Where Can I Find Connecticut Public Health Data?

Trust for America's Health  

Connecticut-specific public health facts are available from Trust for America's Health, non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to saving lives by protecting the health of every community and working to make disease prevention a national priority.

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System

Connecticut data are available from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, the world’s largest, on-going telephone health survey system, tracking health conditions and risk behaviors in the United States yearly since 1984.


Where Can I  Find Public Health Legal Resources?

CDC Public Health Law Program

The Public Health Law Program is designed, among other things, to improve the understanding and use of law as a public health tool and to develop the legal preparedness of the public health system to address all public health priorities .  


Who are the Governmental Public Health Entities in Connecticut?

Local Health Departments

Connecticut is currently home to 73 local health departments.  To find you local health department, click here.

State Department of Public Health

For more information about Connecticut's Department of Public Health, click here.

What Statutes and Regulations Govern Public Health in Connecticut?

Public Health Code

The Department of Public Health Regulations is a compilation of the regulations promulgated by the Department of Public Health and includes the Public Health Code mandated pursuant to Section 19a-36 of the General Statutes of Connecticut.

Commissioner of Public Health

The General Statutes of Connecticut outline the appointment of qualifications for the Commissioner of Public Health.

Municipal Health Authorities

Sections 19a-200 through 239 of the General Statutes of Connecticut pertain to Municipal Health authorities.

District Departments of Health

Sections 19a-240 through 249 of the General Statutes of Connecticut pertain to District Departments of Health.