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Governor Lamont Issues Order Requiring Nursing Home Visitors Show Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination or Negative Test Result

(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that he has issued an executive order (Executive Order No. 14F) directing all nursing homes in Connecticut to require visitors to either show proof that they have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have recently tested negative for the virus in order to enter the facilities. “We… Read more »


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Justice in Aging, Updated “25 Common Nursing Home Problems & How to Resolve Them” Now Available

Justice in Aging has updated its essential guide, 25 Common Nursing Home Problems—& How to Resolve Them. The revised guide includes new information on how to fight evictions, COVID-19 specific information for the ongoing public health emergency, and more.  The 25 problems identified in the guide are common across the country and in all types… Read more »


Alzheimer’s Assoc. to Host The New England Family Caregivers Conference March 4-5

The State Unit on Aging, as a Community Partner of the Connecticut Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, is happy to announce that The Alzheimer’s Association will host a free virtual educational conference for individuals living with Alzheimer’s and dementia and their families. The New England Family Conference will take place March 4-5, 2022 and is… Read more »


Governor Lamont Extends State’s Severe Cold Weather Protocol Through February 2, Urges Residents To Prepare for Below Normal Temperatures for Next Two Weeks

Posted on January 18, 2022 (HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that due to trends in the forecast indicating that temperatures in Connecticut will generally average about 10 degrees below normal for the next two weeks, he is directing the state’s severe cold weather protocol – which he activated on Friday, January 14… Read more »


Portal for Ordering COVID Test Kits Now Open

  Free COVID-19 Rapid Tests A new website from the US Postal Service allows residents to order at-home COVID-19 rapid testing kits. Visit: https://special.usps.com/testkits Details: Limit of one order per residential address One order includes 4 individual rapid antigen COVID-19 tests Orders will ship free starting in late January   Visit USPS site     More… Read more »


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