Citations with the tag: CONNECTICUT. Dept. of Public Health

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  • Connecticut men win birth-certificate case.
    Wockner, Rex // Bay Windows; 1/27/2011, Vol. 29 Issue 7, p3 

    The article reports that the Connecticut Department of Public Health, has listed a gay couple as parents on the birth certificates of their twin boys, after being forced by the Connecticut Supreme Court.

  • NEWS BRIEFS.
    Wockner, Rex // Mortuary Management; Oct2011, Vol. 98 Issue 9, p30 

    This section offers news briefs. The remains of the crew who took off from a New Guinea in October 1943 were finally identified and given full honors in a joint burial at Arlington National Cemetery. The Connecticut Department of Public Health will continue to license funeral homes, funeral...

  • Questionable Change.
    Dayton, Scottie // Onsite Installer; Apr2010, p52 

    The article reports on the rejection by the Connecticut Onsite Wastewater Recycling Association (COWRA) of the plan by the Department of Public Health to consolidate a number of small full-time health departments into mega-health districts.

  • Cashman & Katz Gets Healthy.
    van der Pool, Lisa // Adweek New England Edition; 10/15/2001, Vol. 38 Issue 42, p4 

    Reports on the creation of an advertising campaign by Cashman & Katz Integrated Communications for the Connecticut Department of Public Health in 2001. Media utilized for the campaign; Concept of the campaign; Message of the advertisements.

  • NORTHEAST.
    van der Pool, Lisa // McKnight's Long-Term Care News; Nov2013, Vol. 34 Issue 11, p19 

    The article offers Northeastern U.S. news briefs as of October 2013 including dental survey by Connecticut Department of Public Health, nursing home residents' exclusion from dual-eligible program by politician Lincoln Chafee, and dental care grants by Southwestern Connecticut Agency on Aging.

  • Vaccination Coverage Among Callers to a State Influenza Hotline -- Connecticut, 2004-05 Influenza Season.
    Cartter, M. L.; Melchreit, R.; Mshar, P.; Marshall, K.; Rabatsky-Ehr, T.; Rosen, D.; Hadler, J. L. // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report; 3/4/2005, Vol. 54 Issue 8, p199 

    Reports on the telephone hotline launched by the Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) during October 22, 2004 to January 15, 2005. Effectiveness of hotlines in educating the public regarding influenza vaccination; Details of a survey conducted by the DPH regarding the usefulness of the...

  • Adult lead poisoning from an Asian remedy for menstrual cramps--Connecticut, 1997.
    Jung, BC; Morrissey-Ross, M; Nicaj, L; Lo, D; Materna, B; Fornes, R // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report; 1/22/1999, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p27 

    Focuses on the case of adult lead poisoning from Koo Sar pills, an Asian remedy for menstrual cramps. Investigation conducted by the Adult Lead Registry of the Connecticut Department of Public Health, Division of Environmental Epidemiology and Occupational Health; Lead content of the pills;...

  • Figures show jump in venereal disease among gays.
    Jung, BC; Morrissey-Ross, M; Nicaj, L; Lo, D; Materna, B; Fornes, R // Gay & Lesbian Times; 6/2/2005, Issue 910, p30 

    Reports on the increase in the incidence of the venereal disease, syphilis, among gay men in Connecticut. Number of new cases of primary and secondary syphilis reported to the state Department of Public Health in 2004; Transmission of the disease among gay suburban men due to unprotected sex.

  • Health exchanges under the microscope.
    Soule, Alexander // Fairfield County Business Journal; 7/12/2010, Vol. 49 Issue 28, p10 

    The article reports on the move of Connecticut Department of Public Health to release a strategic plan to create and safeguard a health information exchange in Connecticut. As part of it, is the implementation of a hybrid model with the consent of the patient to protect their information. Ellen...

  • Out of the Blue (Or the Red).
    Defort, Edward J. // Director (NFDA Services, Inc.); Sep2011, Vol. 83 Issue 9, p4 

    The article offers insights on the press release issued by the Connecticut Department of Public Health declaring that it would no longer license funeral homes, funeral directors and embalmers, college infirmaries and certain types of clinics. Several questions remain about the press release...

  • Connecticut's Department of Public Health Will License Funeral Professionals.
    Kenevich, Tanya // American Funeral Director; Sep2011, Vol. 134 Issue 9, p10 

    The article reports on the press release issued by the Department of Public Health of Connecticut stating that it would no longer license funeral homes, funeral directors and embalmers in order to restructure its program system and deal with budget cuts. The department stated its commitment to...

  • Hospital Admissions Syndromic Surveillance -- Connecticut, September 2001-November 2003.
    Dembek, Zygmunt F.; Carley, K.; Siniscalchi, A.; Hadler, J. // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report; 9/24/2004 Supplement, Vol. 53, p50 

    On September 11, 2001, the Connecticut Department of Public Health (CDPH) initiated daily, statewide syndromic surveillance based on unscheduled hospital admissions (HASS). The system's objectives were to monitor for outbreaks caused by Category A biologic agents and evaluate limits in space and...

  • Guidelines for Constructing a Statewide Hospital Syndromic Surveillance Network.
    Dembek, Zygmunt F.; Carley, K.; Hadler, J. // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report; 8/7/2005, Vol. 54, p21 

    Introduction: The process to initiate a comprehensive and inexpensive statewide hospital emergency department-based syndromic surveillance system (HEDSS) in Connecticut can serve as a template for others. Objectives: With limited financial resources, the Connecticut Department of Public Health...

  • Survey of Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis Virus Diagnosis and Testing -- Connecticut, 2005.
    Dembek, Zygmunt F.; Carley, K.; Hadler, J. // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report; 4/14/2006, Vol. 55 Issue 14, p398 

    Reports on the surveys of the incidence of lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (LCMV) infection conducted by the Connecticut Department of Public Health in August 2005. Level of awareness of LCMV among physicians; Frequency of LCMV testing and diagnosis; Recommendations for preventing the spread...

  • PARTNERING FOR SUCCESS: RECRUITMENT, TRAINING, AND DEPLOYMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH EXERCISE EVALUATORS.
    Durante, Amanda; Melchret, Richard; Sullivan, Kristin; Degutis, Linda // Public Health Reports; Nov/Dec2007, Vol. 122 Issue 6, p824 

    The article focuses on the recruitment, training and deployment of public health exercise evaluators for the evaluation of the Strategic National Stockpile Full-Scale Exercise (SNS FSE) in Connecticut. It says that the Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) were aided by the Yale Center...

  • Swine flu preparation hits fever pitch.
    Soule, Alexander // Fairfield County Business Journal; 9/14/2009, Vol. 48 Issue 37, p4 

    The article reports on the move of the state officials in Connecticut to schedule a summit about the coming swine influenza season. It states that health-care and municipal organizations will be briefed on an array of measures for special considerations of their workforce. Furthermore, it...

  • Outbreak of Escherichia coli O157 Infections Associated with Goat Dairy Farm Visits -- Connecticut, 2016.
    Laughlin, Mark; Gambino-Shirley, Kelly; Gacek, Paul; Phan, Quyen; Lauren Stevenson, Lauren; Mercante, Alexandra; Mullins, Jocelyn; Burnworth, Laura; Blackstock, Anna; Razeq, Jafar H.; Cartter, Matthew; Nichols, Megin // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report; 12/30/2016, Vol. 65 Issue 50/51, p1453 

    The article discusses the identification of a cluster of seven culture-confirmed Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli infections associated with goat dairy farm visits by Connecticut Public Health Department on March 24, 2016. Symptoms of patients include bloody diarrhea and developed...

  • State pinched by nursing shortage.
    Soule, Alexander // Fairfield County Business Journal; 7/14/2008, Vol. 47 Issue 28, p7 

    The article reports on the call for hospitals to submit plans to the Department of Public Health that would address the nursing shortage in Connecticut. The research of Lewin Group for the U.S. Public Health Service says the state by 2020 is projected to have the second-worst nursing shortage in...

  • Connecticut debuts new online, personalized health assessments.
    Soule, Alexander // Nation's Health; Oct2008, Vol. 38 Issue 8, p23 

    The article reports on the debut of Protective Health Assessment, an online health assessment tool, which is housed on the Connecticut Department of Public Health Web site. The online tool is helping Connecticut residents assess their personal health and find ways to improve and sustain healthy...

  • Mediating Regulatory Disputes Involving Licensed Professionals: The Connecticut Department of Public Health's Experiment.
    Zuckerman, Susan C. // Dispute Resolution Journal; Feb-Apr2007, Vol. 62 Issue 1, p14 

    The article reports on attempts by the Connecticut Department of Public Health (CTDPH) to use alternative dispute resolution (ADR) to resolve medical disputes. With assistance from the American Arbitration Association (AAA), J. Robert Galvin, commissioner of the CTDPH, employed mediation for a...

  • Local News.
    Zuckerman, Susan C. // Bay Windows; 10/7/2004, Vol. 22 Issue 43, p4 

    Presents news briefs on gay issues in New England as of October 7, 2004. Consent decree signed by alleged high school gay basher Casey Leavitt in Calais, Maine; Increase in syphilis cases among men who have sex with men in Greenwich, Connecticut according to the state Department of Public...

  • Law calls for Colorado nursing home workers to report elder abuse.
    Zuckerman, Susan C. // McKnight's Long-Term Care News; Jun2013, Vol. 34 Issue 6, p16 

    The article offers news briefs related to the U.S. medical care as of May 2013. Colorado legislature has passed a bill that requires nursing home workers to report elder abuse. Connecticut Department of Public Health has doubled the home penalties of nursing care facilities. Louisiana State...

  • Wedding March.
    Walkley, Alison // Curve; Apr2009, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p42 

    The article focuses on the decision of the Connecticut Supreme Court over the case Kerrigan and Mock versus Connecticut Department of Public Health regarding marriage equality. The decision was in favor of plaintiffs Beth Kerrigan and Jodie Mock, which resulted to the legalization of same-sex...

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