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Thursday, April 24, 2014
Connecticut Schools Awarded National Green Ribon School Distinction (CT Dept. of Ed.)
  The U.S. Department of Education has named two Connecticut schools as Green Ribbon Schools for their efforts to reduce environmental impact and costs, improve the health of students and staff, and offer environmental education.

Monday, April 21, 2014
State to Conduct Exercise on Managing Emergency Medications
  The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH), in conjunction with other state partners, will conduct a full-scale exercise to test the state’s ability to obtain emergency medical supplies from the federal Strategic National Stockpile (SNS). The exercise takes place this week.

Tuesday, April 08, 2014
Amity School District Recognized for Indoor Air Quality Successes
  State and federal officials today recognized the Region 5 school district in Woodbridge at a ceremony at the Amity High School for their leadership in addressing school indoor environmental quality issues.

Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Impact of Requiring Influenza Vaccination for Children in Licensed Child Care or Preschool Programs — Connecticut, 2012–13 Influenza Season
  A study by the Yale School of Public Health and the Connecticut Department of Public Health evaluating the impact of a 2010 law requiring pre-school children to be vaccinated for influenza shows increased vaccination and decreased hospitalization rates for influenza in young children in Connecticut