Prevention and Wellness
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Keeping an Eye on Health

Prevention and early detection are two of the most important parts of wellness. There are some health risks, like your age and family history, you can’t change. But there are plenty of areas where you can make a difference. We’re here to help you take back control of your health.

Health and Prevention

Regular check-ups can save time, money, and your life. The State of Connecticut has resources to help pay for well visits and prevent disease. Find the wellness tools you need, like mental health programs. safe housing, and resources for the whole family.

Programs and Services
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Health Services for Every Citizen
Find information about respite care, disability services, and more.
Care Through Prevention
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Health Prevention
Prevention is the key to a long, healthy life. Learn more about your rights and opportunities.
  • Health Check-Ups 
    Check-ups help you avoid sickness and prevent serious illnesses.
  • Insurance Coverage 
    You may qualify for financial help, low-cost, or even free health insurance.
  • Human Rights 
    We’re working to eliminate discrimination in housing, the workplace, and throughout the state.
Kids Wellness
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Prevention for Kids
Set your kids up for success by starting healthy habits like safe sleep and healthy eating early.
Open Enrollment
Open enrollment is the time you can shop, compare and enroll in or renew a qualified health plan or dental plan. If you experience life changes, you may qualify for a special enrollment period.