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Gov. Malloy Announces Relaunch of Lead Awareness Campaign to Educate Parents on the Dangers and Prevention of Childhood Lead Poisoning
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Stop the insect bites and the itching!Essentials of insect repellant usage: :
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CDC Jul 21
Make life jackets a must for children in and around natural bodies of water – such as lakes, rivers, or oceans – even if they know how to swim.
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CDC Jul 20
Planning a road trip this summer? No matter where you’re headed this summer, make sure everyone in the car is buckled up, including those in the back seat.
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CT Public Health Jul 22
How much fluid do I really need to avoid dehydration? Hot weather reminders:
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CT Public Health Jul 21
Diseases never take a . Get your child vaccinated before any road trip.
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CT Public Health Jul 20
can affect your oral health! Learn the facts!
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CT Public Health Jul 19
Natural disaster and emergencies happen every day. Learn how you and your family can prepare for them:
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CT Public Health Jul 19
Books aren’t the only thing your college student will need. Consult their doctor about both meningitis vaccines.
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CDC Emerging Infections Jul 18
Going for a swim in the lake this summer? Towel dry or shower immediately after leaving the water to prevent swimmer’s itch. Learn more tips to help prevent it:
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CT Public Health Jul 18
Fresh & healthy food in your neighborhood! A list of CT Farmer's Markets to explore.
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CT Public Health Jul 17
West Nile Virus Found In Mosquitos in Five CT Towns: Residents Urged to Protect Against Mosquito Bites
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CDC Emerging Infections Jul 17
Avoid food poisoning during with some easy steps!
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NWS Mobile Jul 16
Most lightning fatalities occur in June, July & August. ⛈⚡ When Thunder Roars, GO INDOORS!
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CT Public Health Jul 16
Thunderstorms and power outages. Helpful food safety tips before and during an outage.
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CTDESPP/DEMHS Jul 16
Please take the necessary precautions during periods of extreme heat.
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CT Public Health Jul 16
July 16-22 is National Week! Let’s make sure when we play we wear to be ! More info on Traumatic Brain Injury prevention (TBI):
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HHS.gov Jul 15
Keep mosquitoes in check: Simple actions like clearing standing water in your yard can help prevent mosquitoes from reproducing.
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CT Public Health Jul 13
Don’t let lead poisoning change your child’s future. Prevent Childhood Lead Poisoning. Learn how to keep your kids safe at
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CT Public Health Jul 13
Nearly 1 in 13 school-age children has asthma. Hot days can make the air outdoors harder to breathe and potentially trigger asthma attacks. Learn how to protect your children.
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