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Public Health Alerts

Here you will find the most recent listings of Public Health Alerts from the FDA and the USDA.


2/1/23: Shop Me Ca of Herndon, VA is recalling its 10-gram tubes of “Diep Bao Cream” because they have the potential to be contaminated with lead. Diep Bao Cream was sold nationwide through Shop Me Ca’s Facebook page and other Facebook pages. As a result of using Diep Bao Cream, two infants were found to have elevated blood lead levels. Customers who have purchased 10-gram tubes of “Diep Bao Cream” should immediately discontinue use of the product and dispose of it immediately. To read the full recall notice CLICK HERE  

12/3/2022: Frozen raspberries sold in several states, including CT,  have been recalled sue to possible Hepatitis A contamination.  For more details visit the FDA website:

Rabies Postings 


10/18/2022: A skunk that tested positive for rabies was found in the area of northern Colchester between the Hebron and Lebanon Town lines (neighborhood of concern includes Windham Avenue, Jurach Rd, Bush Rock Rd, and Brindlewood Path). Residents are advised to avoid approaching or contacting any wild animals, or domestic animals that they do not know. If you think you came into direct contact with this skunk, call Chatham Health District or speak to your doctor. For more information about Rabies, follow this link to the DPH website:



7/7/2020: Rabid kitten identified around Debbie Circle in Colchester. The public should avoid feeding or approaching wild or stray animals. For more information on rabies please visit

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