Category: Health

City of Stamford updates on coronavirus situation 03/25/2020

The City of Stamford updated residents through it’s daily newsletter released every evening. The content of this newsletter is compiled by the City of Stamford and relies on information provided by health professionals, City staff, state elected officials, local organizations, and members of the community. If you have information for this newsletter — or believe…

AG Tong calls on Amazon and Whole Foods to increase paid leave to employees during COVID-19 emergency

Hartford, CT – Attorney General William Tong today called on Amazon and Whole Foods to increase paid sick and family leave provided to their employees during the COVID-19 public health emergency. Attorney General Tong joined 15 attorneys general in sending a letter asking the companies to provide increased paid sick and family leave in line…

Eversource: Company Continues Essential Work to Ensure Reliability During COVID-19 Pandemic

BERLIN, CT – As Eversource operates under its COVID-19 pandemic plan to safeguard the health and well-being of its employees and the communities it serves, the energy company continues to prepare for emergencies and perform essential work to ensure reliability for its four million customers across Connecticut, Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Recognizing the importance of…

City of Stamford Launches “Stamford Together” Volunteer Program

STAMFORD, CT – Stamford Mayor David Martin and Board of Representatives President Matthew Quinones announced today Stamford Together — a citywide volunteer program to help support the emergency response efforts related to the COVID-19 public health emergency. “During this crisis, many residents in this city are willing to help others,” said Mayor David Martin. “This…

CT Gov: 203 new cases since yesterday, 71 in hospital, 12 now dead

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 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 24, 2020: Data updates on testing in Connecticut Since yesterday’s update, an additional 203 Connecticut residents have tested positive for…

AG Tong urges Trump to immediately prioritize production of PPE and testing supplies

Hartford, CT – Attorney General William Tong today joined 16 attorneys in a letter urging President Donald Trump to fully utilize the Defense Production Act to immediately prioritize the production of masks, ventilators, and other critical items needed by health care workers, first responders, and law enforcement across the United States. “We have health care…

City of Stamford updates on coronavirus situation 03/24/2020

The City of Stamford updated residents through it’s daily newsletter released every evening. The content of this newsletter is compiled by the City of Stamford and relies on information provided by health professionals, City staff, state elected officials, local organizations, and members of the community. If you have information for this newsletter — or believe…

Governor Lamont announces second philanthropic donation to help school districts with remote learning during crisis

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that a second philanthropic donor has stepped forward to help Connecticut’s school districts – particularly those that are under-resourced – employ remote learning methods as classes remain canceled statewide for an extended period due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. Indra and Raj Nooyi have informed the governor…