Connecticut Department of Public Health

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Name: Connecticut Department of Public Health
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

13 cases of EV-68 confirmed throughout the state

HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) - There have been 13 confirmed cases of enterovirus-68 in Connecticut after new information by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was released Monday.Seven new cases of EV-68 were confirmed at Yale-New Haven Hospital on ... [Published CBS 3 Springfield - 18 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

New system will help prevent violent deaths

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy recently announced that the Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) was awarded $925,000 over the next five years from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to gather critical data on homicide and suicide using ... [Published Monroe Courier - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Health experts: Flu season has arrived earlier than expected

HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) -ASAP Urgent Care said it had three patients test positive for influenza-B this week alone.That brings its total to four since Sept. 8, which prompted the clinic to say that flu season has begun earlier than expected.It advised people ... [Published Eyewitness News - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 2 reports

Fox attacks child, teacher in Connecticut during gym class

EAST WINDSOR, Conn., Sept. 24 (UPI) -- A fox is being tested for rabies after after it attacked a second grader in East Windsor, Conn., during gym class.The fox bit Evan Witzke, then a teacher and a school psychologist who rushed to the child's aid, at ... [Published UPI - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 2 reports

Fox Attacks 2nd-Grader at School

Second-grade student Evan Witzke was bitten by a fox outside Broad Brook Elementary School in East Windsor on Monday, along with two school staff members. Police believe the same fox also bit a resident who lives about a mile away from the school.A fox ... [Published NBC New York - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

OUR VIEW: Donât hesitate! Vaccinate!

9:53 PM EDTOn Friday, the Bristol Press told us that two students from Plymouth Center Elementary School have been diagnosed with whooping cough — and they aren’t the only ones.William Gerrish, spokesman for the Connecticut Public Health Department, said ... [Published NewBritainHerald.com - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

SUBASE New London sprays for West Nile Virus, mosquito season is not over yet in Connecticut

By Lt. Natalie SchibellNaval Branch Health Clinic GrotonGROTON, Conn. – Even as students returning to school and cooler weather is heralding the end of summer, mosquitoes and West Nile Virus should still be a concern for SUBASE and Connecticut reside ... [Published The Dolphin - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

Enterovirus D68 Case Confirmed in Connecticut

Connecticut child infected with virus was hospitalized, but has recovered and was discharged.Update: Yale-New Haven Hospital had the confirmed patient, according to Fox CT.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed that a Connecticut ... [Published Rocky Hill Patch - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Stamford man tests positive for West Nile

STAMFORD -- The Connecticut Department of Public Health has confirmed that a Stamford resident contracted West Nile Virus and has been treated and released from the hospital.The unidentified resident is the second person in the state this season to test ... [Published Greenwich Time - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Stamford man tests positive for West Nile

STAMFORD — The Connecticut Department of Public Health has confirmed that a Stamford resident contracted West Nile Virus and has been treated and released from the hospital.The unidentified resident is the second person in the state this season to test ... [Published Norwalk Citizen News - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 2 reports

Respiratory Virus Spreads to the Northeast

(NEW YORK) -- Enterovirus D68, the respiratory illness suspected of hospitalizing hundreds of children across the nation, has now spread to the Northeast and is likely to hit the whole country, according to experts.Connecticut and New York are the latest ... [Published 949 KCMO - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 4 reports

Enterovirus D68 heads to the Northeast

The baffling respiratory infection that is been making youngsters die in the United States has gone to the Northeast.More than twelve instances of enterovirus D68 have been affirmed in New York state, authorities said Friday, and it was said that two ... [Published TopNews New Zealand - Sep 13 2014]

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"Because enterovirus is a virus there is no treatment,” Bennett said. “Except for treatments for the wheezing, the same as you would for any other asthma attack. It seems to be easily treated and kids are generally getting better quickly, in a few days."
"I'm feeling really good because I took medicine and I got shots" Evan said
"You can't predict what could happen you just have to hope that the teachers and everyone else who are here are going to react the way they did" Spears said
"[She] grabbed the fox by the neck so that all the children could get away," said Det. Matthew Carl of the East Windsor Police Department. "She held the fox on the ground while it was biting and scratching her."

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13 cases of EV-68 confirmed throughout the state [Published CBS 3 Springfield - 18 hours ago]
New system will help prevent violent deaths [Published Monroe Courier - Sep 29 2014]
Health experts: Flu season has arrived earlier ... [Published Eyewitness News - Sep 26 2014]
Fox attacks child, teacher in Connecticut durin... [Published UPI - Sep 24 2014]
Fifth victim comes forward in rabid fox attack ... [Published Eyewitness News - Sep 24 2014]
video•Fox Attacks 2nd-Grader, Staffers on Conn.... [Published NECN.com - Sep 23 2014]
Fox Attacks 2nd-Grader at School [Published NBC New York - Sep 22 2014]
Fox Bites Student, Staff at School [Published NECN.com - Sep 22 2014]
To target childhood obesity, start even younger... [Published The Connecticut Mirror - Sep 22 2014]
PLAN WELL & EXECUTE: Update, improve your prepa... [Published Register Citizen - Sep 20 2014]
OUR VIEW: Donât hesitate! Vaccinate! [Published NewBritainHerald.com - Sep 20 2014]
South Shore doctors prepare for little-understo... [Published Wicked Local Boston - Sep 19 2014]
SUBASE New London sprays for West Nile Virus, m... [Published The Dolphin - Sep 18 2014]
Connecticut | CDC confirms first case of EV-D68... [Published Big Medicine - Sep 18 2014]
Enterovirus D68 Case Confirmed in Connecticut [Published Rocky Hill Patch - Sep 18 2014]
Stamford man tests positive for West Nile [Published Greenwich Time - Sep 18 2014]
State has first confirmed case of enterovirus [Published Greenwich Time - Sep 18 2014]
Stamford man tests positive for West Nile [Published Norwalk Citizen News - Sep 17 2014]
CDC confirms first case of enterovirus in Conne... [Published Register Citizen - Sep 17 2014]
Enterovirus D68 cases reported in New York City... [Published WABC New York City - Sep 17 2014]
Rudd Center to leave for UConn [Published Yale Daily News - Sep 15 2014]
Respiratory Virus Enterovirus D68 Spreads to th... [Published MuskegonPundit - Sep 15 2014]
Respiratory Virus Spreads to the Northeast [Published 949 KCMO - Sep 14 2014]
Kids' Respiratory Virus Spreads to the Northeast [Published Austin American Statesman - Sep 14 2014]
Kids' Respiratory Virus Spreads to the Northeast> [Published KABC Los Angeles - Sep 14 2014]
Enterovirus D68 heads to the Northeast [Published TopNews New Zealand - Sep 13 2014]
Enterovirus EV-D68: Midwest Virus Confirmed In ... [Published International Business Times - Sep 13 2014]
Enterovirus D68 makes its way to the Northeast,... [Published FOXNews.com - Sep 13 2014]
Respiratory virus that hits kids might be in CT [Published Greenwich Time - Sep 13 2014]
Free well testing kits at Bethlehem Fair [Published Waterbury Republican American - Sep 05 2014]
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