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Tick-borne Threat: What You Need to Know About Powassan Virus

The incidence of Powassan virus has increased over the past 10 years. What is this virus and how can you prevent it?

Jun 05, 2024

Public Health
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Consistency is key: Research shows that a healthy daily routine may improve mental health

This study had a unique way of showing that healthy routine matters for mental health and consistency in your daily schedule can help reduce symptoms of depression.

May 22, 2024

Public Health
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The Global Spread of Measles and How We Can Stop It

Measles is a highly contagious and potentially deadly disease, but we can get rid of measles for good and save the lives of children around the world by getting our children vaccinated.

May 08, 2024

Public Health

Mayor Ganim and the City of Bridgeport Share Condolences Regarding the Passing of Bridgeport Fire Marshal Alberto Hernandez

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Fire Marshal Alberto Hernandez.

Apr 23, 2024

Health Alert: Cao Bôi Trĩ Cây Thầu Dầu​​ Hemorrhoid Ointment

Health Alert : Woman in California Dies from Severe Lead Poisoning After U​sing a Hemorrhoid Ointment from Vietnam

A Sacramento, California resident tragically succumbed to severe lead poisoning after using a hemorrhoid ointment sourced from Vietnam known as Cao Bôi Trĩ Cây Thầu Dầu.

Apr 22, 2024

Public Health

Mayor Ganim and the City of Bridgeport Recognize Earth Day and Highlight Upcoming Events in the City

As the world comes together to commemorate Earth Day on April 22, 2024, the Park City proudly reaffirms its dedication to fostering sustainable urban living and environmental stewardship.

Apr 19, 2024