Press Releases and Public Health Alerts

Press Releases (from our Department to the Public):

(August 28, 2018) - Free Hepatitis A vaccine is available for at-risk populations in Meriden

(July 31, 2018) - West Nile Virus positive mosquitoes have been found in Meriden. Click here for our press release.

(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

(August 2, 2018) - State press release regarding the rapid build-up of West Nile Virus mosquitoes in Connecticut. Click here for the release.

(July 24, 2018) - Pepperidge Farm is voluntarily recalling select varieties of Goldfish Crackers due to salmonella risk.

(April 17, 2018) - A multi-state outbreak of Salmonella has been linked to Rose Acre Farms shell eggs

(April 12, 2018) - CDC is investigating Multi-State Outbreak of E. Coli 0157:H7 Infections (Source Unknown)