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State Begins Allocation of $20 Million To Support Local Health Districts

Posted on October 22, 2020 by admin


The State recently approved the first 21 local health districts and departments – including the Pomperaug Health District – that will receive a portion of $20 million in funding allocated as part of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity Cooperative Agreement.

Under the agreement, the funding is intended to be used by local health districts and departments to:

  • Enhance laboratory detection, surveillance (contact tracing), response, informatics,

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National Drug Take Back Day is October 24

Posted on October 20, 2020 by admin


Saturday, October 24th is National Drug Take Back Day. The Take Back Day is part of the DEA’s National Take Back Initiative to safely dispose of unwanted medications.

Collection sites are set up throughout the area, including:


State Police Troop A, 90 Lakeside Rd, Southbury


Woodbury Resident State Trooper Office (front entrance), 281 Main St. South, Woodbury


Bethlehem Resident Trooper Office, Town Hall, 36 Main St. South, Bethlehem


Waterbury Police Department,

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Posted on October 14, 2020 by admin


October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to increase breast cancer awareness and education, while also promoting research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

Breast cancer affects nearly every family and I am proud to help spread the word about the importance of this cause, which is meaningful to so many families in our community.

Please get regular medical checkups and mammograms and contact your medical professional if you have questions or concerns.

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