Conn Gen Stat 19a-131j
Inspection Requirements During a Declared Emergency
When a civil preparedness emergency or a public health emergency declaration is in effect, the Commissioner of the Department of Public Health can suspend requirements for inspections that would otherwise be required. This suspension can extend for up to 6 months after the emergency is declared over. An inspection which was suspended will be required after the end of the emergency.
Temporary suspension of licensure, license renewal and inspection requirements upon declaration of a civil preparedness emergency or public health emergency.
(d) Upon the declaration of a civil preparedness emergency pursuant to section 28-9 or public health emergency pursuant to section 19a-131a, the Commissioner of Public Health may suspend the requirements concerning any inspection that is otherwise required to be conducted by the department pursuant to the general statutes or regulations. Any such suspension of the requirements for conducting any inspection may extend for the duration of the declared emergency and for up to six months following the date the emergency is declared to be over. Not later than six months from the date the emergency is declared to be over, the department shall conduct any inspection not conducted during the period of the emergency and the subsequent six-month period. Such resumed inspections shall be completed not later than six months from the date that the inspections resumed, unless the commissioner, for good cause shown, extends this period of time. The commissioner may, for good cause shown, grant no more than two such ninety-day extensions.