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URGENT – DPS Needs Your Help Assessing Vaccine Coverage

The Connecticut Department of Public Health’s Immunization Program has received numerous inquiries from healthcare providers asking if immunization rates have declined since the start of COVID-19. This, of course, is an extremely important question, and one that we should be able to answer in real time, with as much precision as possible. Assessment of vaccine…

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Fairfield County May Event Goes Virtual! REGISTER NOW!

As many of you know, the COVID-19 Pandemic required not only CT-AAP, but many organizations like us to cancel all live events in order to ensure the health and safety of our members and community. Due to this, the live Fairfield County Pediatric Education Day, originally scheduled for May 7, 2020, was cancelled. After careful…

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Suport Vaccination Legislation Now!

Contact your legislators on the Public Health Committee (PHC) and urge them to support HB5044. The passage will eliminate non-medical exemptions from vaccines and require students enrolling in public schools to have early childhood vaccines completed for the 2020-21 school year. It is important to hear from Pediatricians about the importance of childhood vaccines! Samples of CT-AAP…

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CT-AAP Endorses Be SMART

CT-AAP has endorsed the Be SMART Campaign. The Be SMART campaign was created to bring together all responsible adults to reduce suicides and the number of unintentional shootings that occur when children get ahold of an unsecured firearm. Click to read more.

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