QVHD is closely monitoring the community spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19). Please direct all general questions to the state's hotline by dialing 2-1-1 or call 833-ASK-YNHH (833-275-9644). Anyone experiencing symptoms (fever, cough, shortness of breath) is strongly urged to contact their medical provider to seek treatment. For additional information, visit our information page at www.qvhd.org/coronavirus-preparedness or ct.gov/coronavirus.

Hamden COVID-19 Information

 

The Medical Subcommittee of Hamden's District Reopening Team meets each week to review updated data and consult with our school medical advisors, our QVHD Director, and our School-Based Health Clinic partners at the Cornell Scott-Hill Health Center to discuss ongoing mitigation strategies in our schools considering the latest guidance from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH).

As of Friday October 22, 2021:

All Hamden Public Schools District

# of staff with positive confirmed cases currently isolating

1

# of staff currently in quarantine due to close contact

1

# of students with positive confirmed cases currently isolating

6

# of students currently in quarantine due to close contact

105

Staff includes administrators, certified staff, clerks, custodian and facilities staff, interns, lunch and recess aides, nurses, and paraprofessional educators.

Data does not include:

•        Individuals who are awaiting COVID-19 test results;

•        Fully vaccinated individuals who are close contacts who are not required to quarantine. 

 


DPH continues to make town-level COVID-19 data available each week for the number of new cases per 100,000 population and for the percent test positivity available through https://data.ct.gov/stories/s/CT-School-Reopening/ddy2-ijgu.  Hamden case data is summarized as follows:

Town

Total COVID-19 cases over a 2-week period

COVID-19 cases per 100,000 population over a 2-week period

Number of tests in the last 2 weeks.

Percent of positive tests in the last 2 weeks.

Reporting period

Data Updated

Hamden

113

13.3

5,937

2.1

10/3/21-10/16/21

10/21/21

COVID rates 10-22