CSMS will update our members frequently via emails regarding the latest information about the pandemic. For specific information, please click on the links below.
Connecticut has begun the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines. Beginning April 1st, individuals 16 years and older are eligible to receive the vaccine in the state of Connecticut. Individuals must either live, work, or attend school in person (not remotely) in the state.
For updates and further guidance on the vaccine, click here.
To find the nearest testing center in Connecticut, please visit 211 of Connecticut: COVID-19 Testing Map.
The Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services of Connecticut activated its Incident Command Structure in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This structure is well-prepared to handle emergency situations and is coordinating all aspects of the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) response.
For complete resources and to learn more about how the DMHAS can help you through these challenging times, please visit DMHAS: COVID-19 Resources.
Healthcare Providers Assistance
Information for Healthcare Professionals regarding COVID-19 can be found here.
If you are struggling with acute stress during coronavirus, please call the Statewide Community Health Resources Hero Hotline (CHR) - 888-217-HERO - operating from 10 am - 8 pm, 7 days a week. This line provides professional assessment and referral especially designed for frontline healthcare providers, family members/friends of frontline workers, and anyone grieving the loss of a loved one or struggling during coronavirus.