Press Releases and Public Health Alerts
Press Releases (from our Department to the Public):
(April 23, 2019) - West Nile Virus prevention tips
(August 28, 2018) - Free Hepatitis A vaccine is available for at-risk populations in Meriden
(June 29, 2018) - Extreme heat is expected June 30 and July 1. Stay cool, stay hydrated, stay informed.
(June 4, 2018) - The CT Agriculture Experiment Station announces the start of mosquito season
(April 6, 2018) - Spring environmental health reminders - ticks, mosquitoes, rabies
(March 30, 2018) - April 2-8 is National Public Health Week
(March 21, 2018) - Renters Rebate Program Starts April 2, 2018
(January 22, 2018) - Flu Vaccine Highly Recommended
(January 8, 2018) - Mini Grants Available Through Youth Services
(July 17, 2017) - Ordinance Prohibiting Smoking Around City Buildings
(June 5, 2017) - Prevent Mosquito Borne Illnesses
(May 30, 2017) - Summer Safety Series Week 2: Rabies Prevention
(May 22, 2017) - Summer Safety Series Week 1: Prevent Lyme Disease
Public Health Alerts:
For the most up to date list of food recalls please visit the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) website
(June 4, 2019) - A raccoon in Meriden has tested positive for rabies.
(November 21, 2018) - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have issued a food safety alert for romaine lettuce.
(August 2, 2018) - State press release regarding the rapid build-up of West Nile Virus mosquitoes in Connecticut. Click here for the release.
(April 12, 2018) - CDC is investigating Multi-State Outbreak of E. Coli 0157:H7 Infections (Source Unknown)