COVID-19 Updates

Posted on March 25, 2020 by Greg MacKinnon


Coronavirus (COVID-19) information is being updated rapidly as state and federal health officials work to respond. You can find the most up-to-date information on COVID-19 by clicking on the following links:

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The following actions have been taken by Governor Lamont in a state-wide effort to mitigate the outbreak and provide Connecticut

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COVID-19 Response update 03/24/20

Posted on March 24, 2020 by Greg MacKinnon


Dear Friends and Neighbors,

Gov. Lamont has announced plans for all school districts to access and adopt alternative remote learning options as part of the administration’s strategy to limit the COVID-19 outbreak. Additionally, the administration has made an appeal for organizations, individuals, and businesses to donate medical equipment to health providers. For more information on how and what items to donate, you can click here.

For more details on the state’s response, you can read Gov. Lamont’s

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COVID-19 Response: Frequently Asked Questions

Posted on March 19, 2020 by Greg MacKinnon


The governor’s administration continues to update a compilation of frequently asked questions related to the state’s response to COVID-19. You can access the document directly by clicking here.

COVID-19 Disaster Assistance Loans for Businesses & Employee Information

Posted on March 17, 2020 by Greg MacKinnon


It has been announced that Connecticut businesses will be able to apply for disaster assistance loans. In a statement made by Governor Lamont, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will be accepting applications for loans of up to $2 million to help individual businesses that have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak.

For specific information on how to apply for the SBA’s disaster assistance loan you can click here or call 1-800-659-2955.

Business owners who have questions about

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Opioid Crisis Response Legislation Receives Widespread Support at Capitol

Posted on March 6, 2020 by Greg MacKinnon


HARTFORD – The legislature’s Public Safety Committee held a public hearing on Thursday, March 5, to allow testimony to be made on H.B. 5318: An Act Requiring A Study of Technology That Police Officers, Firefighters and Emergency Medical Services Personnel May Use When Responding to Opioid Overdoses and H.B. 5317: An Act Concerning Purchases of Opioid Antagonist and Cartridge Injector Products for Law Enforcement Use. Rep. Bill Buckbee (R-New Milford) spoke in support of the bills because of their

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