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Monday, October 23, 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.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
October 20th is National Mammography Day
  In conjunction with National Mammography Day, October 20th, the Department of Public Health (DPH) is urging women to schedule an appointment for a mammogram. No-cost screenings are available for Connecticut women who qualify.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
  The Connecticut Department of Public Health today issued a list of events occurring throughout the state during the month of October in conjunction with Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Wednesday, October 04, 2017
MOLST Program Now Available Statewide Giving Frail Elderly, Chronically Ill More Control Over Their End-Of-Life Care
  The State Department of Public Health (DPH) today announced it has launched a statewide Medical Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment (MOLST) program, that gives patients approaching the end stage of a serious life limiting illness or who are in a condition of chronic progressive frailty the ability to choose the medical treatments for their end-of-life care.

Thursday, July 20, 2017
Connecticut Water Planning Council Seeks Public Comment on Draft of State Water Plan
  This week, the Connecticut Water Planning Council (WPC) posted the final draft State Water Plan (draft plan) on its website (www.ct.gov/water) so citizens and stakeholders may review it and provide feedback.

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.