The Connecticut Department of Public Health is excited to share a Public Service Announcement (PSA) titled "Protect your Health Around Animals".

This in-house production was initiated due to a general increase of animal- related illness.

The PSA link on YouTube:

The video's key messages:
1. Always supervise children around animals
2. Hand sanitizer is NOT enough
3. Hand washing is essential!
4. Disinfect & remove dirty items to avoid cross contamination

Please watch the video and take care of your self and your children this fair season!