Category: Coronavirus

Lamont: coronavirus cases in Connecticut up to 23,100 (+631 since yesterday) of which almost half are in Fairfield County

HARTFORD, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 23, 2020: Data updates on testing in Connecticut The following is a summary of the day-to-day newly reported data on…

Lamont announces members of the Reopen Connecticut Advisory Group

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont today announced the members who will serve on the Reopen Connecticut Advisory Group – the panel of local health, business, workforce, and education experts organized by AdvanceCT that will consult with his administration and legislative leadership on the reopening of Connecticut’s economy and education system as the nation emerges…

Connecticut Public Launches On-Air and Online Educational Programming and Resources to Support At-Home Distance Learning for Students Pre-K through 12

HARTFORD, CT – At a time when classrooms have given way to distance learning across the state and nation in response to the Coronavirus Disease 19 (COVID-19) virus, Connecticut Public is putting its broadcast and digital platforms to work to support the at-home educational efforts of teachers, parents, caregivers and children in grades pre-K through…

Stamford Begins Testing Nursing Home and Senior Living Facility Workers

STAMFORD, CT – Mayor David Martin announced today the City has made arrangements for the testing of asymptomatic healthcare workers at nursing homes throughout Stamford, including Cassena Care, Edgehill Health Center, Long Ridge Post-Acute Care, St. Camillus Center, and The Villa. Testing will also be offered to assisted care facilities across Stamford. “This testing is…

City of Stamford updates on coronavirus situation 04/22/2020

The City of Stamford updated residents through it’s daily newsletter released every evening.   First time reading our newsletter? You can subscribe by visiting https://www.stamfordct.gov/subscribe, fill out your email address and select “All City News & Announcements,” then click “Subscribe Me” at the bottom. This newsletter is available on the City of Stamford’s website. Residents…

Over $1.359 Million in Fairfield County COVID-19 Resiliency Grants Distributed  by Fairfield County’s Community Foundation

Norwalk, CT – One month since its launch, Fairfield County’s Community Foundation has awarded nearly 90 grants totaling $1,359,500 from its Fairfield County COVID-19 Resiliency Fund. The Community Foundation’s grants have been made to nonprofit organizations serving Fairfield County’s most vulnerable residents with a primary focus on four key service categories: employment or economic security; mental or physical health; education; and…