Environmental Health Resources

Department of Public Health: Environmental Health and Drinking Water COVID-19 Resources

COVID-­‐19 Exposure from Reusable Plastic Bags and Other Objects - The Department of Public Health has issued a statement on COVID-19 exposure from reusable plastic bags and other objects and surfaces in public spaces.

Information about Environmental Controls for the Virus that Causes Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) for Offices and Schools - Information from the Department of Public Health about cleaning and disinfecting non-health care settings like offices and schools.

Survival Time on Surfaces - Information on cleaning and disinfecting surfaces of COVID-19 and other coronaviruses including a link to disinfectants for use against COVID-19.

Guidance for Public Pools and Hot Tubs - Guidance from the Department of Public Health related to the closure and maintenance of public pools and hot tubs


Drinking Water

Information for Public Water Utilities - The Department of Public Health is regularly posting circular letters and updates for public water utilities on the COVID-19 outbreak in Connecticut.