Health and Social Services News & Announcements

COVID-19 Vaccination Information

flu clinics for seniors

Town of East Hartford Offering Flu Clinics for Seniors

East Hartford, CT— The East Hartford Health Department (EHHD) is sponsoring two upcoming influenza vaccine clinics for our senior residents... more ››

First Choice to Promote Behavioral and LGBTQ+ Services at East Hartford Farmers' Market

First Choice Health Centers (FCHC), in addition to offering COVID-19 vaccinations at the East Hartford Farmers' Market, will now promote... more ››

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Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shot

COVID-19 vaccines are effective at protecting you from COVID-19, especially severe illness and death. COVID-19 vaccines also  reduce the... more ››


Town of East Hartford Reminds Residents to Take Precautions Against West Nile Virus

East Hartford, CT – The Town of East Hartford is advising residents of the ongoing West Nile virus (WNV) activity across the state and... more ››

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CRT at the East Hartford Farmers' Market 10/1/21

Community Renewal Team (CRT) will be at the East Hartford Health Department’s October 1st Farmers’ Market! CRT will be providing $... more ››

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End of COVID-19 Moratorium: Programs to Help Eversource Customers

The Town of East Hartford is advising residents the COVID-19 moratorium on utility service disconnections for non-payment ended ... more ››


Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Granted Full FDA Approval

On August 23, 2021, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued full approval to the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine... more ››

mask mandate

Mayor Marcia Leclerc Implements Indoor Mask Mandate in East Hartford Effective Tuesday, August 24th

East Hartford, CT—Mayor Marcia Leclerc has instituted a town-wide indoor mask mandate effective midnight on Tuesday, August 24th for the... more ››

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COVID-19 Third Dose Recommendations for Moderately to Severely Immunocompromised Individuals

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an Emergency Use Authorizations (EUA) for a third dose of the mRNA COVID-19 vaccines... more ››

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Hurricane Henri Preparedness

There is a strong possibility that Tropical Storm/Hurricane Henri will impact Connecticut this weekend with strong winds, potentially... more ››

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Mayor Marcia Leclerc Encourages Residents & Businesses To Adhere to Mask Guidelines

East Hartford, CT— Mayor Marcia Leclerc strongly encourages all residents and businesses to adhere to COVID-19 mask guidelines for the... more ››

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COVID-19 Testing Overview

COVID-19 Testing InformationThe East Hartford Health Department recommends that anyone with signs or symptoms of COVID-19 get tested,... more ››

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

East Hartford, CT— Effective Monday, August 2, the Town of East Hartford is reinstituting face mask requirements for all employees and... more ››


COVID-19 Cases on the Rise in East Hartford

COVID-19 cases have been increasing throughout the state of Connecticut and we have more than doubled our case rate in less than a month.

mosquito control

East Hartford Health Department Continues Mosquito Control Program

East Hartford, CT - The East Hartford Health Department advises residents that due to above average precipitation and high temperatures,... more ››

air quality alert

Air Quality Alert

East Hartford, CT - The National Weather Service has issued a poor air quality alert for the entire State of Connecticut, effective... more ››

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East Hartford Farmers' Market TOMORROW 7/23/21

As a reminder, the East Hartford Farmers' Market will be open tomorrow 7/23/21 from 9 AM until 1 PM. 


Farmers' Market Cancelled July 9th, 2021

Due to inclement weather, the Health Department will be cancelling the Farmers' Market scheduled for tomorrow July 9th at 9 AM. The next... more ››