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Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Gov. Malloy Outlines State's Policies for Monitoring Travelers from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone
  Governor Dannel P. Malloy today issued the following outline of how the state is monitoring the health of any individual returning to Connecticut after traveling from one of the countries in West Africa affected by the Ebola outbreak.

Friday, October 24, 2014
Connecticut Hospitals Carry Out Governor Malloy's Directive to Hold Ebola Drills
  Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that all Connecticut acute care hospitals have conducted an Ebola preparedness drill per his directive last week. The governor gave hospitals one week to complete the exercise to make sure their procedures were up to standard.

Friday, October 17, 2014
Statement from the Department of Public Health
  Test results received today from the Massachusetts State Public Health laboratory were negative for Ebola. This is good news for the patient at Yale New Haven Hospital. Confirmation tests from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are expected as early as tomorrow.

Friday, October 17, 2014
Gov. Malloy Statement on Preliminary Ebola Test Results
  Governor Dannel P. Malloy today released the following statement in response to preliminary negative test results from the Massachusetts State Public Health laboratory on the patient being treated for Ebola-like symptoms at Yale-New Haven Hospital.

Thursday, October 16, 2014
Governor Malloy Outlines State's Efforts to Safeguard Against Ebola
  Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced today that the State of Connecticut is taking additional steps to strengthen the level of preparedness for the Ebola virus by enacting the quarantine and isolation protocols that were authorized under the order he signed last week.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Connecticut health officials on watch for enterovirus D68
  The virus that has sickened hundreds of children in the Midwest has not been seen in Connecticut, but state doctors and health officials are on the watch for it.