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COVID-19 State Response Updates

Posted on May 5, 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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Governor Lamont’s Executive Orders

Governor Lamont’s most recent statement can be viewed by clicking here. In a state-wide effort to mitigate the outbreak and provide Connecticut residents with appropriate resources the governor has administered several executive orders. Here are details on his most recent order:

Governor’s Executive Order 05/20/2020

  • Takes several emergency actions in response to the COVID-19 outbreak and the governor’s civil preparedness and public health declarations, including: Modifications to permit the use of absentee ballots to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission during August 11, 2020 primary; and Clarification that orders by commissioners issued pursuant to the governor’s executive orders are not regulations.

To review all of Gov. Lamont’s executive orders, click here.

Health Recommendations to limit COVID-19

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), here are some helpful health tips to limit the spread of coronavirus and protect yourself:

  • Wash hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Stay home when you are sick
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then through the tissue in the trash.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.

Please check back, as additional information will be posted to this page as it becomes available.