The Connecticut AFL-CIO on Monday asked Connecticut lawmakers to use this week's special legislative session to allocate federal COVID-19 relief funds to all those deemed essential workers during the pandemic.
Vaccine maker Novavax said Monday its shot was highly effective against COVID-19 and also protected against variants in a large, late-stage study in the U.S. and Mexico.
Toll from disruptions in schooling, social interaction only now becoming stark, health providers say.
Gov. Lamont says he may soon discontinue his twice-weekly coronavirus updates.
A COVID-19 pill pioneered last year at the company’s Groton labs is now in clinical trials at its New Haven facility, Pfizer executives noted Wednesday.
Foxwoods Resort Casino on Wednesday was requiring all patrons and employees to continue wearing masks while Mohegan Sun was mandating that masks only be worn by those who have not been vaccinated against COVID-19.
Entering a store with maskless people is less safe for the unvaccinated.
The Mohegan Tribe and Yale New Haven Health celebrate official opening of the 8,500-square-foot clinic on Sandy Desert Road.
Fewer than 50 people had scheduled appointments in advance and fewer than a dozen walk-ups had come by seeking COVID-19 shots by mid-afternoon Thursday.
COVID-19 hospitalizations at Yale New Haven Health’s five hospitals have dropped 27% over the past 10 days, Marna Borgstrom, the system’s president and chief executive officer, reported Monday.
The Providence Marathon is back after a one-year hiatus due to COVID-19.
Experts believe that number will climb even higher in the coming days, an unimaginable burden for a health system already under siege with hospitals issuing pleas for oxygen.
The arguments over mandates, and when to allow exceptions, are expected to become more heated as authorities decide what expectations should be for COVID-19 vaccinations once they are approved for young children.
Mohegan Sun vaccination site will accept walk-up patients Sunday, as well as next Saturday and Sunday, May 1 and May 2.
Vaccine to be made available next week for on-site vaccinations at Electric Boat in Groton.
Only 10 recent cases of COVID-19 detected during twice-a-week testing of college's 1,300 students.
Lamont's new order also provides municipalities and regional school boards with additional flexibility in scheduling budget hearings, meetings, and votes to account for logistical challenges posed by the pandemic.
Biden added that while his administration is on schedule to meet his new goal of distributing 200 million doses of the vaccine during his first 100 days, it will still take time for enough Americans to get vaccinated to slow the spread of the virus.
New York, Michigan, Florida, Pennsylvania and New Jersey together reported 44% of the nation's new COVID-19 infections, or nearly 197,500 new cases, in the latest available seven-day period.
Connecticut municipalities are set to receive $2.6 billion through the American Rescue Plan.
Claims bias against vaccines is reflected in Reliance Health's COVID-19 messaging and "enthusiasm."
More than 100,000 residents signed up Thursday, the first day those 16 to 44 years of age were eligible to do so.
Foxwoods Resort Casino’s COVID-19 vaccination site is delivering the most shots of any of Hartford HealthCare’s 22 vaccination sites; 65% of the casino’s employees have gotten at least their first dose of vaccine and 40% have been fully vaccinated.
The comments came as the team tasked with probing the origins of the coronavirus pandemic issued a report on its roughly month-long visit to the central Chinese city.
The news is a further blow to the vaccine, which is critical to Europe’s immunization campaign and a linchpin in the global strategy to get shots to poorer countries.