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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


Mayor Ganim and the City of Bridgeport Announce Federal Grant for Waterfront Property Development

The City of Bridgeport has recently been awarded the Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership Program (ORLP) grant through the National Park Service; an organization that helps to restore the nation’s lands and waters through locally-led urban restoration and recreation projects while improving equitable access to the outdoors.

Apr 16, 2024

Announcements, Awards
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Health and Income: Understanding the Health-Poverty Trap

The aim of the study was to look at the health and earnings of people in different income categories to see how people’s health relates to their income.

Apr 12, 2024

Public Health