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Hospitals considering COVID-19 vaccination mandates for employees

In a Texas case, a federal judge rejected Houston Methodist Hospital employees’ claim that the hospital’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy was unlawful.

Ledge Light Health District offers free COVID-19 vaccines in New London, Groton

Ledge Light Health District has partnered with Community Health Center, Inc. to hold a series of pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinics throughout the summer.

As pandemic wanes, children's mental health woes overwhelm system

Toll from disruptions in schooling, social interaction only now becoming stark, health providers say.


Vaccination gimmicks

What could be a better use of those dollars than saving lives and cutting healthcare costs while protecting the county's economy from a fresh outbreak?

Connecticut COVID-19 Numbers

Data sourced from the Office of Governor Ned Lamont. Check here for the latest data.


Rhode Island scales back COVID-19 testing strategy

Rhode Island is scaling back its COVID-19 testing program as more people get fully vaccinated and the number of new confirmed cases continues to fall

Prison guards seeking hazard pay for work during pandemic

The union representing Connecticut's prison guards is asking lawmakers to allocate up to $500 million in federal COVID-19 funds for hazard pay to be given to those deemed essential workers during the pandemic

Some fear rise in deadly crashes as Connecticut teens hit the road this summer

A perfect storm of conditions may make car travel more dangerous this spring and summer.

Drug overdoses rise in New Hampshire

As the number of COVID-19 cases have fallen and restrictions have been dropped in New Hampshire, drug overdoses are on the rise in some cities

Connecticut legislature addresses nursing home deficiencies

Some big changes are expected at Connecticut nursing homes in the coming months

Preston to hold virtual public forum on uses for federal COVID-19 relief school grant

The school district will hold a Zoom and teleconference forum at 6 p.m. Thursday to hear ideas on how to use the $589,000 American Rescue Plan funds.

Public health workers targeting areas with lower COVID-19 vaccination rates

In New London County, Griswold, Sprague and New London have the lowest rates of people who have gotten at least one dose.

Mobile COVID-19 vaccine clinic to be held Monday in Norwich

Uncas Health District will offer either the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccine in a drive-thru clinic Monday.

UConn latest school to make COVID-19 vaccinations mandatory

The University of Connecticut has become the latest school to require that students be vaccinated against COVID-19 before returning to classes in the fall



The Latest: Confirmed virus cases hit daily high in Moscow

Confirmed COVID-19 cases in Moscow have hit a daily record and increased nearly 30% from the day before

Schools brace for surge of kindergarteners in fall

Districts across the country are hiring kindergarten teachers and preparing summer programs as they brace for a supersized class that will include more children who missed out on preschool and older classmates whose parents decided to wait an extra...


Americans reemerge after pandemic isolation

Steven Clarke and Stephanie Gregory, in foreground, two-step during a dance lesson at Sagebrush bar in Austin, Texas, on June 3, 2021. (Photo for The Washington Post by Matthew Busch)

American life is roaring back as a slew of states eased or dropped pandemic restrictions in time for Memorial Day weekend and are preparing to lift the few remaining coronavirus control measures, from mask mandates to restaurant capacity limits, in...

CDC director urges parents to vaccinate teens, pointing to increase in severe cases

Andreea Marian, right, gives a COVID-19 vaccine to Cristian Hernandez, 16, as his mother Gabina Morales, who had her vaccine moments earlier, looks on at a vaccination clinic at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center Thursday, June 3, 2021, in Bellingham, Wash. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Citing increased hospitalization rates of teenagers with COVID-19 in March and April, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Rochelle Walensky urged parents to vaccinate their teens to protect them from an illness that can be severe...