Housatonic Valley Health District works with community organizations to mitigate the impacts of COVID-19. This includes providing educational materials and recommendations.

UPDATE: November 20, 2023

Beginning November 20, every U.S. household can again place an order to receive four more free COVID-19 rapid tests delivered directly to their home. Before You Throw Out “Expired” Tests: Check FDA’s website to see if your COVID-19 tests’ expiration dates have been extended.

UPDATE: September 13, 2023

Visit CDC’s COVID-19 “Stay Up to Date with COVID-19 Vaccines” webpage to learn more

UPDATE: May 11, 2023, marks the end of the federal COVID-19 PHE declaration. After this date, CDC’s authorizations to collect certain types of public health data will expire.

The United States has mobilized and sustained a historic response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As a nation, we now find ourselves at a different point in the pandemic – with more tools and resources than ever before to better protect ourselves and our communities.

Visit CDC COVID-19 webpage to learn more.

Check your Covid-19 Hospital Admission Level

Take action to protect yourself and others in your area from COVID-19.

Quarantine & Isolation Calculator

The CDC Quarantine and Isolation Calculator is a tool to help determine how long you need to isolate, quarantine, or take other steps to prevent spreading COVID-19.

COVID-19 Variant Surveillance

The National SARS-CoV-2 Genomic Surveillance System sequences and analyzes clinical specimens submitted every week to identify which variants are most prevalent at the national, regional, and state levels.


COVID-19: The Basics:

What to do if you become sick:

Connecticut’s COVID-19 Info:


Updated: September 19, 2023

Program Supervisor

Meet your HVHD Immunization Program Supervisor.

Community Health Team

Community Health Nursing Supervisor

Bettcher, RN

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