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Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Remember Food Safety when Preparing Holiday Meals
  One in six get sick from food poisoning each year. DPH reminds Connecticut residents that food safety is especially important as they prepare holiday meals. Many holiday dinners include meat and poultry, a possible source of foodborne disease if not handled and prepared properly.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Governor Malloy Announces $4M Grant to Enhance Health and Wellness of New Haven Children
  Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that the Department of Children and Families (DCF), with support from the Department of Public Health (DPH), is receiving a $4 million federal grant to promote the wellness of young children from birth to eight years old in New Haven.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014
It’s World Prematurity Day, so where does CT rank in the leading cause of childhood death? (WTNH)
  The March Of Dimes, the leading nonprofit organization for pregnancy and baby health, released its 2014 Premature Birth Report Card. Connecticut did relatively well compared to other states. It received an overall grade of B.

Monday, November 17, 2014
Spotlight: The Great American Smokeout (WRCH )
  In this podcast interview, Dr. Mehul Dalal of the Connecticut Department of Public Health discusses tobacco addiction, how to break the smoking habit and where to go for help.

Friday, November 14, 2014
DPH: Take Steps to Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
  Hartford – With colder weather upon us and furnaces in use, the Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) warns residents of the dangers of carbon monoxide (CO) and asks that they take steps to prevent deadly CO poisoning.

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.