Category: Health

Lamont provides update on CT’s coronavirus response efforts

KEY POINTS:  Since yesterday’s update, nine additional Connecticut residents have tested positive, bringing the total number of positive cases in the state to 20. This includes the first cases that have been detected in Hartford and New Haven Counties. Governor Lamont today signed his third executive order since the enactment of the emergency declarations earlier…

Lamont signs exec order to protect nursing home residents during outbreak

HARTFORD, CT – In response to the ongoing developments regarding the COVID-19 outbreak and the need to protect residents of nursing home facilities, residential care homes, and chronic disease hospitals, Governor Lamont on Friday signed an executive order granting the commissioner of the Department of Public Health additional authority to restrict visitation at such facilities.…

Lamont updates on CT’s coronavirus response efforts

KEY POINTS:  Since yesterday’s update, an additional 6 Connecticut residents have tested positive, bringing the total number of confirmed positive cases reported in Connecticut to 11. The new cases are residents of Bethlehem, Darien, Greenwich, and Westport. To date, 136 tests have been completed in Connecticut: 11 positive and 125 negative. For the first time,…

State Representative Lucy Dathan (D-Norwalk/New Canaan) announced today that due to current public health concerns of the coronavirus spreading in the state, the bipartisan transportation forum that was scheduled for next Wednesday, March 18 at New Canaan Town Hall has been POSTPONED. Citing public safety as the main priority, and with the most recent local developments,…

Norwalk, CT – Beginning Monday, March 16, 2020, Norwalk City Hall will operate with limited staff and scaled-back services amidst the growing COVID-19 novel coronavirus outbreak. Norwalk Mayor Harry Rilling made the decision today, Thursday, March 12, 2020, in order to protect the health and safety of the public and City staff, while maintaining core…

Wilton Library’s drive thru window keeps people rolling

Wilton , CT – Given the Town of Wilton’s current health advisories, Wilton Library will remain closed through Sunday, March 15. During this time, library custodial staff will perform systematic deep cleaning of all surfaces using CDC recommended guidelines. These cleaning procedures will be maintained for the foreseeable future. Beginning Monday, March 16, although the…