID-19 oral antiviral treatments currently have an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA... more ››

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Connecticut DPH And DEEP Issue Advisory For Fish Caught In The Hockanum River

HARTFORD, Conn.--The Connecticut Department of Public Health and the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection today are issuing a... more ››

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Vax+: Sign Up for Free Heating Assistance, Water Assistance, and Tax Benefits

Launched by Connecticut’s Department of Public Health and Department of Social Services, the Vaccine+ program is helping CT residents:

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March is National Nutrition Month!

In March, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics focuses attention on healthful eating through National Nutrition Month. This year's theme... more ››

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Latest Guidance: Mask and Face Covering Requirements

Effective, March 1st, 2022, the East Hartford Town facilities indoor mask mandate will be lifted.

UPDATE: 8-week interval between the first and second doses of a primary mRNA vaccine schedule

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its... more ››

Saturday COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic CANCELLED

Please note that due to the potential winter storm, the Griffin Hospital clinic scheduled for Saturday 1/29/22 at the East Hartford Public... more ››

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Get Free At-Home COVID-⁠19 Tests

Every home in the United States is now eligible to order free at-⁠home COVID-⁠19 tests. Orders will ship free via USPS and... more ››

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Community Guidance for COVID-19 Self-Tests

Testing is critically important to help reduce the spread of the virus that causes COVID-19. Self-testing is also useful for screening for... more ››

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UPDATED Isolation and Quarantine Recommendations

The Town of East Hartford is advising residents that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has shortened the recommended... more ››

East Hartford COVID-19 Update: Testing and Vaccination Resources

East Hartford COVID-19 Update: Testing and Vaccination Resources

East Hartford, CT—The Town of East Hartford advises residents to take steps to protect yourself and your family as COVID-19 community... more ››

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COVID-19 Testing Information

With COVID-19 infections increasing in Connecticut, the Town of East Hartford is advising residents of testing options and resources to... more ››

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It's Not Too Late to Get Your Flu Vaccine!

Flu vaccines prevent millions of flu illnesses, tens of thousands of flu hospitalizations, and thousands of deaths every year. Flu vaccines... more ››

Free Radon Test Kits Available for East Hartford Residents

Free Radon Test Kits Available for East Hartford Residents

East Hartford, CT - The East Hartford Health Department has partnered with the State of Connecticut Department of Public Health to offer a... more ››

Town of East Hartford Reinstitutes Face Mask Requirements For Town Facilities Regardless of Vaccination Status

Town of East Hartford Reinstitutes Face Mask Requirements For Town Facilities Regardless of Vaccination Status

East Hartford, CT — Effective Wednesday, December 8, 2021, the Town of East Hartford is reinstituting face mask requirements for ... more ››

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COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics for Children 5 through 11 Years

The East Hartford Health Department recommends everyone age 5 and older get a COVID-19 vaccine to help protect against... more ››

East Hartford Pediatric Vaccine Clinic Scheduled for November 16 is CANCELED

East Hartford Pediatric Vaccine Clinic Scheduled for November 16 is CANCELED

East Hartford, CT - Due to unforeseen circumstances, our COVID-19 vaccine provider has unfortunately had to postpone today's pediatric... more ››

East Hartford Lifts the Town-Wide Mask Mandate

East Hartford Lifts the Town-Wide Mask Mandate

East Hartford, CT— Mayor Mike Walsh has lifted the town-wide mask mandate, effective November 9, 2021. The mask mandate... more ››

East Hartford COVID Vaccination Clinics for Children

Town of East Hartford Recommends Parents and Guardians Vaccinate Age-Eligible Children Against COVID-19

East Hartford, CT— The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently recommended the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children five... more ››

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