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Wednesday, November 01, 2017
The Dangers of Opioids in the Workforce
  DPH Environmental and Occupational Health Program Epidemiologist, Deb Pease discusses the dangers of opioids in the workforce.

Wednesday, November 01, 2017
The Importance of Getting a Flu Shot this Fall
  Mick Bolduc, epidemiologist at the State Department of Public Health speaks about the importance of getting a flu shot this fall. He discusses the seriousness of flu as an illness and how each year’s vaccine is developed and distributed to protect public health.

Friday, October 27, 2017
State Announces Series of Public Meetings on Draft Connecticut State Water Plan
  What water issues are Connecticut residents most concerned about? How does Connecticut’s economy benefit from our available water resources? How do Connecticut residents’ attitudes toward conservation stack up against other states? Does the State appropriately acknowledge the various needs for water such as drinking water supply, economic development, and ecological needs? The state’s Water Planning Council (WPC) today announced a series of public meetings to be held around the state in order to solicit input from residents and interested parties on the state’s first ever State Water Plan.

Monday, October 23, 2017
National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, Oct. 22-28 DPH Urges Parents to Test Young Children for Lead, Know and Fix Lead Hazards around Your Home
  The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH), along with the U.S. Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), recognizes National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week (NLPPW) October 22-28.

Thursday, November 03, 2016
Voluntary Recall Notice Announced on Medical Device Commonly Used to Deliver Overdose Reversal Medicine
  Teleflex Medical has issued a voluntary recall of LMA MAD Intranasal Mucosal Atomization Device. This device is commonly used to deliver naloxone, a life‐saving drug used in the event of a suspected drug overdose. The device is also used to administer medication for life‐threatening hypoglycemia and epileptic seizures.